Porsche 918 Spyder Assembly Line 2014

Porsche 918 Spyder production capped and this is how the cars are being assembled.

Porsche 918 Spyder logo
Porsche 918 Spyder logo

The Porsche 918 Spyder is a worthy successor of the Carrera GT as its performance figures are staggering, with a 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) run in 2.2 seconds (according to C&D) and a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 2.8 seconds. It needs 7.7 seconds to complete the 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) run and 22 seconds to get from 0 to 186 mph (300 km/h) while top speed stands at 214 mph (345 km/h).
Tipping the scales at 1,634 kg (-35 kg with Weissach package), the 918 Spyder mixes up a V8 4.6-liter naturally aspirated engine with two electric motors. The conventional engine develops 608 HP (447 kW) while the electric motors put out an extra 286 HP (210 kW) for a combined output of 887 HP (652 kW) and a maximum torque varying between 917 Nm (676 lb-ft) and 1,280 Nm (944 lb-ft).
Porsche has already confirmed a successor is being planned which won’t be launched anytime soon but also “not in 20 years”, according to Porsche Research and Development boss Wolfgang Hatz.

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