As first cab off the rank at this year’s 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche went off with a bang, releasing three hybrid products to the market.
Possibly the most exciting of which is the 918 Spyder. The 918 Spyder reneges everything you have ever known about the sports car.
Using a hybrid system, the petrol side of the 918 Spyder consists of a 372kW V8. The electric part of the package consists of two electric motors that combine to produce an additional 162kW.
The end result is a car Porsche claims uses less fuel than the Toyota Prius, emits less carbon emissions (3L/100km and 70g/km respectively) and uses plug in hybrid technology. The 918 Spyder is capable of driving up to 25km on zero emissions.
If you thought the emissions and fuel consumption were good, how about 0-100km/h in 3.2-seconds and a top speed of over 300km/h?
It’s certainly an exciting time for the German manufacturer and we will keep you updated as news comes through about this amazing concept vehicle.