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Porsche 918 Spyder Concept – the Boom in Geneva Motor Show 2010

Today Michael Macht, the president and chief executive officer of Porsche and rally legend Walter Rohrl, presented the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Car at its world debut at Geneva Motor Show 2010.

Porsche 918 Spyder Super Sports Hybrid Concept

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Concept

As the name suggests, this is the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept, an open-top super sports car. It was build on the Porsche Carrera GT, which was made from 2003 to 2006 a total of about 1,250 times, and with a unit price of 450,000 Euro, it was reserved only to selected customers.

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept photo gallery – Live at Geneva Motor Show

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Engine

The mid-engined two-seater Porsche 918 Spyder Concept combines the performance of a super sports car with the CO2 emissions of a small compact, innovative plug-in hybrid concept reducing emissions to just 70 grams of CO2 per kilometer and a fuel consumption of just 3 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp).

The prototype has a V8 engine delivering more than 500 hp and three (3) electric motors with overall output of 160 kW. The Porsche 918 Spyder has an electric four-wheel drive with torque vectoring, and the Porsche double-clutch gearbox PDK and electric Boost function. The total weight is due to carbon-fiber monocoque under 1490 kilograms (3285 lbs).

In its design and interior architecture, the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept combines classic elements with appropriate solutions for the future. Starting today (Tuesday, March 2nd, at 8:15 am – CST), the Porsche 918 Spyder, will therefore be presented at the Porsche booth in Hall 6 of the Palexpo building during the Geneva Motor Show 2010 edition.

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Video – Geneva Motor Show 2010 Live

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept via | Porsche

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