VIDEO: 918 Spyder Engine Technology
When Porsche unveiled the 918 Spyder concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the automotive community was in absolute amazement. The super sports car from Porsche featured cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology along with stunning performance, forever changing the future of the sports car.
After more than three years, the 918 Spyder ended its testing phase and has made its world debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since then, Porsche has been busy breaking records at the Nurburgring and preparing for the first customer deliveries of the vehicle.
Using two electric motors combined with a lightweight 4.6L V8, the 918 excelerates to 62mph in 2.8 heart-stopping seconds. It’s equipped with 4 different driving modes plus a Hot-Lap feature that incorporates all 3 motors via an intelligent management system. In this video, the hybrid technology that propels the 918 along with the different driving modes are explained. It’s a great video that we think you will enjoy!