Monday, January 10, 2011

World's sexist 'Green' Car ever produced 2011 Porsche 918 Spyder


Finally Porsche is once again getting exciting again both in terms of design and technology...

Power for the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept comes from a 3.4L mid-mounted V8 making 500-hp. The engine is mated to two electric-motors sitting on the front and rear axle with an additional output of 218-hp. Power is driven to the wheels by Porsche”s 7-speed Doppelkupplungsgetriebe PDK transmission, allowing the 918 Spyder Concept to go from 0-62 mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 198 mph. Drivers are allowed to choose from four different driving modes including E-Drive, Hybrid, Sport Hybrid and Race Hybrid. The E-Drive mode lets the 918 Spyder concept run on pure electricity with a range of 16 miles.  Details Here


Called the Porsche 918 RSR, this new advanced gasoline-electric-powered coupe closely previews a new series-production-based race car under development at Porsche Motorsport, which is eying a full-fledged, factory-backed return to the famed Le Mans 24-hour race in 2012, according to Porsche chairman, Mathias

Read more: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20110110/DETROIT/110109926#ixzz1AfW0c454

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