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Porsche Adds More Power to 918 Spyder Hybrid

918 Spyder now has 887 hp

May 15 2013, 12:42pm CDT | by

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Porsche Adds More Power to 918 Spyder Hybrid

Porsche has officially revised the specifications for its 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. The revised specifications and considerably more horsepower to the combined total produced by the gasoline engine and the electric motors.

When the car was first announced it produced a total of 795 hp. Porsche's revised figures are for 887 hp. That still puts the 918 Spyder behind other supercars from Ferrari and McLaren in the horsepower wars, but neither does other cars uses hybrid technology or all-wheel drive.

The impressive hybrid Porsche also produces 940 pound-feet of torque. Porsche promises the vehicle can go from a standstill to 62 mph in only 2.8 seconds. That is some serious performance.

 

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Toyota seize pole position by 5/1000ths of a second!

Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

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New format helps Toyota to Silverstone pole

Source: crash.net

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Porsche back on top ahead of qualifying

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Audi to the fore in WEC FP2

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LaFerrari XX could be the ultimate version of Ferrari’s ultimate supercar

Source: Digital Trends

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