Porsche Adds More Power To 918 Spyder Hybrid

Posted: May 15 2013, 12:42pm CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles



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918 Spyder now has 887 hp

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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