Porsche 918 Spyder concept review

The Porsche 918 Spyder concept from Porsche had the 2010 Geneva Motor Show going insane! Similar to how Porsche revolutionized the automotive industry years ago, they are doing it again with the new 918 Spyder concept, a.k.a. "Intelligent Performance". One cannot deny Porsche technology and the will to be set apart from the crowd, while still maintaining the infamous Porsche racing heritage. It's about time someone released a green friendly vehicle that still can satisfy the most hardcore performance enthusiast. With a mid-engine and ultra low Co2 emissions (70 grams per kilometer), this environmentally friendly Porsche is going to rock the world of green performance just as it did one of the most prestigious automotive events in the world. 

Video content: official Porsche 918 Spyder introduction video

What sets this Porsche aside from other green sports cars is that it still makes use of a gasoline driven engine. The powerhouse that moves the new Porsche is a 500 horsepower V8, along with the help of three electric motors yielding a total drive output of 160 kilowatts. Tired of the slow hybrids of automotive past? This sleek Porsche boasts a quick zero to sixty two mile per hour time of only three point two seconds. Combined with 94 miles per gallon, this is one of the first hybrid sports cars to truely satisfy the enthusiasts and environmental demands of the modern world.

Based on the success of the Porsche Carrera GT, the overall design combines Porsche heritage with modern technology in a flawless manner. Capable of both track and country club usage, the Porsche 918 Spyder concept is quickly becoming a favorite. Interested in purchasing one? It would be wise to visit your local Porsche dealer and get on the waiting list when it becomes available, as the immediate reaction is already calling for astounding sales. Enjoy the following footage shot by Autocar of the Geneva Motor Show Porsche 918 Spyder concept exhibition.

Video content: live Porsche 918 Spyder exhibition at Geneva Motor Show

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Source: Tampa Sports Car Examiner

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