The most recent “supercar” from the Porsche Company, named Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 is simply a perfect vehicle. The newest model has a very attractive appearance, and here we can see some slight redesigns compared to its predecessor. Also, we can anticipate some changes inside, primarily in tech segment, but also some modification in interior design. The last thing, but not the least is a significant improvement in efficiency of the vehicle and also stunning performances. Today, we are going to present you this remarkable “supercar” from Porsche and some of its highlights.
Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 – Spectacular Design:
The exterior design of the future Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 will be a spectacular one. At the first glance, we can notice some Porsche roots on its exterior design and this is of course expected. This model is based on the Carrera GT, but its design is not a complete reminiscence of the mentioned model. The latest Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 has a low-slung stance put together upon with some smooth curves and lines which are made-up to provide the 918 Spyder an organic look. The updated LED technology powers the classic and well known Porsche headlights. Up front, we can also perceive very massive and muscular front fenders equipped with even more impressive and colossal air intakes which make it seem more menacing. To improve efficiency and speed of the vehicle, engineers use some lightweight materials in construction. At the back, the taillights are equipped with the same technology as the headlights and we can also see “Porsche lettering” between lights. The anticipated model will ride on very big 19-inch alloy wheels that will be fitted with tires of a high quality.
The interior design of the future Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 is very elegant and luxury and that is something we are used to seeing from this Company. Considering that this is primary a sports and racing car, the comfort inside is at a surprisingly high level. Other things inside the cabin are in fact not anything especially higher than the most attainable Porsche you have on the market. At the center of the dashboard, we can notice quite a big touchscreen display that is equipped with a lot of great systems including the updated infotainment system.
Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 – Engine Options:
This is the segment where Porsche definitely did a fantastic job! Instead of a very powerful and massive engine, this model uses a combination of a 4.6-liter V-8 engine with a hybrid powertrain and an electric engine. The first engine has the capability of producing 608 hp while in combination with an electric engine; the total output is 887 hp and 940 pound-feet of torque. This model actually uses two electric motors, the first one for the front axles and the second one fitted to the rear side. The acceleration from 0-60 mph is 2.8 seconds, with the top speed of 211 mph . The power is routed to the front wheels’ trough the seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung. You will be able to choose between five driving modes and those are Sports Hybrid, E-Power, Hybrid, Hot Lap and Race Hybrid.
Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 – Release Date and Price:
The release date of the forthcoming Porsche 918 Spyder 2017 should be by the end of this year, probably before Christmas. The starting price is very strong, around $845.000.