The 918 Spyder is inspired by legendary racing cars such as the Porsche 917 Le Mans and the current Porsche RS Spyder. The exterior design is defined by striking rear hoods extending out of the headrests and retractable air intakes with a ram air function. The interior gets sports bucket seats, a touch-sensitive surface for intuitive control of the car’s functions and three-spoke multifunction sports steering wheel.
V8 engine delivering more than 500 hp and three electric motors with overall output of 218 hp. The engine emits just 70 grams CO2 per kilometer and has a fuel consumption of just 3.0 liters /100 kilometers (94 mpg imp). Despite this the car’s performances are impressive: the sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just under 3.2 seconds, top speed of 198 mph, faster than even the Porsche Carrera GT.