The Supervisory Board Porsche, Stuttgart have given the green light for series development of the Porsche 918 Spyder. This was decided based on the overwhelming response from the public and customers to the Concept Study. This concept version of an high-performance mid-engined sports car with plug-in hybrid technology made its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and at Auto China in Bejing, hitting the headlines worldwide.
The 918 Spyder in theory allows CO2 emissions of only 70 g/km, and a fuel efficiency of 33.3kmpl under NEDC test conditions. Further product details of the 918 Spyder will be disclosed in the months to come.
Michael Macht, President and Chairman of the Board of Management of Porsche AG: “Production of the 918 Spyder in a limited series proves that we are taking the right approach with Porsche Intelligent Performance featuring the combination of supreme performance and efficient drivetrain concepts. We will develop the 918 Spyder in Weissach and assemble it in Zuffenhausen. This is also a very important commitment to Germany as a manufacturing base.”
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