Porsche already has 900 customers for 918 hybrid

Porsche already has 900 customers for 918 hybrid

Porsche is reporting that is now has more than 900 potential customers for its upcoming 918 Spyder hybrid.

The two-seater 918 Spyder hybrid was first shown at the Geneva auto show last month and represents an entirely new model for Porsche, which is aiming to increase sales to around 150,000 units a year by developing new products.

The hybrid drivetrain on the 918 Spyder features a V8 with 368 kW (493 hp) mated to three electric motors totaling 160 kW (215 hp). In total the 918 produces a whopping 528 kW (708 hp). The 0 to 100 km/h sprint is achieved in a mere 3.2 seconds and top speed is 320 km/h.

Fuel economy is also very impressive with the 918 Spyder hybrid sipping on just 3 liters/100 km, according to Porsche.

Porsche development boss Wolfgang Duerheimer said in a recent interview “I’m confident that we will soon reach the threshold of 1,000 potential customers. We need 1,000 seriously interested people to make a sound business case,”

The 918 Spyder hybrid is scheduled  to make a production-ready debut sometime in the next five years.

Porsche is reporting that is now has more than 900 potential customers for its upcoming 918 Spyder hybrid.

The two-seater 918 Spyder hybrid was first shown at the Geneva auto show last month and represents an entirely new model for Porsche, which is aiming to increase sales to around 150,000 units a year by developing new products.

The hybrid drivetrain on the 918 Spyder features a V8 with 368 kW (493 hp) mated to three electric motors totaling 160 kW (215 hp). In total the 918 produces a whopping 528 kW (708 hp). The 0 to 100 km/h sprint is achieved in a mere 3.2 seconds and top speed is 320 km/h.

Fuel economy is also very impressive with the 918 Spyder hybrid sipping on just 3 liters/100 km, according to Porsche.

Porsche development boss Wolfgang Duerheimer said in a recent interview “I’m confident that we will soon reach the threshold of 1,000 potential customers. We need 1,000 seriously interested people to make a sound business case,”

The 918 Spyder hybrid is scheduled  to make a production-ready debut sometime in the next five years.

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