Pebble Beach: Porsche to debut 918 Spyder and 911 50th Anniversary image

Porsche has recently announced its plans to introduce the 918 Spyder and the 911 50th Anniversary Edition this month, during the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

The brand new Porsche 918 Spyder which will be unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will most likely be a prototype, because the final production version will make its public debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September.

The model will be powered by a 4.0 liter V8 engine, which will be backed up by electric motors, producing a total output of 795 HP and 575 lb-ft of torque. The 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) acceleration will be done in less than 3.0 seconds and top speed will stand at just over 200 mph (320 km/h). The model should return 94.1 mpg UK and the CO2 emissions should stand at 70 g/km.

Besides the Porsche 918 Spyder, the German based automaker will also pull the wraps off the 911 50th Anniversary Edition, during the same Pebble Beach event. The model has been officially unveiled almost two months ago and it’s based on the 911 Carrera S. The sports car in question 1960s fabric design on the seats and the classic Fuchs wheels, amongst others. A total of 1,963 units of the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition will be offered for sale, across the globe, and in the United States, the model will be priced from 124,100 USD, without the 950 USD destination charge.