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Porsche sells more than 600 units of the 918 Spyder

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Porsche sells more than 600 units of the 918 Spyder

The German based automaker Porsche has managed to sell no less than 600 units of the 918 Spyder.

With its main rivals Ferrari and McLaren producing just 500 units of the LaFerrari and 375 units of the P1, Porsche has taken a step forward and sold no less than 600 examples of its 918 Spyder. The hybrid supercar in question will be produce in 918 units and the remaining 300 vehicles are expected to find new owners in the next six to twelve months, so expect to see more of them on the road soon.

The Porsche 918 Spyder has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in a premiere. This is the company’s fastest model ever and also its first hybrid supercar. It is powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine, rated at 608 HP, backed up by two electric motors, producing an additional 279 HP. The total output stands at 887 HP (661 kW) and 1,275 Nm (940 lb-ft) of torque, which is translated into a 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint made in 2.6 seconds and a top speed of 345 km/h (214 mph).

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Friday, June 20th, 2014 - filed under News, Porsche. Image credit: .
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