The third recall affecting the Porsche 918 Spyder has been officially announced by the German based automaker.
Choosing a hypercar which is extremely rare instead of the “ordinary” supercars will not get you out of trouble and the best example in this case is the Porsche 918 Spyder which is now the subject to its third recall. According to the car manufacturer, the model in question is now vulnerable to an electric wiring harness damage which has been caused by a carbon fiber component.
The affected number of vehicles has been announced at 223 in the United States, at 76 in Germany and 23 in Switzerland and the newest discovered recall is affecting all models which have been produced before the end of last month. Owners of these exotic rides will be contacted by Porsche and the company’s dealers will be making the necessary repairs / replacements. These will take half a day, so say goodbye to your expensive ride for a few hours.
The Porsche 918 Spyder has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in its final production form, and it is coming as a rival for the McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari. The model is getting a 4.6 liter V8 engine under its hood, backed up by two electric motors. The total output produced by the assembly is 887 HP (661 kW) and 1,275 Nm (940 lb-ft) of torque. From 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), the 918 Spyder needs just over 2 seconds and top speed is 345 km/h (214 mph).