A fleet of six Porsche 918 Spyders has been recently spotted cruising Monaco, ahead of the public debut scheduled for the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The German based automaker Porsche is getting more and more busy these days with its upcoming supercar, the 918 Spyder, and after the model has been unveiled over the past weekend, during the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it made its dynamic debut, a fleet of six units have been seen cruising Monaco.
The Porsche 918 Spyder is getting a hybrid powertrain made from a mid mounted 4.6 liter V8 gasoline engine and two electric motors, backed up by a 6.8 kWh lithium-ion battery. The internal combustion unit is coming with 608 HP (447 kW) and 530 Nm (391 lb-ft), the front axle mounted electric unit has 129 HP (95 kW) and the rear axle mounted one has 156 HP (115 kW). The total output stands at 887 HP (661 kW) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft).
The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint in the Porsche 918 Spyder takes 2.8 seconds and top speed stands at 340 km/h (211 mph). The model can reach 150 km/h (93 mph) on electric power alone and it has an electric range of 30 km (18 miles). The supercar is burning 3.3 liter / 100 km (85.6 mpg UK / 71.2 mpg US) and it will be priced from 845,000 USD.