Porsche 918 Spyder Prototyp 

  • built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 770 HP 4.6L
  • 201 mph
Essentially, the hybrid module comprises a 90 kW electric motor and a decoupler acting as the connection with the combustion engine.
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The result is very secure and stable handling.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 918 Spyder Prototyp

Top speed

918 Spyder Prototyp
201 mph
220 mph
217 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 918 Spyder Prototyp


918 Spyder Prototyp
770 HP
950 HP
591 HP


918 Spyder Prototyp
553 ft-lb
918 Spyder
944 ft-lb
442 ft-lb

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Porsche 918 Spyder Prototyp

In order to ensure that the installation position and thus the centre of gravity of the entire vehicle were kept low, the gear unit was turned “on its head”, by rotating it 180 degrees about its longitudinal axis, in contrast to the mid-engine, two-seater Boxster, for example.
The top pipes’ greatest benefit are the extremely short distances, as the hot exhaust gases are evacuated by the shortest, direct route and the exhaust gas back pressure remains low.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Porsche
Type of car Concept car
Year 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.87 lb/hp
Maximum hp 770 HP
Maximum torque 553 ft-lb
Max RPM 9,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,749 lb
Width 76.4 in
Height 45.9 in
Length 182.8 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in

road tests

Top speed 201 mph


Drivetrain 4WD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears


Displacement 4,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Electricity
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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