Mississauga, Ontario – Porsche has given the green light to produce the Porsche 918 Spyder, a production supercar based on the ultra-high-performance plug-in hybrid Concept Study that was first shown at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
“Production of the 918 Spyder in a limited series proves that we are taking the right approach with Porsche Intelligence Performance featuring the combination of supreme performance and efficient drivetrain concepts,” said Michael Macht, president and chairman of the board of Porsche AG. “We will develop the 918 Spyder in Weissach and assemble it in Zuffenhausen. This is also a very important commitment to Germany as a manufacturing base.”
The 918 Spyder Concept Study combines the performance of a super sports car with CO2 emissions of just 70 g/km, and in the New European Driving Cycle, fuel consumption of 3.0 L/100 km.