New York Porsche 918 Spyder | NY Luxury Cars
Rarefied — other words come to mind such as esoteric, exclusive, select and so on. It is a word that defines the Porsche 918 Spyder. As an owner, you will have one of only 918 vehicles worldwide. With a starting price of $845K, easily reaching $1 million with options, rarefied does justice to the concept of the 918 Spyder. Porsche has truly broken through the barriers of technology to develop this concept.
This isn’t your grandma’s hybrid.
The gasoline power plant alone is staggering; a mid-mounted 4.6 liter V-8, creating 608 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. If this makes your mouth water, wait, Porsche isn’t done yet. The 918 Spyder has two electric motors, on the front and rear axles, that put out an incredible 279 hp. Therefore, you end up with an amazing 887 hp and 944 lb-ft of torque. This supercar will do 0-60 in a mind-blowing 2.5 seconds. Oh, if you want to run in electric mode, the 918 Spyder will run up to 19 miles at a maximum 93 mph only on the electric motors. As a hybrid, braking and deceleration help recharge the electric system, allowing an operating range far in excess of any electric car.
Fve distinct driving modes.
The driver can select from one of five distinct driving modes:
- “E-power” is the purely electric mode, described above
- “Hybrid”, performing with electric power and gas engine as needed
- “Sport Hybrid”, with gas power as the primary yet utilizing the electric motors for performance
- “Race Hybrid”, which allows fluctuations in battery power to provide best power to the electric motors
- “Hot Lap”. the most exciting mode that utilizes full power of all systems for a few incredible laps
The 918 Spyder currently holds an unofficial record of 6 minutes 57 seconds at Germany’s famed Nürburgring. That is almost a half-minute faster than some of the best supercars in the world. However you will drive your 918 Spyder, you will set personal records as having one of the greatest limited production supercars to be released in your time. If the 918 Spyder still isn’t fast enough, you can order the Weissach package, a performance enhancing option that reduces the vehicle weight a further 90 pounds with careful use of light weight magnesium wheels, additional carbon fiber and Alcantara inserts in the cockpit.
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Power, acceleration and top speed are certainly worthy goals to achieve, but doing it in style and panache as only Porsche can will set the 918 Spyder apart from any possible competitor, if one even exists. Porsche angles the center console and embeds a touchscreen system to control vehicle systems. The steering wheel will evoke memories of race cars, with an assortment of controls strategically placed there. There is even a red button on the steering wheel, waiting temptingly for you to press it and activate “Hot Lap” mode.
Leather accents in the seats, Bluetooth® connectivity, navigation system, LCD monitors and the high-end Burmester audio system will surround you with technology and convenience. If you desire a pure luxury and personal statement option, a $65K liquid aluminum paint scheme is available.
There is no reason to wait any longer if you are looking for modern technology, efficiency, supercar performance and prestige all wrapped into one. The Porsche 918 Spyder will provide all that, and you will know as one of only 918 owners, you have achieved a pinnacle of automotive excellence few can every achieve. Come see us at Manhattan Motorcars, and reward yourself with a Porsche 918 Spyder. You deserve it.