Porsche 918 Spyder Now Available To Order

Porsche’s green supercar is now available to order, priced from £565,000 plus VAT. The production is limited to just 918 examples and scheduled to commence on September 18 2003 at the Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen factory. First deliveries will commence shortly after in November.

The 918 Spyder features a 4.0 litre V8 petril engine with over 500bhp and two electric motors, that deliver an additional. 218bhp. 0-62mph comes in just 3.2 seconds, top speed is more than 199mph, while offering an impressive 94mpg and CO2 emissions of just 70g/km.

The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery offers a range in excess of 16 miles on purely electric power. The tops peed on EV mode is 94mph.

Porsche says that the Spyder will be able to lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes and 30 seconds – ahead of the Porsche Carrera GT at seven minutes and 32 seconds.

Every customer who places an order for the 918 Spyder, will also get an exclusive opportunity to acquire a 530bhp 911 Turbo S ‘Edition 918 Spyder’, also limited to 918 units. The 911 Turbo S ‘Edition 918 Spyder’ can be ordered in the same colour the customer has chosen for their 918 Spyder, with deliveries starting already this June. The Coupé version costs £125,865 and Cabriolet £133,553.

Together with limited edition 911 Turbo S ‘Edition 918 Spyder’ images, Porsche also released first sketches of the production 918 Spyder, that you can see in the gallery below next to the concept, that debuted a year ago at the Geneva Motor Show. The production version will be based on a carbon-fibre reinforced plastic monocoque with removable roof panels, and with some styling changes compared to the concept, but nothing major.

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