Video: Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Promotional Video

At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche is showing its new Porsche 918 Spyder Concept, a plug-in hybrid open-top supercar with a mid-mounted V8. Porsche has just released a 2 minute video describing the story behind the concept.

Check out the video after the jump.

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Refresher: Power for the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept comes from a 3.4L mid-mounted V8 making 500-hp. The engine is mated to two electric-motors sitting on the front and rear axle with an additional output of 218-hp. Power is driven to the wheels by Porsche’s 7-speed Doppelkupplungsgetriebe PDK transmission, allowing the 918 Spyder Concept to go from 0-62 mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 198 mph. Drivers are allowed to choose from four different driving modes including E-Drive, Hybrid, Sport Hybrid and Race Hybrid. The E-Drive mode lets the 918 Spyder concept run on pure electricity with a range of 16 miles.

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept:

– By: Omar Rana