Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Supercars | Porsche 918 Supercars

ThePorsche 918 new Porsche Concept car that has been the star of the 2010 Geneva show, It is known to be the Porsche 918 Spyder and known internally as the project XG10 which stands for X1 Geneva 2010, the platform of this new supercar is very versatile it comes with either 2 or 4 wheel drive and this Porsche 918 Spyder is either a convertible or non convertible and it can be powered by either ansupercars electric charge or gasoline, but aside from its versatility the main objective of this car is to be one of the fastest yet green friendly car in the world, well the objective just might have been achieved with this supercar.

Porsche 918 Spyder is powered by a high revving 3.4 liter V8 engine that is working with 3 electric motors that produces more than 700 combined horsepower and this genius design was the one that makes the whole objective possible, the emission level of this car is 70 grams of CO2 per kilometer on fuel consumption of only three liters/100 kilometers, while this car is able to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 3.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 198 mph it even breaks Carrera GT's Lap time.

Porsche 918 Spyder offers several settings depending on how you want it, there are 5 different settings offered in the switch attached in the steering wheel there is the Electric mode drives the front wheels only and is ideally suited for brief commutes. H for hybrid is the mode of choice in dense urban traffic or in areas. S for sport-hybrid is a dynamic setup that prioritizes four-wheel drive with a rear-wheel bias. R denotes race-hybrid and should be used only on circuits where vehicle dynamics are automatically calibrated for the sharpest responses and the most focused performance. And when you need a quick burst of extra power, hit the the red E-boost button and you'll get a few seconds of added juice, but of course the lesser power mode you choose the more efficient and green friendly this Porsche 918 become.

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