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description 918 Spyder Base

Engine
Plug in Hybrid with Parallel Full Hybrid drive system. 4.6 Liter V8 engine. 608 hp (Combustion Engine) 286 hp (electric motors) 887 hp @ 8600 rpm (Parallel Full Hybrid). 944 lb. ft. of torque @ 800 – 5000 rpm (Parallel Full Hybrid).

Engine Features
Lightweight aluminum block and cylinder heads. Water cooled. Four valves per cylinder with hydraulic valve adjustment. Continuous camshaft control for intake and exhaust valves. Dry sump lubrication with separate carbon fiber engine oil tank. On-demand electronically controlled oil pump. Electronic engine management. Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) with central injector position. Cylinder specific knock control. Stereo Lambda control circuits. Static high voltage distribution system with individual ignition coils. Carbon fiber resonance intake system. Sport exhaust system with top pipes. On-board diagnostics for monitoring emission control system. Electrical system recuperation with electric motor energy recovery. E-Power (E), Hybrid (H), Sport Hybrid (S), Race Hybrid (R) and Hot Lap (Red button) modes. Electric Motors: permanent magnet AC motors on front and rear axle. Liquid cooled high performance lithium ion hybrid battery including battery management system.

Power Transmission
7 speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK). Single speed gearbox for front axle’s electric motor (decoupled above 146 mph). All wheel drive with Electric Porsche Traction Management (ePTM). Auto Start Stop Function with coasting. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) including electronically controlled rear differential lock.

Chassis and Suspension
9.5 J x 20-inch 918 Spyder forged alloy wheels with central locking and 265/35 ZR 20 performance tires in front. 12.5 J x 21-inch 918 Spyder forged alloy wheels with central locking and 325/30 ZR 21 performance tires in rear. Tire repair system with tire sealing compound. Electromechanical power steering with variable steering ratio. Double-wishbone front suspension including chassis bearings with steel ball joints. LSA multilink rear suspension incl. chassis bearings with steel ball joints. Motorsport derived suspension concept with optimal wheel locations including rear axle steering. Porsche Stability Management (PSM) with sport setup or complete deactivation in two stages (ESC OFF and ESC + TC OFF). Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) with normal and sport modes. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Braking System
Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) with hybrid brake system. 6 piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers (front) and 4 piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers (rear). Brake discs with 410 mm diameter (front) and 390 mm (rear), all discs internally ventilated and cross drilled. Anti lock Braking System (ABS) integrated in PSM. Pad wear sensor on every brake pad. Brake calipers in Acid Green. Electronic push button parking brake.

Body
2 seat roadster with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) 2 piece removable hardtop. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) frameless doors with integrated side impact protection. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) integrated monocoque chassis. Front and rear fascia in lightweight plastic. Fully enclosed underbody paneling. Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) including automatically extending 3 level wing, automatically opening diffusers in front. of underbody, and speed sensitive and on-demand cooling with two position air flaps (open/closed) in front air intakes. “PORSCHE” and “918 Spyder” logo on rear fascia with chrome plated finish. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) front hood, roof, rear wing, side mirrors, rear side sections including side skirts and front and rear wings. Thin glass windshield, lightweight rear windshield and water repellent side windows.

E-Mobility
The Porsche Universal Charging Cable and Charging Dock are included as standard equipment. Supply cables for NEMA 5-15R (120V) and NEMA 6-50 (240V) electrical sockets.

Electrical Systems
Power windows with one touch operation and door seal protection. Single rain sensing windshield wiper with direct drive, two wiper speeds and adjustable intermittent wipe. Electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors. Reversing camera with image shown in central TFT information display. Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including 3D navigation display, featuring 7 inch touch screen, central high resolution. 8 inch TFT display, two USB ports, SD card, WiFi and Bluetooth. SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Traffic and Travel Link. HD Radio Receiver. Burmester High-End Surround Sound System featuring 11 speakers and 500 Watt output. 7 inch touch screen in ascending center console supporting multi-touch gestures and character recognition. Universal audio interface (AUX-IN) in console’s storage compartment. Cruise control.

Lighting Systems
LED main headlights for dipped beam and main beam. Daytime running lights featuring 4 point LEDs per headlight. Tail lights including back up light, rear fog light, turn signals and brake lights in LED technology. Driving light assistant with “Welcome Home” lighting.

Instruments
Three round instruments integrated in instrument cluster with discrete circular dials. Instruments for “Speed & Assist”, “Power & Drive” and “Car & Info”.

Safety and Security
Full size airbags for driver and passenger. Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP), side impact protection in the doors, thorax airbags integrated in the side bolsters of the seats, head airbags integrated in door panels. Three point automatic seat belts with seat belt pretensioners and force limiters. Engine immobilizer with remote central locking and alarm system with radar based interior surveillance.

Climate Control Systems
Dual zone automatic climate control with separate temperature controls for driver and passenger. Active carbon filter.

Interior
Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) Lightweight Bucket Seats with polished finish and deviating piping in interior color, Porsche Crest and “918 Spyder” logo on headrests. Driver’s seat electric height adjustment. Multifunction sport steering wheel with shift paddles in brushed aluminum. Leather interior including dashboard upper and lower sections, door panel armrests, door panel trim, center console armrest and side sections in smooth finish leather in interior color. A-pillar trims, supplemental safety bar trim, sun visors, steering wheel rim and airbag module cover in Onyx Black smooth finish leather. Monocoque, windshield defroster panel, door center panels and B-pillar trims in carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP). Airbag module surround, steering wheel spoke trims, dashboard center section, door pull handles, center console surround and transmission tunnel trim (left/right) in brushed aluminum. Side air vent surrounds, gear selector surround, inner surround of steering wheel spokes, door panel trims and belt outlets in Smoked Chrome. Two badges with “918 Spyder” logo and individual limited edition number on transmission tunnel trim. Ascending center console with high gloss glass surface featuring black panel technology and surround in brushed aluminum roof lining in Alcantara. Lockable glove compartment with additional storage in each door. Diamond quilted fabric on rear wall behind seats including pocket and fabric floor lining in footwells.

Luggage Compartment
Luggage compartment volume: 3.9 cu. ft., storage for 2 piece roof under hood.

 
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