2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Starts at $845,00, But Can Top $1 Million
- The 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid will start at $845,000 when it goes on sale later this year.
- The hybrid can easily top the $1 million mark with the addition of 10 high-end options.
- Options include a 918 Spyder luggage set priced at $19,900, $63,000 Liquid Metal Chrome Blue or Silver paint and $32,500 918 Spyder magnesium wheels.
STUTTGART, Germany — The Porsche 918 Spyder, the German automaker's highly anticipated plug-in hybrid, will start at $845,000 when it goes on sale later this year, Porsche said.
A top-of-the-line Porsche 918 Spyder with the Weissach package starts at $929,000.
The base 918 Spyder can easily top the $1 million mark with the addition of 10 high-end options.
Options include a 918 Spyder luggage set priced at $19,900, $63,000 Liquid Metal Chrome Blue or Silver paint and $32,500 918 Spyder magnesium wheels.
Buyers can also opt for a $26,000 "authentic" leather interior, $10,500 lifting system front axle, $7,500 carbon interior package, $6,000 electric comfort heating system and $3,600 six-point seatbelts.
A Porsche speed charging station for the buyer's garage ups the price by another $22,100.
Porsche released the pricing to its dealers on Wednesday and confirmed the vehicle pricing and options list for Edmunds. But Nick Twork, a Porsche spokesman, said such critical information as the destination charge for the 918 Spyder has not been set.
He noted in an e-mailed message that the pricing is "subject to change and to final vehicle specifications as the vehicle is still under development."
The 770-horsepower 918 Spyder, which is the most exclusive plug-in hybrid in the world, has no real competitors.
Edmunds says: The 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder is becoming a true "statement" car, one that makes a statement about your commitment to green, along with the size of your wallet.