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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder - Road Test Specs

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

(4.6L V8 Hybrid AWD 7-speed Automated Manual)


Year Make Model2015 Porsche 918 Spyder 2dr (4.6L 8cyl 7AM)
Assembly locationStuttgart, Germany


ConfigurationLongitudinal, midengine combined with front and rear electric motors
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected V8, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,600
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)608 @ 8,600 rpm
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)390 @ 6,600 rpm
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Hybrid typeParallel
Combined horsepower (hp @ rpm)887
Combined torque (lb-ft @ rpm)940
Battery typeLithium-ion
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)6.8
Plug-in driving range, mfr. claim (mi.)18
Transmission typeSeven-speed automated manual
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.09


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbones, coil springs
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs
Steering typeElectric-assist, rack-and-pinion steering
Tire size, front265/35R20
Tire size, rear325/30ZR21
Wheel size, front20-by-9.5 inches
Wheel size, rear21-by-12.5 inches
Wheel materialMagnesium (Weissach package)
Brakes, front16.1-inch two-piece ventilated cross-drilled carbon-ceramic discs
Brakes, rear15.4-inch two-piece ventilated cross-drilled carbon-ceramic discs

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)2.8 (to 62 mph)

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,616 (Weissach package)
Length (in.)182.8
Width (in.)76.4
Height (in.)45.9
Wheelbase (in.)107.5
Track, front (in.)65.5
Track, rear (in.)63.5

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