Porsche 918 Spyder Hits 0-60 mph in 2.2 Seconds

Car and Driver has tested the quickest production car yet. Back in 2008 Car and Driver tested the 1001 hp Bugatti Veyron 16.4 which hit 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 2.5 seconds and a quarter mile in a blazing 10.1 seconds making it the fastest car they have ever tested. Until now that is, The Porsche 918 Spyder powered by a naturally-aspirated 4.6 litre V8 engine, developing 608 horsepower (453 kW), with two electric motors delivering an additional 279 horsepower (208 kW) for a combined output of 887 horsepower (661 kW) Car and Driver have managed to launch the hybrid-hypercar from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 2.2 seconds and hit the quarter mile in 9.8 seconds. That’s 0.3 seconds quicker to 60 mph and 0.3 seconds quicker to a quarter mile than the Bugatti Veyron 16.4. 2015-porsche-918-spyder-photo-611043-s-986x603

2015-porsche-918-spyder-photo-611060-s-986x603

To read more performance tests click on this link http://www.caranddriver.com/features/the-2015-porsche-918-spyder-is-the-quickest-road-car-in-the-world-feature

Images via – Car and Driver

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s