The newest details of the Porsche 918 Spyder

Sit back and relax, enjoy the latest news from us about the Porsche 918 Spyder. Well, we just get new information about this hybrid super car. This source was obtained from someone who does not want to be named. He revealed that the Porsche 918 Spyder will be sold in 4 color choices, Carrara White, Black, Platinum Silver Metallic, and Basalt Black. Everything comes with a black interior. Indeed, the color choice is limited, however, Porsche promised to consider adding color choices.

Good news for those of you who wish Porsche 918 Spyder will use a V8 engine. Yup, this hybrid super car will use a V8 engine plus two electric motors. Porsche 918 Spyder could produce over 500 hp. Moreover, with the availability of a seven-speed PDK transmission, you can drive this car from 0-60 mph in less time of 3.1 seconds; with its top speed is 199 mph.

What is more interesting from the Porsche 918 Spyder that this hybrid super car will have four operating modes, the E-Power, Hybrid, Hybrid Sport, and Race Hybrid. You can choose to use which mode simply by pressing buttons on the steering wheel. E-Power mode allows you to save fuel, because this mode will rely on the strength of the electric motor as a source of energy. With a fully charged battery, you can go up to 16 miles. Hybrid mode will combine the power of the engine and electric motor. Hybrid Sport mode, you can use it when you have a long trip, this mode configures the powertrain to activate a rear torque bias so that engine performance can be more optimally. Race Hybrid mode is almost the same as Hybrid Sport but with additional power. So you can drive as you like, even if you want to drive a Porsche 918 Spyder on the limit performance.

Porsche 918 Spyder will use AWD technology, besides the hybrid super car will be equipped with a double wishbone suspension. Also features PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) and PTV Plus (Porsche Toque vectoring Plus) will further maximize the performance of the Porsche 918 Spyder. In addition there are system electronically-controlled locking differential, which helps you when cornering.

Porsche 918 Spyder will be produced on September 2013. This hybrid super car will be sold at a price of $ 845 thousand in the U.S., and in Europe will sell for € 645 thousand. Are you interested in buying a Porsche 918 Spyder?

Is it true Porsche will create a new concept car?

Porsche wanted to continue to compete with its rivals such as McLaren, Ferrari, and Lamborghini. To that end, Porsche tried to create a new concept car with mid engine. The problem, the project is still just a discourse, because, Volkswagen, the parent company has not granted permission.

If the project is to be executed, then the concept car will be sold at a cheap and produced by a finite number. This car seems to be a combination of the Porsche 918 Spyder and 911. The engineers at Porsche have designed the car. But according to Mathias Muller, Porsche boss, if the project was not approved because of the possibility of financial factors.

A little leak from the Porsche, these cars will use CFRP as its main materials. Of course, the use of CFRP is to reduce the weight of the concept car. Moreover, Porsche has often created the light cars, such as 911 GT2 RS and Carrera GT.

Look forward to the 2012 Porsche Boxster presence at the Geneva Motor Show 2011

Looks like Porsche really applies the slogan “do not change the winning team or the formula” in developing their new cars. It is seen in tests performed on the prototype of the 2012 Porsche Boxster. This sports car is not much different than the original design.

Although the 2012 Porsche Boxster was not so different from its predecessor, but the canvas roof was redesigned. In addition, several panels on these sports cars will be replaced by the new one. For the body frame material, it looks like Porsche will provide the same material with the Porsche Cayenne, which is using a lighter material. The materials are expected to reduce the weight of the 2012 Porsche Boxster to 180 kg.

Besides the focus on weight reduction in these sports cars, Porsche also consider the problem of CO2 emissions. The 2012 Porsche Boxster will be made for more environmentally friendly, and more economical, so that it can reach more market share. However, Porsche has not given details about the engine that will use this sports car; although few people expect the 2012 Porsche Boxster wearing a low-capacity turbocharged engines.

Porsche plans to introduce the 2012 Porsche Boxster at the Geveva Motor Show this year before a sports car is marketed. For you fans of Porsche, it seems you cannot miss this moment.

The 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Ready To Rock the New York International Auto Show 2011

The Porsche Panamera which is introduced since 2 years ago continues to grow; even they have created a product using a V6 engine and a Hybrid. However, this year they will introduce the newest Porsche Panamera, the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S at the New York International Auto Show 2011.

The design of the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S is use the 4-door and its weighs 600 pounds heavier than another Porsche Panamera. This sedan will use a V8 engine that can produce 550 hp (50 hp more than its predecessor thanks to the standard Sport Chrono Package Turbo). The 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds, with a maximum speed of 190 mph. This sedan uses 7-speed PDK gearbox, this does not only optimize fuel efficiency but also help driver can drive fast.

The Porsche Panamera became the most popular Porsche’s car, even to date it has already sold 1700 units, 1484 units were sold last year. These calculations recorded Porsche sales rose 34% from a year earlier. Though Porsche Panamera generate controversy when it is launched. Although the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S is now the most expensive cars of Porsche Panamera model (The price of $ 174,175), but it is comparable to the quality offered by this sedan car with V8 engine. Well, according to you whether the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S deserve to be your ride?

The Cayenne S Hybrid, First Porsche’s Hybrid Car

7 years ago, Porsche marketed their first SUV, the Cayenne. Since then, the Cayenne becomes one of the best-selling cars, even nearly reached the number of 300 thousand units worldwide. To keep the competition, Porsche continues to develop the better Cayenne. This year, Porsche introduced the 2011 new-generation Cayenne, the Cayenne S Hybrid. Then, what would be offered by Porsche on this product?

As first Porsche’s hybrid car, the Cayenne S Hybrid is no less when compared to the Cayenne S. Although this hybrid car just uses V6 engine combined with the Electrical engines, but its speed can match V8 engine speeds of the Cayenne S. This car could produce 333 hp (can even reach 380 hp if both engines running), and able to reach a speed of 100 KMH in a time of 6.2 seconds. This car also uses the latest transmission, 8-Speed Tiptronic S Automatic Transmission, same as used on the Porsche Panamera.

In addition, the Cayenne S Hybrid is equipped with a downhill mode; the system which will shut down both engines as they pass the down road to save fuel. This hybrid car also includes an environmentally friendly car with a CO2 emission rate is only 193 grams / km.

How much for this car? The Cayenne S Hybrid sold with the benchmark price of $ 55 thousand to $ 118 thousand. This efficient, fast, and environmentally friendly car is very worthy to fill your home garage.