20 Nov '13, 7am

Porsche plug-in hybrid smashes its own benchmark #Porsche #pluginhybrid

Porsche plug-in hybrid smashes its own benchmark #Porsche #pluginhybrid

We're used to controversies over reported top speeds and fuel economy: but what we're not accustomed to is a vehicle smashing its own benchmark even before its first delivery is made. Yet that is exactly what has been achieved by the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid. The vehicle has been weight optimised with a Weissach package and can now accelerate from 0-62mph in just 2.6 seconds: shaving 0.2 seconds off its previous best. In addition, its 0-124mph rate has been cut by 0.5 seconds to 7.2 seconds; while its 0-186mph rate is achieved in 19.9 seconds: that's 2.1 seconds ahead of its previous best. According to Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser, the senior vice-president of the 918 Spyder, all options available to electrify the vehicle were explored right up to its release: and now the vehicle can accelerate from 0-62mph in electric-only mode in just 6.2 seconds - this is without ...

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