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Porsche 918 Spyder Sighting at Pebble Beach

My friend Roy clicked a few shots of the new 918 Spyder while it was at Pebble Beach over the weekend. The car is described by Michael Macht, President and Chairman of the Board of Management of Porsche AG as : “Production of the 918 Spyder in a limited series proves that we are taking the right approach with Porsche Intelligent Performance featuring the combination of supreme performance and efficient drivetrain concepts. We will develop the 918 Spyder in Weissach and assemble it in Zuffenhausen. This is also a very important commitment to Germany as a manufacturing base.”

Porsche expounds further when they describe the performance of the 918 Spyder:
“The Concept Study of the 918 Spyder allows CO2 emissions of just 70 g/km, corresponding to fuel consumption of 3.0 litre/100 km (94.1 mpg imp) in the NEDC, on the one hand, and the performance of a super-sports car, on the other. This extremely efficient drivetrain technology then forms a symbiosis in the 918 Spyder with truly outstanding design and high-tech motorsport achievements.”

What a cool cool car!

—Adam

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