Next month Porsche will bring the production version of the 918 Spyder unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. However until we’ve seen the final thing we will continue to speculate. Today’s rumors are that the next supercar will be priced at 500,000 euros ($630,000). That’s $190k more than the Carrera GT which is priced at $440,000.
According to a Porsche insider there are more than 2000 clients interested in the future hybrid car. It will feature a 500-HP V8 engine and an electric drive-systems that will allow the vehicle to run up to 25 kilometers on electric power. It will be capable of hitting a top speed of 199 mph. All this while emitting no more than 70 grams of CO2 per kilometer on fuel consumption and with a fuel consumption of of three liters per 100 kilometers.
"The Spyder will become Porsche’s new supercar showpiece project," said Stefan Bratzel, director of the Center of Automotive at the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch- Gladbach, Germany. "It unites Porsche’s high-performance engineering with intelligent drive technology."