The 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition Spyder 918 is powered by a single plug-in hybrid that will include high speed, mid-mounted V8 engine with a capacity exceeding 4.0 liters and output of 500 horsepower. The engine is based on the engine of the Porsche RS Spyder race who has demonstrated an impressive performance and efficiency across multiple wins Michelin Green X Challenge American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Power is transferred to the rear wheels through Porsche compact seven-speed Porsche-Doppelkupplung (PDK) gearbox with double clutch.
The interior and exterior design of the Porsche 918 Spyder branded special edition 911 Turbo S is inspired by and includes various hypercar acid green accents. The special color is used to model part-embroidered logos and upholstery sewing needles of the instrument, the PCM screen, illuminated door sill. Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder also offers a leather interior improvements and other carbon fiber inside and out.
The Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder will come with the same standard equipment as the Turbo S model, meaning Dynamic Bending Lights, 19-inch wheels in RS Spyder design with central locking nut, a three spoke sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles, adaptive sports seats, cruise control, and a CD/DVD changer.
The U.S. base manufacturer’s suggested retail prices for the 911 Turbo S “Edition 918 Spyder” Coupe and Cabriolet versions are the same as the standard Turbo S models, at $160,700 and $172,100 respectively, excluding destination. In Germany, the special edition costs €173,24i in Coupe form and €184,546 as a Convertible.