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Gallery: Orange Porsche 918 Spyder

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Circle Porsche of Long Beach, California, recently received the first Porsche 918 Spyder to be delivered to its owner via their showroom. The 918 they got turned out to be one of the most exclusive examples of the hyper car in the world, finished almost entirely in a unique shade of orange.

The orange Porsche 918 Spyder is a fully customized model with unique touches inside and out, and also fitted with the Weissach Package which adds extra aero parts, lowers the weight, and increases the power.

Now, since there are endless ways you can customize your 918 and make it absolutely unique, some way find painting it in plain old orange a bit unimaginative. But it’s the color the owner liked, and we have to say, it does look rather exquisite. The contrast the paint work makes with the carbon roof, mirrors, and aero kit is certainly very charming.

Porsche 918 Spyder Specs:

Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 4.593 liter / 280.3 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Direct Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 599 bhp / 447 KW @ 8700 rpm
Red Line 9150 rpm
BHP/Liter 130 bhp / liter

Electric Motor
Location Front, transversely mounted
Fuel Lithium-Ion Battery
Power 127 bhp / 95 KW

Electric Motor
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Fuel Lithium-Ion Battery
Power 154 bhp / 115 KW

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite
Chassis carbon-fibre monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, electronically controlled twin-tube gas-filled shock absorbers
Steering four wheel steering
Brakes ventilated and perforated carbon ceramic discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox PDK Twin Clutch 7 speed Automatic

Dimensions
Weight 1640 kilo / 3615.6 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4643 mm (182.8 in) / 1940 mm (76.4 in) / 1167 mm (45.9 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2730 mm (107.5 in) / 1664 mm (65.5 in) / 1662 mm (65.4 in)
Fuel tank 70 Litre (18.5 Gallon US / 15.4 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 9.5J x 20 / 12.5J x 21
Tyres (fr/r) 265/35 – ZR20 / 325/30 – ZR21

Performance figures
Combined Power 874 bhp / 652 KW
Combined Torque 1280 Nm / 944 ft lbs
Power to weight 0.53 bhp / kg
Top Speed 345 km/h (214 mph)
0-100 km/h 2.8 s

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