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Porsche 918 Hits 350 km/h in the Australian Outback

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Earlier today we showed you a video in which a Porsche 918 Spyder was racing a Koenigsegg Agera on the German Autobahn, and in doing so it almost reached 350 km/h on public roads. Now taking advantage of the momentum generated by that clip Porsche has released another video of the 918 going past 350, this time crossing the Australian Outback.

The point of all this is to leave no doubt about the ability of Porsche 918 Spyder to reach incredibly high top speeds without breaking a sweat. That said, these days with all the 400+ km/h hyper cars around 350 does not seem that impressive anymore.

Porsche 918 Spyder Technical Details:

Petrol 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 1
Location Front, transversely mounted
Fuel Lithium-Ion Battery
Power 127 bhp / 95 KW

Electric Motor 2
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Fuel Lithium-Ion Battery
Power 154 bhp / 115 KW

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

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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