It's definitely a new era for Porsche. A new Le Mans racer and a new Hybrid supercar and who knows what's still to come.
Chris Harris got the chance to drive the new Porsche 918 Spyder around the circuit and we are glad he did! As always, lots of driving, engine screaming and power sliding in a $845,000 supercar.
As a refresher, the Porsche 918 Spyder is powered by a 4.6-liter V8 combined with two electric motors to produce 887 Hp. It is able to run on electricity alone for 20 kilometers (or 18 miles which is about 28 kilometers according to Chris in this test) and has an estimated fuel consumption of 3 liters per 100 km (78 mpg). It can also go from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.8 seconds and it can lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6:57 once the hot lap mode is activated.
Video after the jump.