Porsche has released a new video that highlights the Weissach kit for the 918 Spyder model. The special package was designed to express an even stronger dedication to motorsport.
It features a lot of lightweight components. The carbon fiber parts of the Weissach package include the roof, the rearview mirrors, the windscreen frame and the rear wing. In addition, Porsche has added new ceramic wheel bearings, titanium chassis bolts, a lightweight braking system and 20/21 inch forged magnesium wheels.
Inside the cabin, customers of the new Porsche 918 Weissach will find six-point seatbelt harnesses and additional Alcantara upholstery.
The engine of the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach
The new 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach is powered by a 4.6 liter V8 unit which is backed up by two electric engines. This enables the German supercar to produce a combined maximum output of 887 horsepower and up to 1,280 Nm peak of torque.
Thanks to all the aforementioned weight saving measures, the Weissach-equipped 918 Spyder accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 2.6 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 7.2 seconds and 0-300 km/h in 19.9 seconds – improvements of 0, 0.1 and 1 second respectively.