Incredible Porsche 918 Spyder Powertrain Detail: Video

Follow Nelson

If you've wondered just how the Porsche 918 Spyder manages to put its plug-in hybrid, all-wheel drive system to use--or how it packages it all in the Spyder's sleek little body--wonder no more. Porsche has answered all of your questions in exquisite, beautiful detail.

The 918 Spyder is already ogle-worthy, but you'll be hitting pause a dozen times in this video just to examine the diagrams, displays, and details of the drivetrain's two electric motors, fierce 4.6-liter V-8 engine, PDK dual-clutch transmission, plug-in charging system, and more.

Visit our Porsche 918 Spyder hub page for all of the latest news and updates.
Follow Us


Take Us With You!

New Car Price Quotes
Update ZIP
We are committed to your privacy. By submitting this form you agree the phone number you provided may be used to contact you (including autodialed or pre-recorded calls). Consent is not a condition of purchase.

Research New Cars


© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.