The Porsche Owners Club GB Region 9 holds many track days throughout the year it was at one of these, on 25 September 2015 at Courbrough Sprint Course in Lichfield that a Porsche Centre Wolverhampton customer achieve a new lap record in a 918 Spyder.
The customer was delighted with the drive and performance of the 918 Spyder, achieving a top speed of 147 mph and completing the lap in just 1.19.7 seconds.
The 918 Spyder made its debut as a concept car at the 80th Geneva motor show in 2010 the production version was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013 with only 918 units being produced. The 918 Spyder has a combined power output of 887HP with representative of 91.1mpg. The power is produced by a 4.61V8 hybrid module axle on the rear with it reaching 154HP and an electric motor on the front axle, rising to 127HP.
You can visit Porsche Owners Club GB's website to find out more about them and the events they hold.
*Data determined in accordance with the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) as required by law. You can find more information on WLTP at www.porsche.com/wltp . For Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) range and Equivalent All Electric Range (EAER) figures are determined with the battery fully charged, using a combination of both battery power and fuel.
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