Porsche 918 Spyder to be sold out by December
North American demand \"strong\" for $850k supercar.
Porsche's 918 Spyder, slated to be produced only through July of 2015, will be sold out by December, according to the Volkswagen subsidiary.
According to Reuters, fewer than 100 ("a small double-digit number," per Porsche's Bernhard Maier) of the extremely limited run that will be produced are still available for purchase. Keeping true to the name scheme, the company only plans to build 918 examples of the $850,000 supercar.
The halo supercar pairs a 4.6-liter V8 engine with an electric motor on both the front and rear axles, adding up to 887 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can expect to hit 62 mph from a standstill in just 2.8 seconds, with a top speed of over 211 mph.
Less than 40 have reportedly been delivered so far, and at least one has already been destroyed by fire when the owner was attempting to refill the gas tank.