We will have to wait another year to see the Porsche 918 Spyder grace the floors of a car show. Hopefully we’ll get a chance to inspect it at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. We got a taste of the Spyder at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, but changes to the concept car are pretty significant—in a good way. Fortunately, car shipping will make these incredible pieces of machinery available to anyone who can pay the price tag.
Now, the engine’s V-8 is purported to be a whopping 4.6-liter, with alleged 550 horsepower from, not the original design of 3 but rather, 2 electric motors. Part of what makes this hybrid unique is going to be the racing technology used to craft the operating parts. The Formula 1 grade lightweight pistons, variable valve timing with the step motors for the intake and exhaust phase, the central injector and central oil feed to the crankshaft are among a handful of the design specs that will make the Spyder one of the most amazing hybrid sports cars on the market.