With the combination of hybrid powertrain and Porsche's 'PDK' dual-clutch transmission, it was devised as a technological showcase for the Porsche brand.
However, plans for a limited production run as a successor to the Carrera GT was announced on July 28th, 2010 after Porsche received 2000 declarations of interest.
The 918 Spyder production model was unveiled in early 2013 and a limited run of 918 units lasted from September 18, 2013 to June 2015.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)
The 918 Spyder Concept Study appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Super Series racer vehicle.
The racer vehicle is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 845,000 racer bounty.
It is one of the best performing cars in its class with a good balance between acceleration, top speed, and handling.
|Earn 845,000 racer bounty||Super Series||199 mph (320 km/h)||CLASSIFIED||AWD|
|Not Available||CLASSIFIED||3.2 seconds||2013|
Shift 2: Unleashed
The 918 Spyder Concept appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a class A vehicle with an overall performance rating of 1590. It can reach 182 mph (292 km/h).
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)
The 918 Spyder Concept appears in Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) following a multiplayer teaser trailer that was released on August 10, 2012, and was unveiled on the official Need for Speed website on August 24, 2012.
It is featured as an Exotic class car that is unlocked in singleplayer after defeating the Most Wanted #5 and shutting it down.
It is featured with powerful acceleration comparable to the Koenigsegg Agera R and responsive handling at the expense of a below average top speed.