2018 Porsche 918 Concept, Specs, Redesign, Release Date, Price

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We have a bowl of rumor about the 2018 Porsche 918, and some speculations will be perfect to complete it. There is a big report from reliable sources that Porsche is ready to present this mid-engined coupe. It will be designed with the flat-eight engine to deal with Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Huracan. It is claimed to have current flat-six output but we think that Porsche should get more cylinders so that the performance can be pushed to the limit. They basically have eight cylinders for the new range top model.

2018 porsche 918 Redesign
2018 porsche 918 Exterior

Honestly, we have no idea at all about its actual look but we have few speculations. It has a recognizable design on its face because it will share a lot of things with the current especially for its visual cues. The wide rear will be longer than you can expect and we glad that it has proportional width and length so that it can support horizontally eight-cylinder engine under the hood of 2018 Porsche 918. If you see the Carrera GT, you might think that both of them have similar look. They have the same longer rear deck.

2018 porsche 918 Interior

2018 Porsche 918 is designed with the rigid look and weight savings. Therefore, we believe that the current materials inside the cabin will be renewed to reach this goal. The new platform supports the coupe to have fresh look. The wider and longer dimension allows it to have a more spacious cabin feel. We expect that the car has a luxury feel with the latest technology features. It is important because its rivals are luxury coupes too.

2018 porsche 918 Engine

We agree that the engine will be the most interesting part of the car is the engine. It provides more output without losing its efficiency and balance. It will go with a new engine with the traditional horizontally opposed design as its icon for decades. Additionally, Porsche will not use the current flat-six, but they will use the new 4.0 liter turbochargers and eight-cylinder to create even up to 600 hp. It will be the winner in its class. It happens because of the support of forced induction. They also possible to use the same engine but a little bit downsized for other models. For example, the 3.0 liter can be used for H—6 and 2.0 liter for flat-four. 2018 Porsche 918 will also get new chassis system to complete the demand of AWD or hybrid engine options.

2018 porsche 918 Release Date and Price

2018 Porsche 918 is entering its initial development phase and we have no exact price info. It is reported to come somewhere in 2018 with the price about $275,000 to $300,000. If you take the base model, the cost can be $250,000.