Update of September 20th article with the official video of the record
The press release from Porsche was very brief and simple, it stated the name of the car, the tires used, the location of the track, the lap time and that's it! Porsche just adds "Any questions left? "
This press release does not give much details but the lap time says a lot about the capacity of this 918 Spyder
The record car is said to be a pre-production vehicle and therefore equipped with stock features, headlights, turn signals, street legal tires, and the optional Weissach package… This hybrid car is definitely one of a kind.
This impressive time of 7min and 14 seconds has been achieved by the famous Walter Rohrl, one of the greatest drivers of all time.
After multiple presentations in exclusive events, this hybrid supercar
which should finally be released in one year at the Frankfurt show in 2013, achieves a time that could only be temporary...