Porsche Icon of 10 Years Reappears: Glass Onion – Knives Out Celebrates It – News

Porsche Icon of 10 Years Reappears: Glass Onion – Knives Out Celebrates It – News


The film Glass Onion – Knives Out sees Detective Blanc (Daniel Craig – ex James Bond 007) investigate the life of a billionaire who never leaves the real estate of a Porsche 918 Spyder. But his ending is sensational

December 26, 2022

THEfilm Glass Onion – Knives Out which is all the rage on Netflix brings back to the scene an unforgettable but highly sought-after vehicle that was truly cutting edge for its time, Porsche 918 Spyder. Here’s the scene: Billionaire Miles Bron (Edward Norton) – who in a way reminds Elon Musk – has a passion for a little “vintage” technology from ten years ago: for example, he only uses a fax machine, but when it comes to cars, no one can question it. his taste, because wherever he goes in the world he takes it with him BBLU Babyblueone at all Porsche 918 Spyder born in 2013. His life and his strange intrigues are tested by Daniel Craig (investigator Blanc) and a surprise ending, even for a rare Porsche.

Lfor Porsche 918 Spyder was a mid-engine “discovery” produced for less than 1,000 illustrations all were sold in the first marketing period (2013-2014) and whose production ended 2015. Its wonder was due to the fact that it was three-engine plug-in hybrid (two electric and one fuel from 4.6 liter V8 derived from a racing engine developed for Le Mans) for a total power of 875 hp and 1,280Nm of torque. It had a small battery 6.8 kWh and the whole electric project was definitely aimed at performance and definitely not for zero-speed driving, considering that in this configuration you can travel under 20 km. It can be charged from outside.

THEcentral engine V8 (600 HP) provided power to the rear wheels and in parallel had an electric output 154 hp and seven-speed PDK gearbox. Another electric motor from 127 HP it was dedicated to the front wheels and was rejected by the clutch when not in use. The street performance of this Spyder showed itself once unique; a rare thing, but it can happen, even Porsche had slightly neglected the acceleration by advertising 2.6 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km / h, while various tests carried out later approved up to 2.5 seconds and 400 meters in 9.9 seconds.

Lfor Porsche 918 Spyders it was also the first production car to go downhill 7 minutes to Nürburgring (and Weissach aero equipment). In a good movie Ryan Johnson A slightly toned down cheeky replica of 918 Spyders serves as a pore near the pond.