calls to review usually tend to give in vehicles with large levels of production. Although on this occasion we will discuss a supercar of the most exclusive: the Porsche 918 Spyder. This hybrid plant face-to-model as the Ferrari LaFerrari or the McLaren P1, and who holds a record at the Nürburgring could have a failure. The reason for the call to review in this case has been the suspension.
The problem could be present in 306 units of the 918 to be made. Specifically, those who are in the united States and have been produced between the 6th of November, 2013 and 27 July 2013. According to the NHTSA, the failure is that the lower arm of the front suspension they may be prone to cracking. In this way the useful life of the system would be much lower and could also be a risk of an accident.
According to Porsche, the problem could be in “variations in the processes of surface coating of these components“. For this reason you will need to replace these items free of charge to 306 vehicles affected. What is certain is that is not the first call to review affects the Porsche 918 Spyder. Since had seen in which there could be faults in the wiring, and also belts.
A series of errors that Porsche should not have and less on its supercar hybrid representation. This model equipped with a V8 engine of 4.6-liter linked to two electric motors and develops 887 HP and 1,280 Nm of torque. With this much power is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 345 km/h. We hope that you do not have to undergo more revisions.
Source – NHTSA