11 May 2023

Revealed : Porsche 718 Spyder RS ‘most powerful iteration yet’

New Porsche 718 Spyder RS revealed – Porsche releases its latest open top mid-engine sports car, featuring a naturally aspirated 493HP flat six, short-ratio seven-speed PDK transmission – Starting at £123,000.

The 718 Spyder RS offers a driving experience like no other

“With an engine taken directly from racing, the 718 Spyder RS offers a driving experience like no other,” says Kjell Gruner, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. “Slicing around a tight corner with the top off and the engine soaring to 9,000 rpm is an experience you will never forget.”

2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS
2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS rear 3/4 mountains

Powered by the same engine as the 718 Cayman GT4 RS coupe, the 2024 iteration of the 718 Spyder RS provides an additional 79 HP (493HP total) than its previous model, pushing it from 0-60 in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 191 mph.

Featuring a manually-operated fully removable soft-top, consisting of a dual-function sunshield and weather protector, that can be easily stowed in the vehicle. There’s also an exclusive Weissach package for anyone wanting the full performance and weight saving experience, featuring: carbon weave bonnet, titanium exhaust covers, forged magnesium wheels and carbon-fibre bucket seats.

2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS interior
2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS manual sunshield roof
2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS manual detail

The 2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS will be available to purchase starting at £123,000 and is expected to arrive with dealers by Spring 2024. As anticipation builds, the car will be showcased at the Porsche 75th Anniversary in Stuttgart in June and later make its debut on British soil at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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