2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Karissa Hosek ©2018, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

Built for the 2015 model year, this 918 Spyder boasts a fascinating and tasteful specification. Today it remains with its first and only owner. Finished in the highly desirable and truly stunning Liquid Metal Chrome Blue paintwork, a $65,000 option itself, the interior is trimmed in Black leather with Acid Green highlights, including matching stitching on the steering wheel and sun visors.

Keen eyes will further note that the car’s carbon-fiber interior trim is in a matte finish, as opposed to the traditional gloss finish, and that all the “918 Spyder” and “e-Hybrid” badging has been deleted from the exterior, making for a slightly stealthy and streamlined look.

Included on file is the Porsche CXX document that summarizes the custom tailoring options specified by the owner. Weissach editions aside, this example is the most expensive 918 Spyder delivered. Further options include the front-end lifter, fire extinguisher, Burmester stereo system, mirror covers in visible carbon fiber, rear spoiler in visible carbon fiber, vehicle tracking system, Acid Green seat belts, and wheels painted platinum silver. Purchased by a California-based Porsche collector who has maintained the car since new, it has accumulated less than 225 miles and presents in new condition throughout.

The car has been recently serviced, and the owner has also taken care of any outstanding recalls. Furthermore, the car includes all of its original delivery accessories, such as the factory photo book, motorsports six-point harnesses and collection of owner’s manuals, booklets and accompanying literature. Of the hybrid hypercar trio, the 918 Spyder is undoubtedly the most usable, as it beautifully combines its otherworldly performance with comfort, convenience and the joy of open-top motoring. Without question the most technologically thrilling Porsche to date, the 918 Spyder stands proudly with the likes of the 959.

Stephen Serio

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Stephen is the president and owner of Aston Martin of New England / Lotus Motorsports Inc. in Waltham, MA, although for the most part, vintage European cars are where his heart is. His need to over-indulge in vintage European cars of the 1950s and 1960s inevitably leads to coveting one more car. Recent garage inhabitants include a Porsche 356A Speedster and 356A European coupe, Ferrari 275 GTS and 246GT, BMW 2002 and a Hudson Hornet. HIs vintage-Porsche-driving wife, Amanda, tolerates this all nicely.

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