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Featured More Assetto Corsa Porsche 918 Spyder Previews

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Paul Jeffrey, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Assetto Corsa Porsche 918 Spyder 2.jpg
    Kunos Simulazioni have released another batch of new preview images from the upcoming Porsche DLC Volume One package, focusing on the Porsche 918 Spyder that is set to be released alongside six other models from the Porsche brand.

    The 918 Spyder is a 4.6 litre V8 mid-engine two-seater sports car delivering 608 metric horsepower (447 kW) at 8,500 rpm and 528 N·m (389 lbf·ft) of maximum torque. In layman's terms, the 918 Spyder can reach 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.5 seconds, 0-200 km/h (120 mph) in 7.2 seconds, 0-300 km/h (190 mph) in 19.9 seconds and a tested top speed of 218 mph (351 km/h). So yes, its pretty quick. So quick in fact during a Car and Driver's independent test the Porsche 918 achieved a 2.2 second 0-60 mph, making it the fastest accelerating production car currently produced.

    In much the way of modern motoring, the 918 benefits from hybrid technology, hosting two electric motors delivering an additional 279 PS (205 kW) of power. With an additional 154hp courtesy of the rear wheel driven electric motor. The front 92 kW electric motor drives the front axle of the 918, with the total system giving off 887 PS (652 kW) and 1,280 N·m (940 lbf·ft) of torque

    So we can safely say its a good and quick car, no doubt produced to an incredibly high standard by the man and women working over at Kunos Simulazioni.

    Assetto Corsa is available to purchase for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC right now. The Porsche Volume One DLC package will be live for PC versions of the title from October 25th, with a console launch to follow early November.


    The Assetto Corsa sub forum here at RaceDepartment is the place to go for Assetto Corsa news and discussions. We have a dedicated section for modders to discuss the game and showcase their projects at our Modding Discussion forum, we host finished track and car mods to download and we hold regular League and Club racing events for the sim. Check it all out today!

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    Do you think the Porsche 918 Spyder will be a good addition to the sim? Which car from the Volume One DLC are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
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  2. Torcano

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    As much as I'm looking forward to the 918, these guys should showcase some other car for once LOL... feels like the 918 is getting all the spotlight lately, I get the 918 is an important car and all for Porsche as a brand blah blah blah, but just gimme some detailed pictures of the dick and the 917/30 damn it. :inlove:
     
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  3. TheReaper GT

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    hahaha... sorry... I'm dying here. auhahuhua
     
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  4. Joseph Maxx

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    Ummmm, I'm pretty sure there are laws against that....
     
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  5. Chris

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    I've got some highly detailed images and diagrams in some of my old anatomy books from first and second year Physiology, which you can have if you like? :)
     
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  6. Azure Flare

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    Have you forgotten that you're on the internet? :p
     
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  7. Tom738

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    Hahaha.....Now I'm dying hahaha :roflmao:
     
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  8. ALB123

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    There is a new Trailer featuring the 911 RSR 3.0. It sounds............glorious!
     
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  9. Phoenix77

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    It sounds nice... bit of a shame it doesn't quite sound like this though :(



    Skip to about 2m 30s ;)
     
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  10. TheReaper GT

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    Don't worry, I'm sure Fonsecker will be on the case. :D
     
  11. Phoenix77

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    Very fair point :) Gotta love the modding community :) Thanks for reassuring me mate lol :)
     
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  12. Asterix

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    What's with the tennis balls?
     
  13. Phoenix77

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    Well spotted, I never noticed them...
    Listen to that beast.... Maybe they're there because you need extra balls to drive it ;) lol
     
  14. TheReaper GT

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    Old trick to prevent the engine from shifting the weight around.:D
     
  15. Phoenix77

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    Are you sure mate, I reckon they're used to plug the intake trumpets? That's why there are six of them ;)
     
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  16. TheReaper GT

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    Can be. I've done that haha :D