Porsche Spy­der 918

Emirates Man - - STYLE - porsche. com/ mid­dle- east

Only 918 of th­ese su­per­cars have rolled off the pro­duc­tion line so far, and the hefty Dhs3,5000,000 price tag hasn’t stopped it be­ing a sell- out ( although it’s ru­moured one of the big chiefs at the car­maker has bought a fair num­ber of them). Pow­ered by a 4.6l, V8 en­gine, it has a top speed of 340km/ h and the bat­tery can be recharged with only two litres of fuel. Dur­ing ini­tial test­ing the 918 recorded a lap time of less than seven min­utes around the 20.6km- long Nur­bur­gring Nord­schleife. It shaved 17 seconds off the record for street- le­gal cars driv­ing the track.

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