Safety 718 Spyder
In the midst of irrationality – we can also be extremely sensible. Not just for quality and sustainability but also when it comes to the most important thing: your safe arrival.
They say with great power comes great responsibility. That’s when the brakes of the new 718 Spyder, derived directly from the 911 GT3, come into play. Specifically, front six-piston, rear four-piston Aluminium monobloc fixed brake calipers with Red finish. For greater inherent stability and faster response when applying and releasing the brake, even under extreme loads. The composite brake discs, adapted to the high power output, have a 380mm diameter at the front and rear. They are internally vented and crossdrilled for high thermal load and good responsiveness – even in the wet.
Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
Motorsport tested: the optionally available
As well as enhancing driving performance and fuel economy, this reduces unsprung and rotating masses. Which results in better roadholding and increased comfort, particularly on uneven roads.
The safety concept consists of a stiffness optimisation of the body construction, two-piece roll-over protection and two full-size airbags that go off in two stages depending on the type and severity of the accident.
So that you always know what’s coming towards you, the new 718 Spyder is fitted with tinted Bi-Xenon main headlights with