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Maria Sharapova and Mark Webber: joyride in the 918 Spyder The tennis star and the race driver go for a drive in Porsche’s super sports car

Stuttgart . Tennis star Maria Sharapova sped through her semifinal match at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. It took the title holder from Russia just 59 minutes to clinch a place in her third final in succession at the world class Stuttgart tournament by beating Sara Errani (Italy) on Saturday. And speed also played a part in her second appointment of the day as Mark Webber, the former Formula 1 star and new Porsche works driver, took the tennis diva out for a joyride around the surrounding Stuttgart area in Porsche’s super sports car, the 918 Spyder. At the invitation of Matthias Müller, Chairman of Porsche AG, the sports-loving Australian visited the WTA tournament in the Porsche Arena where he watched Maria Sharapova’s victory live from the side of Centre Court.


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918 Spyder: combined fuel consumption: 3.1 litres/100 km; combined energy consumption: 12.7 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions: 72 g/km
918 Spyder fitted with the Weissach package: combined fuel consumption: 3.0 litres/100 km; combined energy consumption: 12.7 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions: 70 g/km

918 Spyder: Fuel consumption combined 3.1 – 3.0 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 72 – 70 g/km; electricity consumption (combined) 12.7 kWh/100 km

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4/26/2014

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