718 Spyder RS
From $ 160,700 *
493 hp
Max. power
3.2 s
0 - 60 mph
191 mph
Top track speed (with summer tires)
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Unfiltered driving pleasure. Open top.
Pure GT engineering in a proudly open-top 2-seater. Puristic, unfiltered, genuine. The 718 Spyder RS is a mid-engine roadster that leaves worries behind in fractions of a second. For driving pleasure with a powerful sound that you can hear and feel immediately.

Vehicle shown with Weissach package and other optional equipment.

The new 718 Spyder RS is a return to the origins of the roadster feeling – with a puristic and unfiltered driving experience otherwise only felt on sport motorcycles or in open race cars.

718 Spyder RS highlights.


Additional air inlets, louvers, increased downforce: the 718 Spyder RS evokes a storm of enthusiasm – also thanks to the typical mid-engine flyline and the characteristic streamliners.

Lightweight construction.

Reduced weight – more dynamics: lightweight construction measures such as the use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) ensure a significant weight advantage. In the center: the removable lightweight roof.

High-revving naturally aspirated engine.

9,000 rpm, high agility and an incredible sound: the 4.0-liter, 6-cylinder boxer, high-revving naturally aspirated engine was derived directly from the 911 GT3.

RS chassis.

Developed for tracks – tailored to winding mountain passes: the high-precision 718 Cayman GT4 RS chassis has been ideally adapted to the overall concept of the 718 Spyder RS.


In the cabin, everything is focused on the essentials: open-top driving pleasure with a motorsports character – from the 718 RS-specific steering wheel with 12 o'clock marking to the three round instruments and the door opening loops.

Weissach package.

Weissach. Birthplace of the Porsche GT vehicles. The Weissach package underscores this origin with numerous features in carbon-weave finish and the 'Weissach RS' logo as a typical signature.

Chronograph 718 Spyder RS.

The design details of the Chronograph 718 Spyder RS are perfectly matched to its motorized role model. Exclusively for owners of the 718 Spyder RS.

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The highlights of the 718 Spyder RS.

Porsche - The highlights of the 718 Spyder RS.
Design and aerodynamics
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Design and aerodynamics
718 Spyder RS
Lightweight roadster top.
The 718 Spyder RS is not a closed sports car that can be driven with the top open; it is an open-top sports car braving every corner that can be driven with the top closed. The 2-piece manual lightweight roadster top with two taut fins can be completely removed, used as a canvas roof or as a canvas roof with weather partition. For maximum weight savings, you can also store it at home instead of in the trunk. This saves up to 35 lbs compared to the 718 Boxster. Available with Red or Grey accents or in all Black.
Porsche - Rear lid with streamliners.
Rear lid with streamliners.
Typical of a Porsche Spyder: the characteristic streamliners at the rear end provide a visual continuation of the shape of the Black Supplemental safety bars. An unmistakable look that evokes memories of the silhouette of predecessors from the past. In combination with the Weissach Package, the upper part of the housing of the raised third brake light between the streamliners comes in carbon-weave finish – just like the finisher of the Supplemental safety bars.
Porsche - Additional side air intakes.
Additional side air intakes.
Combustion air intakes made of Black painted CFRP are used behind the driver and passenger, below the fins of the roadster top. The result: improved dynamic wind pressure, which gives the engine additional air through the airbox and amps up the vehicle’s motorsport character. In combination with the Weissach package, the air intakes come in carbon-weave finish.
Porsche - Front end.
Front end.
The pronounced front spoiler lip, with an air curtain in front of the wheel-arch housings, ensures increased aerodynamic downforce on the front axle. The central air intake in the front end further optimizes aerodynamics and directs the air flow upwards through the exhaust opening in front of the front trunk lid.
Porsche - CFRP fenders including louvers.
CFRP fenders including louvers.
The upper openings in the wheel arch made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), the so-called louvers, and the newly designed front spoiler lip with air curtains surrounded by airflow optimize the wheel-arch ventilation. The result: the reduction in overpressure in the wheel housing and thus more downforce.
Porsche - NACA air ducts.
NACA air ducts.
Persistently defying the headwind: the front trunk lid made of particularly light carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in the exterior color. The NACA air ducts in Black improve brake cooling – and clearly state that this Spyder doesn't bear the abbreviation RS for nothing. In combination with the Weissach Package, the front trunk lid in carbon-weave finish – optionally available partially painted – also underscores its motorsports heritage.
Porsche - Fixed rear spoiler.
Fixed rear spoiler.
The fixed rear spoiler between the tinted taillights is larger than on the 718 Spyder, emphasizing the performance-orientated design even more. In its typical GT form, it ensures the aerodynamic balance of the vehicle – even when the roof is open. In combination with the Weissach Package, the rear spoiler, the rear spoiler with the so-called Gurney flap in carbon-weave finish, creates a particularly sporty finish.
Porsche - Rear fascia with diffuser.
Rear fascia with diffuser.
Perfectly shaped super sports car technology: the rear fascia in Black with a diffuser, complete with fins, accelerates the airflow on the rear underbody, thus intensifying what is known as the Venturi effect. The 718 Spyder RS sucks itself onto the ground – for additional downforce on the rear axle.
Porsche - Sport exhaust system.
Sport exhaust system.
The large volume of the lightweight stainless steel sport exhaust system, with rear muffler and two stainless steel Black tailpipes moved apart, reduces exhaust backpressure and releases countless endorphins with every sound. In combination with the Weissach Package, the tailpipes are made of titanium and are reminiscent of the look of the Porsche 935, which was relaunched in 2018.
Porsche - Wheels.
The 20-inch ultra high performance (UHP) tires of the 718 Spyder RS are designed for performance with a large contact area and grip¹. Also included: the particularly lightweight 20-inch 718 Cayman GT4 RS forged aluminum wheels with 'RS' lettering on the centerlock. The 20-inch 718 Cayman GT4 RS forged magnesium wheels are available in combination with the Weissach Package for even more weight savings. Both wheel variants are available in different paint finishes, such as satin aluminum.

¹The reduced tread depth increases the risk of hydroplaning on wet roads.

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Porsche - Performance.
That most exciting combination of a storm and daring to go forward: chassis elements tried and tested on the race track, the GT4 RS engine – the 718 Spyder RS brings its untamed power to the road without compromise. Corner after corner. Goosebump after goosebump.
Porsche - High-revving naturally aspirated engine.
High-revving naturally aspirated engine.
The GT4 RS engine in a roadster: 493 hp at 8.400 rpm, max. torque 331 lb. ft. at 6,250 rpm. The 4.0-liter, 6-cylinder boxer, high-revving, natural aspirating engine with a maximum of max. 9.000 rpm is by far the most powerful in the 718 model range.
Porsche - Engine technology derived from motorsports.
Engine technology derived from motorsports.
6 individual throttle valves supply the 6 cylinders with air optimally for direct responsiveness and excellent dosing of the engine. It is powerful and robust thanks to a central oil feed, forged pistons and lightweight titanium con rods.
Porsche - Transmission.
The shifts of the performance-oriented 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) are fast and emotive. Even the 7th gear has a short, sporty response. The mechanical locking differential ensures optimal power transmission.
Porsche - Chassis with GT technology.
Chassis with GT technology.
Precise handling for winding mountain passes: lightweight suspension strut axles, taut springs and helper springs, in combination with specific wheel mounts, helps to ensure high traction and stability. Ball joints allow particularly precise wheel guidance.

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM, –30 mm).

The electronic adjustment of the damping control system actively and continuously adjusts the damping force on each wheel, based on current road conditions and driving style. The PASM has two settings: sporty-comfortable and sporty-firm.

Porsche Stability Management (PSM).

PSM is an automatic control system for maintaining stability at the limits of dynamic driving performance. The systems can be switched off completely in two stages.

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV).

The PTV improves the driving dynamics. The integrated mechanical rear differential lock enables higher traction and significantly improved lateral dynamics and driving stability during load changes in corners and when changing lanes.

Front axle lift system.

One inch may not sound like much, but it makes a decisive difference at speeds of up to around 37 mph thanks to the increased ground clearance.

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Deceleration in RS style.

The 718 Spyder RS slows down impressively quickly thanks to the 6 and 4-piston aluminum monobloc fixed caliper brakes (front/rear) with Red brake calipers, large cast iron composite brake discs and efficient brake ventilation and cooling.

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB).

The optional Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) enables high braking performance and constant braking pressure. The weight of the brake discs is approx. 50% lower than cast iron brake discs of comparable design and dimensions.

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Weissach Package
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Porsche - The name is the game.
The name is the game.
Weissach. The workplace of our engineers. It's no wonder that the optional Weissach Package specially developed for the 718 Spyder RS was given this name. The signature in the form of the 'Weissach RS' emblem can be found on the cover of the cup holder, as stitching on the headrests and embossed on the lightweight roadster top.
Porsche - Exterior elements in carbon-weave finish.
Exterior elements in carbon-weave finish.
The consistent use of the carbon-weave finish sharpens the design of the 718 Spyder RS even more – from the front trunk lid and the top half of the exterior mirrors, the side and combustion air intakes behind the driver and front passenger, to the upper part of the housing of the third brake light. The cover on the supplemental safety bars and the aerodynamic Gurney flap on the rear spoiler – also in carbon-weave finish – dynamically round off the consistent fine tuning.
Porsche - Roof with signature.
Roof with signature.
The 718 Spyder RS can cope with any conditions – rain or cold – even when driving with the roof down. The sight of the flat silhouette with the Weissach Package emblem embossed on the lightweight roadster top is now even more exciting than it already was.
Porsche - Titanium tailpipes.
Titanium tailpipes.
The two separate tailpipes produce a sound that is guaranteed to make you smile and gets deep under your skin. The look of the Titanium tailpipes is inspired by the limited edition 935 Motorsport production run from 2018, a tribute to the legendary 935/78 Le Mans racing car.
Porsche - Forged magnesium wheels.
Forged magnesium wheels.
The 20-inch 718 Cayman GT4 RS forged magnesium wheels are available in various paint finishes and save almost 22 lb of weight in total. For improved driving dynamics thanks to the reduction in unsprung weight – and unbridled driving pleasure on winding mountain roads. The centerlock with 'RS' lettering already increases the driving ambitions down in the valley.
Porsche - Interior with Weissach emblem.
Interior with Weissach emblem.
In combination with the Weissach Package, the upper part of the dashboard is also covered with Race-Tex, which has been tried and tested on the track, rounding off the decidedly puristic, sporty interior all while minimizing reflections in the windshield. The embroidered Weissach Package emblem on the headrests and the badge on the trim panel of the dashboard provide a clear indication of the origin.
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Porsche - 718 RS sport steering wheel.
718 RS sport steering wheel.
Precise handling starts at the interface between driver and vehicle: with the 718 RS-specific sport steering wheel including the Yellow 12 o'clock marking. The Black gearshift paddles with Yellow markings ensure crisp, short gearshifts, just like in motorsports. The steering wheel rim is finished in Race-Tex. A track-tested microfiber material that provides good grip.
Porsche - PDK gear lever.
PDK gear lever.
The GT-specific design of the PDK gear lever is visually based on a gear lever – with a manual gate. Grip area and boot are in Race-Tex, the shift pattern comes in Racing Yellow. The PDK gear lever is designed in the same way as sequential transmissions in racing cars. This means: the gear lever must be pushed forward in the manual gate to downshift and pulled back for shifting up.
Porsche - Race-Tex interior.
Race-Tex interior.
The circuit-tested Race-Tex microfiber material offers additional grip – for example on the steering wheel rim and the grip area of the PDK gear lever. The optional interior fittings offer an even sportier Race-Tex feel. The contrasting colors Arctic Grey or Carmine Red, depending on the equipment, set sporty, puristic accentuating details on the door opening loops, the decorative stitching or the perforated Race-Tex seat center.
Porsche - Interior trim in carbon-weave finish.
Interior trim in carbon-weave finish.
The trim panels in carbon-weave finish (satin finish) – for example on the dashboard and center console – emphasize the puristic, sporty character. In combination with the Weissach Package, the badge with the 'Weissach RS' emblem sets a clear signature on the decorative panel of the cup holder. The door-sill guards in carbon-weave finish (satin finish) with 'Spyder RS' lettering reflect its motorsports heritage as soon as you get inside.
Porsche - Full Bucket Seats.
Full Bucket Seats.
The Full Bucket Seats made of CFRP with carbon-weave finish and integrated side airbags offer excellent lateral support with minimal weight. The seat center is made of perforated Race-Tex with a Black underlay in Arctic Grey or, depending on the interior, in Carmine Red. The 'Spyder RS' lettering is embroidered on the headrests, and with the 'Weissach RS' emblem in combination with the Weissach Package. The Adaptive Sport Seats Plus with 18-way adjustment are available at no extra cost.
Porsche - Lightweight door panels.
Lightweight door panels.
Every ounce counts on the track and on tight hairpin turns – for even more performance and driving dynamics. A contribution to the interior: lightweight door panels, door opening loops like those found in motorsports, and lightweight storage nets instead of storage compartments. However, we did allow ourselves a little fun: the door opening loops and contrasting stitching in Arctic Grey or Carmine Red depending on the equipment, are an additional eye-catcher.
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718 Spyder RS
Porsche 718 Spyder RS
From $ 160,700 *
493 hp
Max. power
3.2 s
0 - 60 mph
191 mph
Top track speed (with summer tires)
* Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.
718 Spyder RS
From $ 160,700 *
493 hp
Max. power
3.2 s
0 - 60 mph
191 mph
Top track speed (with summer tires)

* Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.
49.3 in
Width w/ mirrors folded
71.8 in
174.0 in
97.7 in

* Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.
Technical Specs

Bore102.0 mm
Stroke81.5 mm
Displacement3,996 cc
Max. power493 hp
Max. power at rpm8,400 rpm
Max. engine speed9,000 rpm
Max. torque331 lb-ft
Max. torque at rpm6,250 rpm
Max. power per liter123.2 hp/l

Top track speed (with summer tires)191 mph
0 - 60 mph3.2 s

Approach / departure angle (steel suspension)6.5 - 10.6 °
Ramp break-over angle (steel suspension)10.3 °

Length174.0 in
Width w/ mirrors folded71.8 in
Width78.5 in
Height49.3 in
Wheelbase97.7 in
Turning circle diameter37.4 ft
Curb weight3,214 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)3,869 lb
Maximum load655 lb

Front luggage compartment volume5.2 ft³
Rear luggage compartment volume4.2 ft³
Fuel tank16.9 gal

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PDK (Automatic)From $ 160,700 *

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