Porsche has released this video giving us an in-depth look at the technology behind the company’s new plug-in hypercar, the Porsche 918 Spyder. The animated video gives us various cutaway looks at the new Porsche while visually demonstrating the car’s four hybrid driving modes. Designed to be the ultimate eco-friendly …Read More »
Official video of Porsche 918 Spyder lapping Nürburgring in 7:14
Porsche has released an official video of its most anticipated supercar, the Porsche 918 Spyder, lapping the renowned Nürburgring in Germany in 7:14 last month. Propelled by its race-bred naturally aspirated 4.6-litre V8, and assisted by two electric motors, one at each axle, the 918 hits 100km/h from standstill in …Read More »
Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype Laps Nürburgring in 7:14 minutes
The Porsche 918 Spyder prototype has managed to lap the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in an official time of just 7 minutes and 14 seconds. The plug-in hybrid supercar’s lap time is on par with that of the Lexus LFA and a full 10 seconds quicker than the Nissan GT-R. Packed with 795 …Read More »
Porsche charges $65,000 for special paint on 918 Spyder!
It is rather unusual for a manufacturer to be forthcoming with their yet to be launched model, even more so if it was from Porsche. But that’s exactly what the German sports car maker has been doing in the last few months, by drip feeding the press with information about …Read More »
Tuned: 9ff GTurbo 1200 Porsche 911 GT3
Feel that your Porsche 911 GT3 is not fast enough? Well, German tuner 9ff might be able to help. For a price, 9ff will transform your 911 GT3 into the world’s most powerful and quickest Porsche. Called the 9ff GTurbo 1200, the figures are staggering: 1200 horsepower (895 kW) and …Read More »
Video: Is this the production Porsche 918 Spyder?
A video of a full size clay model of the new Porsche 918 has recently surfaced on YouTube. It appears to be shot during a customer preview in the US (Porsche hasn’t officially confirmed this), as evident from side marker lights on the sides of the car, a requirement for …Read More »
Porsche 918 Spyder to get Martini Racing livery
Long time Porsche racing partner, Martini Racing has signed a new partnership agreement with Porsche AG to make the Martini Racing livery available for the Porsche 918 Spyder. The 918 Spyder represents the future of hybrid super sports car. It features a mid-mounted 4.6 litre V8 engine producing 570 horsepower. …Read More »
Porsche 918 Spyder likely to pack 800 horses
The Porsche 918 Spyder will be the pinnacle of the sports car maker’s line-up and a fitting successor to the V10 powered Carrera GT. However, in order to please Greenpeace supporters and the European Union governments, the 918 Spyder will not feature a V10. It will be motivated by a …Read More »