Porsche takes us inside the 918 Spyder assembly hall with this 11 minute video. There’s no voiceover. No overwhelming stats on performance or the number of parts used. Just the workers going about their job. It’s strangely hypnotic. And what a car!
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We don’t know much about this recent event at Porsche Centre Saskatchewan in Canada where a pair of Porsche 918 Spyders were unveiled in Gulf Racing colours, but we do know thse cars look damn hot! The only question is, would you like your 918 in Gulf colours or Salzburg red? [Source: VWvortex | Thanks […]
It was Mark Webber’s birthday during the week. He turned 39 and, according to Porsche, he “gave himself” a new 918 Spyder. You can see it pictured here in its sexy Salzburg red paint scheme, based on the 1970 Le Mans winning 917. Obviously, it looks sensational, we’re sure you’ll all agree. Follow the link […]
The Porsche 918 Spyder, it’s natural playground is the 20.832km of ribbon-like tarmac at the NÃ¼rburgring. But what happens if you find yourself faced with snow and ice as far as the eye can see? Don’t panic, just bung on snow tyres complete with 6mm spikes and let it rip!
It’s the McLaren P1 versus the Porsche 918 Spyder. It’s Evo. It’s Angelsey. This needs no further introduction. Suffice to say, like Jethro, I’d be prepared to sell my soul. And I suspect you would too.
After the flaming GT3 fiasco the last Porsche needs is the sight of a 918 hyper-hybrid going up in smoke. Alas, that’s exactly what happened to this 918 Spyder in Toronto. The incident took place at a petrol station and the cause of the inferno is unknown. Let’s hope it remains an isolated incident and […]
Since the McLaren P1 has been tarting itself on the media circuit it’s easy to forget how good the Porsche 918 Spyder is. With the optional Weissach package the 918 is even better. In this clip Porsche gives us a quick rundown of the benefits included in the Weissach pack.
UK mag Autocar is one of the first to drive and post a video review of the Porsche 918 Spyder. It’s a track only review but you still get a sense of how seamlessly the electric motors and the 4.6 litre V8 interact. The review is very positive and as the first of the hybrid […]
Word is that Porsche has almost sold all of its 918 Spyder hybrid hypercars. They’re only making 918 of them and the first delivery is expected on the 18th of September (there’s that 918 number thing again). And unless you have the seven figures likely required to buy one for yourself the closest you’re likely […]
Last week Porsche took a pair of production-spec 918 Spyders to the NÃ¼rburgring and created history. The 887hp/652kW petrol electric hybrid has just been officially launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show and Porsche used the occassion to announce the 918’s Nordschleife lap time. Factory racing driver Marc Lieb was at the wheel of a 918 […]
At last the wraps have come off the production version of the Porsche 918 Spyder. The petrol electric hybrid sportscar has had a long gestation, first gracing the floor of the Geneva Motor Show in early 2010. It then trasnformed into the 918 RSR for the Detroit Auto Show in 2011, with the order book […]
Here’s the follow up from Porsche on their 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar after the preview given by motoring journos last week. Things have changed since Porsche last gave an official preview in September last year. You can download the latest tech specs from Porsche, and read the embellished press release, after the break. Before you […]