Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype Looks Like a Skunkworks Supercar

Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype Looks Like a Skunkworks Supercar
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Porsche has every intention of changing how the world perceives supercars when the 918 Spyder finally hits the market in 2013. The German automaker shocked the world when it debuted its concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, where the vehicle garnered enough attention to get the green light within months. The 918 Spyder will… Continue Reading...

Porsche 918 Spyder Update: Larger V8, Fewer Electric Motors

Porsche 918 Spyder Update: Larger V8, Fewer Electric Motors
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It’s been almost half a year since we last heard anything about Porsche‘s 918 Spyder Hybrid supercar. Few details have come forward since the German sports car maker confirmed that it was heading for production, but now we’ve been fed some information to tide us over until the production model comes to fruition. Published in… Continue Reading...

2012 Porsche 911 to Get KERS Across Model Range

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2012 Porsche 911 to Get KERS Across Model Range
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The next-generation Porsche 911 is set to make a significant departure from past models, including the use of a Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) on all models. The system will be similar in principle to that introduced in Formula 1 cars back in 2009, storing energy from braking and then transmitting that energy as an… Continue Reading...

Report: Porsche Planning Hybrids Across Entire Model Range

Report: Porsche Planning Hybrids Across Entire Model Range
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A report in trade publication Automotive News suggests that Porsche is planning a hybrid variant of every model in its lineup. Porsche’s Cayenne Hybrid is the first Cayenne sold to the public, while the 911 GT3.R has successfully campaigned in high level sports car racing in Europe. Next up is a Panamera Hybrid, as well… Continue Reading...

Breaking: Porsche 918 Spyder Approved For Production

Breaking: Porsche 918 Spyder Approved For Production
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Porsche has green-lit their hybrid supercar concept, the 918 Spyder, for production. The 918 Spyder, able to get 78 mpg while hitting 60 mph in 3.2 seconds, is expected to cost $630,000 by the time it hits the streets. We wonder if the much hyped $7,500 tax credit will apply, but when you’re this deep… Continue Reading...

Porsche Won’t Participate In Horsepower Wars

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Porsche Won’t Participate In Horsepower Wars
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Porsche AG says it wants no part in the ever escalating horsepower race, and will instead focus on engineering the vehicle as one unit, taking into account the power, handling and fuel economy aspects to develop world beating vehicles. “Our engineers are holding back on power – they are looking elsewhere now” for optimum performance,… Continue Reading...

Porsche 918 Spyder To Compete At 24 Hours Of Nurburgring

Porsche 918 Spyder To Compete At 24 Hours Of Nurburgring
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Porsche‘s 918 Spyder is set to contest the 24 Hours of Nurburgring in 2011, making it the second  hybrid Porsche to compete in the grueling endurance race, with the 911 GT3R Hybrid being the first. The 918 Spyder made its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March, and boasts (theoretical) numbers like 718 horsepower,… Continue Reading...
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