Porsche 918 RSR

  • Porsche 918 RSR

    We'll take any excuse to spend some more time looking at the Porsche 918 RSR, but fortunately, this excuse is also informative. Anthony Hatter, Porsche's design manager for sports cars, walks us through some of the key elements of the 918 RSR. It's not all academic, either: Porsche is planning a production 918 Spyder with much of the same aesthetics and technical abilities. For more on that car, check out our previous coverage here.

  • Porsche 918 Spyder Concept live in Geneva. Photos © United Pictures, Int'l.
    Production Porsche 918 Supercar To Keep Spyder Bodystyle

    With this month’s unveiling of the new 918 RSR hybrid race car concept, which featured a distinct coupe bodystyle, there were immediately suggestions that the cool convertible bodystyle seen on the previous 918 Spyder concept would be dropped at production time. Nothing can be further from...

  • 2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.
    Miss The Porsche 918 RSR's Early Unveiling? Catch It Now!

    If you weren't up at 6:30 a.m. Eastern to catch the live unveiling of the Porsche 918 RSR, fret not: Porsche recorded the whole thing and is replaying it on their dedicated microsite. You can watch the multi-hybrid racer's debut for yourself, as if you were there. Except for the smells and sounds...

  • 2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.
    2011 Detroit Auto Show Video: Porsche 918 RSR Revealed

    The unveiling of the Porsche 918 RSR hybrid/KERS racer took place just a few hours ago in Detroit, and now we have the official video of the unveiling. Framing the car in history as a spiritual descendant (though not a successor) of the fantastic, fearsome, and brutally fast 917, the video also...

  • 2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept
    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Porsche 918 RSR Live Photos

    The hybrid race concept Porsche 918 RSR was just unveiled in Cobo Hall and we have the first live photos of the car for you, fresh from the Porsche stand. It looks even better in real life than it does in the official studio shots, but then, it should. It should also go like a scalded, bionic cat...

  • Porsche 918 RSR race car
    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Porsche 918 RSR

    As predicted, Porsche has used this week’s 2011 Detroit Auto Show to unveil a new iteration of its 918 Spyder concept, the 756 horsepower 918 RSR race car. Sharing much in common with last year’s Spyder plug-in hybrid concept, including its advanced mid-engine platform, the new Porsche...

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