Porsche 918 Spyder Concept
It’s official. The Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid supercar that so far has only been shown in concept form, is available for order and has been priced at $845,000 (not including destination and taxes). Porsche is only planning to build 918 examples of its stunning supercar so interested buyers better be quick. What they will receive when deliveries finally commence in November of 2013 is a plug-in hybrid supercar with a total 718 horsepower on tap and a stellar fuel economy of more than 78 mpg based on the European combined driving cycle. The earlier a customer orders their...
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...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
2011 Detroit Auto Show: Porsche Releases Video Teaser Of 918 Race Concept
You're already expecting a racing coupe version of the wildly popular Porsche 918 Spyder, and this video teaser hints that you'll be getting it. As is typical with factory-approved teasers, we don't get a whole lot of info or visual contact with the concept, but with Bosch-branded livery on the...Nelson Ireson
Porsche Teases Production 918 Spyder With Scale Clay Model
Powerful, efficient, and with curves to garner an R-rating, the Porsche 918 Spyder made the leap from technology show horse to production in an eye-blink. Now we have a look at what may be the production model courtesy of Porsche itself. A clay design model, released as part of an announcement of a...Nelson Ireson
Jay Leno, Arnold Schwarzenegger, And A Porsche Steering Wheel
Man With Steering Wheel: ...And this, of course, is the steering wheel. Jay Leno: Ordinarily, that's connected to the car, right? MWSW: Ach! You Americans. Such kopfschmerzen you give me. How do you put up with it, Arnold? Arnold Schwarzenegger: ...Huh? MWSW: I asked how you put up with all the...Richard Read
Porsche 918 Spyder Gets Official Production Greenlight
The Porsche 918 Spyder will definitely be built, and it's already headed to production.Nelson Ireson
Porsche is serious about the development of its hybrid technology, which for now is limited to its new Cayenne SUV and 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car. One day, however, we could be seeing the ‘green’ technology filter across more models within the German sports car company’s lineup. Before that day comes, Porsche will have to continue fine-tuning the technology, which it is doing with recent developments such as the 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car and the recently revealed 918 Spyder concept car. Last week we saw the 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car compete in the Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race and...
Report: Porsche Wants To Build 918 Spyder Hybrid Supercar
The Porsche 918 Hybrid is a very attractive concept--both to our eyes and to Porsche.Nelson Ireson