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Porsche Shuts Down 918 Production Line. End Of An Era?

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It was just a little over 4-years ago that Porsche invited us to Detroit for something they assured us would be spectacular. When they unveiled the 918 RSR at the 2011 Detroit auto show it was fairly apparent that "spectacular" was the automotive understatement of the decade. Now, after just 21 short months of production, the last Porsche 918 …

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Porsche 918 Spyder Recalled Due To Wiring Harness Issues

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Porsche's mega hyper super hybrid is being recalled globally for a service inspection. According to the recall release, Porsche will be asking each of the people who own 918 Spyders, built through to the end of Arpil 2015, to bring their car in for precautionary checks of a potential issue. There are 223 cars in the United States market that fit …

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Bet You Can’t Guess How Much A Set Of Magnesium Wheels For The Porsche 918 Spyder Cost…

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We tend to spend a lot of time surfing around various Porsche related sites looking for information, new products and story ideas. Some times we find all three in one spot. This was one of those times. Last week I was trolling around on one of our sponsor's websites (SuncoastParts.com) when I stumbled upon their New & Featured products page. Now …

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This Is Hurley Haywood’s Very Special Porsche 918 Spyder

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On April 18th, 2015 Brumos enlisted the help of 2009 Rolex 24 Champ David Donohue (and current Porsche 918 Client Relationship Manger) along with Melissa Witek, Porsche Personal Design Specialist, to introduce a very special 918 Spyder: Chassis #259. Number 259 is a Weissach edition 918 built specifically for racing legend, and Brumos VP, Hurley …

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Flat Out in the Australian Outback

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It’s cool to see the 918 lined up next to the latest hyper-offerings from Ferrari, Mclaren, Lamborghini, et al at Cars and Coffee. But when I attend these events nowadays, the first things I look at are the odometers. Do their owners really drive them or are they success trophies meant to show off on Saturday mornings? That’s why this recent video …

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2015 McLaren P1 vs. 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder!

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The last Head 2 Head we shared with you compared the Porsche Macan Turbo to the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG. While fun and interesting, it didn't pack the exotic excitement of this latest episode. Today's hypercar battle is one for the ages: the McLaren P1 versus the Porsche 918 Spyder. Both cars have carbon fiber tubs and body panels. Both have …

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Ice Drifting A Porsche 918 Spyder

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I'm not sure I would have the cojones to do what this guy is doing in the video below. Granted it's a closed course in a controlled environment. However, that "controlled" environment is still an ice-track in the freezing cold temperatures of Finland. And, if I remember correctly, while carbon fiber itself doesn't get brittle in cold, the panels …

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Robb Report Selects The Porsche 918 Spyder As Its 2015 Car Of The Year

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Last year the Robb Report named the 911 Carrera S as their car of the year. Then, earlier this year they named the 918 Spyder as the "Best of the Best" when it comes to convertibles. Today, building on that momentum and citing its prowess as "a plug-in hybrid that has more in common with a Formula 1 racecar than a daily driver," they announced …

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Video: The Peaceful Tranquility Of The Porsche 918 Assembly Line

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Car assembly is usually a loud and dirty process, and the assembly line is never a pleasant place to hang around. There are impact guns and automated robots making noise. Porsche's 918 Spyder assembly line does things a little differently, however. Everything is done by hand, everything is done by artisans. This video accurately depicts what its …

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Porsche Issues Recall For 205 918 Spyders

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In September we learned that Porsche issues what might be the smallest safety recall ever for the 918 Spyder due to a potentially faulty rear control arm. That problem had the potential to affect a total of just 5 cars. This week we learned of a slightly larger recall, one that affects 205 Porsche 918s worldwide. While still a small number in …

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