As I was watching this video, I couldn't help but feel slightly overcome by the steady marching wave of ever advancing technology in cars. Then I almost fainted in sheer terror at the thought of riding a motorcycle at 194 miles per hour. Autocar pits a Porsche 918 against a McLaren P1, and then throws in a Ducati Panigale Superleggera just for …Continue to the full article
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Guess How Much Luggage For The Porsche 918 Spyder Costs?
The 918 Spyder is Porsche's most expensive production car to date. For those lucky few that can afford one, spending a little extra on luggage custom developed to fit the interior is probably no big deal. Especially when you consider the fact that the luggage was designed by the Porsche Design Studio and developed alongside the 918 in Weissach. …Continue to the full article
3 Priceless Porsches Together For The First Time
Given that Porsche didn't have any big premiers or reveals planned at the New York International Auto Show this year, we weren't expecting anything extraordinary when we accepted an invitation to attend their private press event on Tuesday evening before the opening of the show. Boy, were we wrong! Similar to last year's event, the party …Continue to the full article
Driving the 887hp Porsche 918 Spyder
Chris Harris was among a number of journalists invited to Porsche's Leipzig track to drive the Porsche 918. Chris was only allowed 3 laps in the 918, but the video covers the best points of the technical presentation from the visit and provides tons and tons of details in a succinct and compact fashion. Enjoy! A Few Things To Point …Continue to the full article
Porsche 918 Official Photos and Specs of the Preliminary Prototype
Early on Monday, May 15th, Porsche released official photos and "preliminary" specs on the Porsche 918 prototype. While it's possible this release was planned it may also be a direct response to all the recent spy photos that have started to surface this past week. Regardless, the 918 Prototype shows that Porsche is staying very true to the …Continue to the full article
Porsche Even More Green by Taking All of Yours
Okay, maybe that headline is a bit unfair, but I couldn't resist. Making at least 718 horsepower the new Porsche Spyder should deliver zero to 60 mph speeds of at least 3.1 seconds (we're betting sub 3.0) and a top speed just shy of 200 mph. The fact is, with an MSRP of $845,000 the Porsche 918 Spyder is still a bargain (relatively speaking of …Continue to the full article
Did you hear? The Porsche 918 RSR is missing!
No, it wasn't stolen, but it's not in Detroit at the NAIAS where you would expect it either. For thousands of expectant fans, the absence of the Porsche 918 RSR came as a cruel surprise this weekend when the show was finally opened to the public after a week of reporting and accolades from the automotive press. Imagine driving to Detroit …Continue to the full article
Two more reasons for Porsche’s design, PR and marketing teams to celebrate
Since the 918 RSR's unveiling early Monday morning, news about the hybrid concept has rocketed around the globe in print and online. In fact, for the first time I'm aware of, Porsche was a "trending topic" on Twitter for a little over five hours on Monday. If you don't understand the significance of that, think of it this way; it's likely that …Continue to the full article
How Do You Define “Spectacular”?
What started as a simple, and perhaps offhand, remark during an interview with Bloomberg about Porsche's return to Detroit - “We’ll have something spectacular to show there." - by Porsche spokesman Hans-Gerd Bode, quickly blossomed into a hype driven guessing game by the automotive media. Since early December speculations have run the gammet …Continue to the full article