The Rimac Concept_One met its speedy friend, the Porsche 918 at a dragstrip in the Detroit area the other day. This is what happened.
Porsche 918 Spyder News
The Supercar Driver races one man's Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, and Porsche 918 Spyder at Silverstone, the drag strip, and a runway race to 186 mph.
Chris Harris brings together the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, and McLaren P1 at the Portimao circuit to find out which one is the quickest. He also invites Tiff Needell and Marino Franchitti for a track battle.
The Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, and Porsche 918 all line up on the same track, at the same day, with the same driver behind the wheel. Which is fastest?
FCA avoids a worker strike, a former Top Gear host teases us with a picture from Amazon's new car show, and Toyota predicts autonomous cars by 2020. Autoblog senior editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute Weekly Recap.
A tweet by Jeremy Clarkson shows the former Top Gear crew filming again for its new Amazon show. No expense is being spared with the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, and McLaren P1 heading onto the track with a big crew for support.
Porsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component.
Porsche confirms it's bringing the new Cayman GT4 along with another unspecified track-tuned performance machine to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Just what that second model is, it's not saying just yet, but we'll likely be looking at the new 911 GT3 RS.
Top Gear magazine managed to get the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder together on the same stretch of road, and released this video clip previously reserved for digital subscribers.
Leave it to the guys from Top Gear to finally bring the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and LaFerrari together on the same road – and capture it all on video.
Porsche is repairing 205 units of the 918 Spyder around the world for problems with unspecified "chassis components" on the hybrid supercar. The company discovered the problem during quality checks, and the affected owners have already been contacted to have the issue repaired, which could take around two days.
In the same month that Porsche announced that its 918 Spyder is sold out, Translogic is getting its first (and likely last) shot at the plug-in hybrid hypercar. Our drive starts off in a very civilized fashion as we tour the 918 Spyder's e-power and hybrid modes, but the fun really starts when the naturally aspirated 4.6-liter V8 engine roars to life in sport and race hybrid modes, augmenting the electric motors with an additional 608 horsepower for a total of 887.
2014 has been a banner year for Porsche, as the company has moved over 169,000 units through November, an increase of around 12,000 units over the same period in 2013. During last month alone, the company's sales saw a year-over-year jump of 25 percent. The European market, meanwhile, saw an 18-percent jump in sales, while its North American efforts have jumped 13 percent.
Willy Wonka granted just five lucky Golden Ticket holders access to his incredible chocolate factory, yet we consider ourselves just as fortunate, as Porsche invited us to be among the first of just four American journalists to see behind the closed doors of its 918 Spyder assembly plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Of course, there were no Oompa Loompas or flowing chocolate rivers, but the vast white hall tasked with producing only 918 examples of the automaker's limited-production flagship reveal