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Porsche 918 successor needs to do the 'Ring in 6:30

The target will decide the powertrain

The target will decide the powertrain.

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'Porsche Effect' exhibit to celebrate brand’s design, engineering

An exhibit of more than 50 rare Porsches opens Saturday at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

More than just a bunch of 911's.

Auctions
Matching Porsche 918 Spyder and 911 R going up for auction

They both wear the same serial number.

The 911 R was first offered to 918 Spyder owners.

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Supercar 'Holy Trinity' raced at the track, drag strip, and to 186 mph

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.

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Chris Harris brings together the 918 Spyder, LaFerrari, and P1

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.

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Do we finally know which hybrid hypercar is fastest?

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?

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Autoblog Minute: UAW and FCA avoid strike, Clarkson teases new show

Weekly Recap For 10.9.15

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.

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Former Top Gear crew starts filming for Amazon show

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.

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Porsche completes production of 918 Spyder

What Comes Next For Zuffenhausen?

Porsche has completed production on all 918 examples of the 918 Spyder it will ever make. Now work can begin on its successor, whatever form it might take.

Recalls
Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness

Porsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component.

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Porsche planning something track-focused for Geneva [w/poll]

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.

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Porsche 918 Spyder goes ice drifting in Finland

The Porsche 918 Spyder was never intended to go drifting around the snow and ice in Finland. However, with the aid of a set of studded snow tires, the supercar looks fantastic doing it.

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Top Gear brings together LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918

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.

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Top Gear teases Porsche 918 vs McLaren P1 vs LaFerrari showdown

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.

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Watch a Porsche 918 Spyder being built by hand

No music track, no dialogue, no voiceover, just ten minutes of a group of women and men in a very clean room in Zuffenhausen assembling the Porsche 918 Spyder.

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Porsche to replace chassis components in 918 Spyders

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.

Translogic
Translogic 166: Porsche 918 Spyder

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.

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Porsche sells final 918 Spyder amidst excellent year of sales

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.

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