How Porsche Created A Real-Life Electric Turbo Boost

Porsche's 918 RSR's performance hybrid system relies on this giant flywheel — sitting where a passenger seat should be — to capture and release energy on command. It's a real-life turbo boost button. Here's how it works. » 1/10/11 12:00pm 1/10/11 12:00pm

The Porsche 918 RSR Is Ludicrously Sexy

The mid-engine 918 RSR coupe Porsche unveiled in Detroit today combines the 918 Spyder concept with the brake energy regeneration gear of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid. It's the past, it's the future and it's making us hyperventilate. » 1/10/11 6:30am 1/10/11 6:30am