Student uses Porsche flywheel to create boosted bike

If you know your physics, you know the faster a flywheel spins, the more energy it stores. As that energy is released as torque, its speed reduces. Applying that principle, one engineering student slapped one on a bicycle as an energy booster. » 8/22/11 1:30pm 8/22/11 1:30pm

Porsche Renders Production 918 Spyder In Clay

Before Porsche builds a handful of its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrids, it has to finish the production bodywork, which it teased today as part of an expansion of its research labs, which cost the equivalent of 250 Porsche 918 Spyders. » 11/23/10 10:00am 11/23/10 10:00am

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Takes Flywheel To New Heights

The flywheel-enhanced Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid outran the GT field in a Le Mans-class race in China on Sunday, besting the regular 911s, Ferraris and BMWs by more than two laps with one less pit stop. (Photo: Porsche) » 11/08/10 2:00pm 11/08/10 2:00pm

Watch Petit Le Mans This Weekend Or Watch Nothing At All

Petit Le Mans, the 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta, is this weekend. Peugeots, a Porsche hybrid, Panoz — If you've got a TV and you love cars, what the hell else would you watch on Saturday? » 9/28/10 3:20pm 9/28/10 3:20pm