Become Perfection With This Driver's Eye View Of A Porsche 918 Hot Lap

So you may not be one of the very lucky few that's already pushed a Porsche 918 Spyder to the limit. That's too bad. But you'll be able to get a lot closer with this incredibly blistering driver's-eye view of a lap of the Circuit of the Americas with Porsche works driver Patrick Long. Strap in. » 4/14/14 2:30pm Monday 2:30pm

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder: The Jalopnik Review

If Ferdinand Piëch hadn't set his engineers on a course for 1,000 horsepower and 250 mph (Hello? Bugatti Veyron?), sports-car science projects like the Porsche 918 Spyder might not exist today. But he did, and it does. What's the 918 like to drive? Let's find out. » 3/31/14 12:30pm 3/31/14 12:30pm

Watch Jay Leno Raise Hell In The Porsche 918 Spyder

I feel terrible for Jay Leno sometimes. He loves cars so much, but he doesn't own any cool ones and never, ever gets to drive anything interesting. The man has a tough life, so I'm really glad he got the chance to sample a Porsche 918 Spyder in all its glory. » 3/24/14 7:00pm 3/24/14 7:00pm

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Volkswagen's invite-only party the night before the Geneva Motor Show opens is a preview of what you can expect from all the brand's under VW's umbrella. Cars, lots of dubstep and films about adventurous men, relaxed retirees and expensive women for those Bentley customers out there. Here's all I've seen. » 3/03/14 7:00pm 3/03/14 7:00pm

The Next Great Hybrid Hypercar Should Come From America

A few years ago, the word "hybrid" meant only one thing: slow, abysmal-to-drive eco-machines like the Toyota Prius. But 2013 was the year hybrid technology truly entered the performance arena with extreme cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder, LaFerrari and McLaren P1. Now we need one from America. » 12/11/13 4:00pm 12/11/13 4:00pm

Watch The First Video Review Of The Porsche 918 Spyder

The Porsche 918 Spyder is mind-boggingly fast. So fast, in fact, that it was even faster than anybody thought. Zero to 60 comes in less than three seconds, and somehow it still gets 78 miles per gallon. Our friends over at Autocar have the first video review of the production-spec Spyder, and it looks astonishing. » 12/01/13 10:12am 12/01/13 10:12am

The Incredible Porsche 918 Spyder Is Even Faster Than Everyone Thought

Porsche has finished the fine tuning of the 918 Spyder, and the resulting numbers have obliterated their original targets. 0-62 mph now comes in 2.6 seconds or 6.1 on electric power alone, and you get up to 94 mpg on the NEDC circle (78.4 US mpg) with the 'Weissach' package. » 11/18/13 9:00am 11/18/13 9:00am

Watch The Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Set A Nürburgring Lap Record

Six minutes and fifty-seven seconds. That's all it took for the Porsche 918 Spyder to lap the world's most storied and difficult race course. Now you can follow along as Porsche's new halo hybrid makes the fastest production Nürburgring run ever. » 9/10/13 1:37pm 9/10/13 1:37pm

Four Just-Unveiled Cars That Are Better Than Any New iPhone

Nothing Apple showed today can lap a track at high speed, help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, or cause an entire street full of people to turn their heads and gawk. Here are four new cars more impressive and any silly new iPhone. » 9/10/13 12:01pm 9/10/13 12:01pm

The Porsche 918 Spyder Is The Fastest Production Car To Lap The 'Ring

As if you hadn't already fallen in love with the Porsche 918 Spyder, the automaker announced today that the 887-hp überhybrid knocked out a Nürburgring lap time of 6:57, destroying all other production car lap times. Sehr Gut, fellas. » 9/10/13 9:31am 9/10/13 9:31am

The 887 HP Porsche 918 Spyder Will Get '85 To 94' MPG

Did you know that the first time we ever saw the Porsche 918 Spyder was way back at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2010? It's really been around that long. You can be forgiven for not being surprised by its production debut today in Frankfurt, but 887 horses could make you feel better. » 9/09/13 5:17pm 9/09/13 5:17pm

How Porsche Makes The World's Most Advanced Hybrid

The Porsche 918 Spyder is like no other hybrid on the road, promising Bugatti-like performance in a package capable of better fuel economy than a Toyota Prius. Here's an exclusive look at how they build their 887-horsepower, $800,000 flagship plug-in hybrid hypercar. » 7/16/13 12:32pm 7/16/13 12:32pm

Watch The Porsche 918 Spyder Run Wild In Real-Life At Goodwood

The Porsche 918 Spyder, you guys! It's long, it's low, it's wide, it's mean-looking, and it's a hybrid, just like your mom's fancy new Prius C. Except with 887 horsepower. And it made its official public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. » 7/15/13 12:21pm 7/15/13 12:21pm