The Porsche 918 Spyder is capable of reducing a grown man to giggles when it’s hooned around an open runway, but is it faster than a Red Bull Air Race plane? German television show GRIP put the 887-horsepower hybrid hypercar up against a Zivko Edge 540 V3 racing plane to see which was the fastest.
Sometimes you don’t have to have the bright-red sports car to get everyone’s attention—the calmer, more serene colors can be just as charming. The same goes for your wallpaper, if you’re into the free version of that feeling rather than the one you’d get with a $1 million car investment.
Looks like even the Porsche 918 Spyder isn’t immune to egregious factory errors: Porsche has issued yet another recall of the hybrid hypercar and the mistake comes down to the nuts and bolts of the thing.
This Porsche 918 Spyder at the Porsche Driving Experience in Finland is the most magnificent “winter beater” I’ve ever seen. At this point, you’re literally beating winter in the face with 887 horsepower and 944 lb.-ft. of torque.
Today’s supercars are hybrid, carbon-fiber examples of how clean a car can be. Is there really a good reason why this has to be the case? I’m not so sure...
Chris Harris finally got the three hybrid hypercars together on a track and here’s the first trailer of the video and it looks like he might beat (Not) Top Gear to the punch.
A million bucks buys you a lot of car with the Porsche 918 Spyder. But that doesn’t mean you can’t crash it in a parking lot like it was a $500 Saturn.
Want a brand new Porsche 918 Spyder? You can’t have one. The last new one rolled off the assembly line this week. It’s that dark red one up there. Go ahead and feel your sadness-feels.
I know this because Porsche issued a global recall for its $850,000 hypercar for the third time due to a wiring issue. Basically, the company is forcing owners to drive their cars regularly. To the dealership.
Ever had a day so nice that you get Ice Cube’s “It Was A Good Day” stuck in your head all day? That was my afternoon. The weather was perfect, my car was track-worthy again, and someone brought a 918 Spyder to the track. Not to a car show. Not to the Porsche corral outside the track. On the race track.
While reaching the top speed of modern hypercars is not an easy task, the Australian government will let you rev your Porsche 918 Spyder’s 4.6-liter hybrid V8 to 8,900 RPM out there in the Open Speed Zone.
The Porsche 918 is an amazing technical showcase of hybrid technology, drivetrain calibration, and composite construction. It is a real deal supercar. But can it do donuts?
Porsche is confident enough to give Top Gear a 918 Spyder for the test we've all been waiting for, but surprisingly, the same cannot be said about McLaren or Ferrari. How is this going to happen? Luckily, we know a guy who might just be able to help.
Forget the three old chaps over at Top Gear, as it is clear now that our very own Chris Harris is the luckiest guy in the world. Here are two Ferraris, two Porsches, an Aston Martin, a BMW and a very special Renault to prove that.