Yes But Can You Do Donuts In A $1 Million Porsche 918?

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? » 2/27/15 1:00pm 2/27/15 1:00pm

Here's How Top Gear Can Test The LaFerrari Against The P1 And The 918…

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. » 2/23/15 1:10pm 2/23/15 1:10pm

Watch Chris Harris Hoon His Favorite Cars Of 2014 For 42 Minutes

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. » 1/28/15 12:17pm 1/28/15 12:17pm

Porsche Recalls $850,000 918 Spyder Again

The exclusive, brand-defining, bleeding-edge technical showcase Porsche 918 Spyder is getting another recall, this time for the car's chassis. » 12/23/14 1:12pm 12/23/14 1:12pm

A Porsche 918 Spyder Crashed Into A Tree Hard In China

The great thing about mid-engined supercars is that they carry most of their important bits behind the seats, so unless you manage to crack their carbon fiber tub, they remain fixable. Let's hope this Chinese example is a survivor, too. » 12/18/14 7:12am 12/18/14 7:12am

Epic Track Battle Surprises Between McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder

British car enthusiasts Evo had driver and commentator Jethro Bovingdon put both cars through their paces at the Anglesey Circuit in Northern Wales, UK. The response of both vehicles was absolutely amazing, and both put up some seriously fast track numbers, yet ultimately Bovingdon's reactions made it clear which… » 11/16/14 4:00pm 11/16/14 4:00pm

The Porsche 918, LaFerrari And McLaren P1 Are All Headed To Lego!

Rejoice, fans of the hypercars! While you're not likely to own one of the three obscenely powerful hybrid monsters right now (not until they start going for cheap on Craigslist, anyway) you will be able to own them next year in tiny Danish brick form. » 9/30/14 1:52pm 9/30/14 1:52pm

NOOOOOOO! First Porsche 918 Spyder Burns To Ground In Gas Station Fire

Porsche has never been a company to let Ferrari hog all the glory, so when we heard a LaFerrari went up in flames, we knew a Porsche 918 Spyder wouldn't be far behind. This one in Toronto looks like it was engulfed in an inferno, as befitting any proper supercar. And so, it begins. » 9/28/14 8:56pm 9/28/14 8:56pm

Porsche Recalls $850,000 918 Spyder

In today's rich people are just like us news, Porsche recently had to issue a recall on the $850,000, 887 hp, 214 mile per hour 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. » 9/11/14 9:42am 9/11/14 9:42am

The Porsche 918 Spyder Is 'Science Fiction On Four Massive Michelins'

Words like "insane" or "ridiculous" don't do the Porsche 918 Spyder justice. Not really. That's why Mike Spinelli describes it as a car for people who want to live in a world "where cyborg elves battle genetically-modified, pure energy assassins with pulse rifles." » 5/29/14 4:39pm 5/29/14 4:39pm

Maria Sharapova Gives Enthralling Review Of Porsche 918 Spyder

Maria Sharapova, tennis star, was given a joyride in an 884-horsepower Porsche 918 Spyder wondercar by former F1 racer and current Porsche factory driver Mark Webber. Her review is eloquent, insightful, and completely, totally, utterly, useless. » 4/29/14 4:40pm 4/29/14 4:40pm

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 4/14/14 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 3:30pm 3/31/14 3:30pm

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

Jerry Seinfeld Can't Stand The 'Ugly' McLaren P1

I'm a big fan of the McLaren P1. I think it's futuristic and amazingly cool. Earlier this week during our live Q&A with Jerry Seinfeld, I learned that he doesn't agree with me. At all. » 1/23/14 12:20pm 1/23/14 12:20pm

The Porsche 918 Spyder Is A Landmark Vehicle In Every Possible Way

The Porsche 918 is the fastest road car to ever go around the Nurburgring, setting a time of 6:57. Now, Chris Harris has gotten his hands all over it, and to say that it impressed him is an understatement. » 12/18/13 3:05pm 12/18/13 3:05pm

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