Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid: 500 HP, 78 MPG... Yeah, Right

The plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder supposedly makes over 500 HP and returns 78 MPG thanks to a 3.4-liter V8 and three electric motors. We're guessing that's been figured the same way as the Chevy Volt's 230 MPG fuel economy. » 3/01/10 3:00pm 3/01/10 3:00pm

Say Goodbye To Workplace Productivity: The 1965 Targa Florio Endurance…

If you liked the vintage documentary about the 1958 Alpine Cup, you'll just have to blow off your job for the next 40 minutes or so to watch this '65 Targa Florio documentary. » 2/05/09 2:45pm 2/05/09 2:45pm

New Porsche RS Spyder Race Engine Gets Direct Injection

Proving that road technology eventually filters down to race hardware, Porsche will be upgrading the 3.4L V8 present in its ALMS LMP2 class Porsche RS Spyder with direct injection. The technology was developed for the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche 911, and, given the performance advantages, engineers decided to… » 7/31/08 10:20am 7/31/08 10:20am

Porsche Coming To New York, Bringing Three "World Premiere" Vehicles

Porsche just dropped a presser on us which has us scratching our heads. Any time we read words like "Porsche" and "First" and "Shown" in a press release, we expect the things contained therein to be, you know, Porsches being shown for the first time. In this case, that's maybe only partially true. In breathless… » 3/17/08 3:00pm 3/17/08 3:00pm