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Porsche 918 Spyder In-Depth Guide

The history, updates and story behind the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Porsche 918 Spyder Model Guides

While the Porsche 918 Spyder was a single model car, there were several important variants throughout it's research and development history. From the original concept in 2010 till the prototypes memorably driven by journalists and seen thumping around Nurburgring, we have it all covered in our in-depth (ultimate) model guides.

With the engineering might (and budget) of Porsche behind it, and drawing upon the company’s experience of racing hybrids in endurance racing, the 918 Spyder managed to undercut its rivals on price, while providing arguably the most complete road car package of the holy trinity. Appropriately, 918 examples of the Spyder were promised, with Porsche digging deep into its motorsport knowledge to produce technology that provided world-beating performance.
Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype is a combo of mis-matched Porsche parts that looks more like a Frankenstein car than a cutting edge technical automotive marvel. But don't let the crazy exterior fool you because underneath, the 918 Spyder Prototyp is a pure science experiment designed to wow us in a few years.
Made as a demonstrative show-car, the 918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’ was part of a new initiative called Porsche Intelligent Performance which will likely develop hybrid racing cars for outright victories at events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The concept version revealed at Detroit has the same visual styling cues as the Spyder released in 2010 with the hybrid drive system from the 911 GT3 R Hybrid.
The 918 Spyder concept combines high-tech racing features with electric-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities. The highly-innovative 918 Spyder concept car combines Porsche's Intelligent Performance philosophy with the high-technology from motorsport, with classic but modern design to make a truly convincing statement.

Porsche 918 Tech Research & Documents

Performance and technical specifications data as well as access to Porsche 918 sales brochures and equipment and options codes. We have everything you need to research the real details and information on the Porsche 918 model range.

918 Specs and Performance Comparison

We compare the Porsche 918s performance numbers against some other famous Porsche cars. The main driver of the Porsche 918s staggering performance is that amazing powertrain. The 4.6-litre, eight-cylinder engine coupled with the hybrid module and all of its advanced electronics and hardware make the 918 an absolute performance monster, even compared to other very fast Porsche models. These numbers are official, but verified third parties have actually been able to show that the Porsche 918 is even faster in the real world. Nuts.

Porsche 918 News & Updates

Recent auctions, awesome review videos and all the latest news and posts regarding anything to do with the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Porsche 918 Videos

Experience the Porsche 918 Nurburgring lap times from onboard, watch the 918 drag race its foes and listen to what Chris Harris and the Top Gear crew have in these amazing Porsche 918 videos.

Porsche 918 Pictures, Galleries & Wallpapers

Call us biased, but we think the Porsche 918 is one of the sexiest supercars of all times and these picture galleries and wallpapers prove it. The crazy thing is that these Porsche 918 images don't do it justice, because in person it is even more stunning and beautiful,

Porsche 918 News & Updates

Recent auctions, awesome review videos and all the latest news and posts regarding anything to do with the Porsche 918 Spyder.

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