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Rimac races Concept_One against Porsche 918

Published: September 29, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Porsche , Coupe , Electric , Performance , Racing , Supercars The Rimac Concept_One met its speedy friend, the Porsche 918 at a dragstrip in the Detroit area the other day. This is what happened. Continue reading Rimac races Concept_One against Porsche 918 Rimac races Concept_One against Porsche 918 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:45:00 EDT


Chris Harris brings together the 918 Spyder, LaFerrari, and P1

Published: November 20, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Videos , Ferrari , McLaren , Porsche , Coupe , Hybrid , Performance , Supercars Chris Harris brings together the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, and McLaren P1 at the Portimao circuit to find out which one is the quickest. He also invites Tiff Needell and Marino Franchitti for a track battle. Continue reading Chris Harris brings together the 918 Spyder, LaFerrari, and P1 Chris Harris brings together the 918 Spyder, LaFerrari, and P1 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:00:00 EST


Porsche 918 Spyder goes ice drifting in Finland

Published: February 13, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Videos , Porsche , Europe , Convertible , Hybrid , Performance , Supercars The Porsche 918 Spyder was never intended to go drifting around the snow and ice in Finland. However, with the aid of a set of studded snow tires, the supercar looks fantastic doing it.


Porsche to replace chassis components in 918 Spyders

Published: December 23, 2014

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Filed under: Green , Recalls , Porsche , Auto Repair , Maintenance , Hybrid , Supercars Porsche is repairing 205 units of the 918 Spyder around the world for problems with unspecified “chassis components” on the hybrid supercar.


Video: Jay Leno plugs himself into Porsche’s 918 Spyder

Published: March 24, 2014

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Filed under: Convertible , Performance , Videos , Porsche , Celebrities As one of the greatest sports car manufacturers of all time, when Porsche puts out a new, ultra-exclusive hypercar, enthusiasts tend to stand up and take note. Jay Leno is no exception, and now, the funnyman is finally getting his time with awesome 918 Spyder .


Officially Official: Porsche releases 918 hybrid details, priced from $845,000

Published: March 23, 2011

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Filed under: Hybrid , Porsche Porsche 918 Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery Porsche has announced that dealers the world over have begun taking orders for the company’s 918 Spyder . The plug-in hybrid will boast a 500-horsepower, 4.0-liter V8 engine and two electric motors capable of a combined 218 horsepower. Porsche says the hybrid powertrain will consume a mere 3.0 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers – or around 78 mpg.


Video: Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid undergoes shakedown drive, production version will be more powerful

Published: August 20, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Porsche , Green Daily Porsche 918 Spyder – Click above to watch video after the jump The Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid lit up the stage at the Geneva Motor Show and was easily one of the most memorable and surprising sights found at this year’s event. The car’s appearance in Geneva triggered positive responses from both the press and the car-buying public.


Video: Porsche highlights Intelligent Performance of 918 Spyder, 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Published: April 4, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Porsche , Green Daily , Racing Porsche 918 Spyder at the track – Click above to watch the video after the break No doubt about it, the Porsche 918 Sypder was both one of the biggest surprises of the Geneva Motor Show and one of its most memorable vehicles. No surprise, then, that the German automaker has signaled its desire to put the hybrid sportscar into production .


Report: Porsche intent on building 918, if it’s profitable

Published: March 10, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Porsche , Geneva Motor Show Porsche 918 Spyder concept – Click above for high-res image gallery With all the leaks ahead of auto shows these days, it’s not often that we get a real surprise anymore. There was one such event at this year’s Geneva Motor Show , though: the Porsche 918 concept .


Video: Porsche explains "Intelligent Performance"

Published: March 8, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Porsche Porsche 918 Spyder Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery Over the last couple of weeks, the news from Porsche has been all about hybrid technology. First up was the announcement of the 911 GT3 R hybrid that will run with an electro-mechanical flywheel hybrid system at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring this spring.


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