[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder Sets a Nurburgring Record
Sep22

[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder Sets a Nurburgring Record

As if people needed another reason to want the ultra-fast $845,000 Porsche 918 Spyder.  I mean, sheesh.  The 918 Spyder already accelerates from 0-60 in about 2.6 seconds.  It’ll top out at 214 mph.  And, it’s the best looking Porsche in two or three decades, all-the-while being as kind to Mother Earth as a big fluffy bunny.  But apparently all that wasn’t good enough.  Porsche decided the 918 Spyder hybrid needs to...

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Porsche 918 Spyder: Full and Complete Specs
Sep22

Porsche 918 Spyder: Full and Complete Specs

Here are the full and complete specs for the $845,000 Porsche 918 Spyder hypercar hybrid… Porsche 918 Spyder Technical Specifications Body: Two-seat Spyder Carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) monocoque interlocked with CFRP unit carrier Two-piece Targa roof Fixed roll-over protection system Drivetrain Systems: Parallel full hybrid 4.6-litre V8 mid-engine with dry-sump lubrication Hybrid module with electric motor and...

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[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing
Jun19

[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing

The fast, beautiful and expensive Porsche 918 Spyder is nearing it’s 1,000,000th mile of grueling testing prior beginning its production in about five months.  So, Porsche has just released this video of some hot weather testing in Nevada to keep our attention. ...

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Porsche 918 Spyder: Introducing the Fastest Porsche Ever
May16

Porsche 918 Spyder: Introducing the Fastest Porsche Ever

It all started in 1986 with the Porsche 959.  Then came the Porsche 911 GT1 in 1996.  Then in 2004 came the Carrera GT.  When I say it all started, I mean Porsche’s drive to make utterly bonkers, stratospherically-priced race cars for the road. The 959 started out life as a Group B Rally Car and had a 444 hose twin-turbo flat-six.  The 537 horse twin-turbo flat-six 911 GT1 was born as a BRP Global GT Series car.  The Carrera GT,...

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Porsche 918 Spyder: Full Performance Specs and Official Photos
May16

Porsche 918 Spyder: Full Performance Specs and Official Photos

Here’s all the good bits on the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder.  Pics-o-plenty and a full breakdown of its performance and technical specs. But, first, the high points: 0-62 in 2.8 seconds, 0-62 in Electric Mode in 7.0 seconds, 0-124 in 7.9 seconds, top speed is greater than 211 mph, non-production Nürburgring North Loop lat time is 7:14, electric-only range is 18 miles, power is 887 horse and it achieves 133 horse per liter.  So...

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Apple Watch Is Here… (Price, Release Date) $349 Aluminum Apple Watch Sport Is a No-Brainer, but Is a $10K Apple Watch Worth It? Or, Do You Wait for Apple Watch 2 (in Probably a Year)?
Mar10

Apple Watch Is Here… (Price, Release Date) $349 Aluminum Apple Watch Sport Is a No-Brainer, but Is a $10K Apple Watch Worth It? Or, Do You Wait for Apple Watch 2 (in Probably a Year)?

While a $349 Aluminum Apple Watch Sport Is a No-Brainer, But Is a $10K Apple Watch Worth It? Or, Do You Wait for Apple Watch 2 (Which Will Probably Come in Like a Year)? An Apple Watch… am I getting one? Yes. Yes, I am. Mostly become I’m both an Apple addict and a watch addict. But, which is the Apple Watch to get? With 38 different models in two sizes (38 mm and 42 mm) and three different metals (or six if you split rose...

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Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Bows in Geneva Koenigsegg Makes World's Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!!
Mar03

Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Bows in Geneva Koenigsegg Makes World's Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!!

Koenigsegg Makes World’s Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!! The Koenigsegg Regera hybrid… I’ve never lusted after, pined for or flat-out longed for a car before like I am for the Koenigsegg Regera hybrid hypercar. The Bugatti Veyron, Hennessey Venom GT, Koenigsegg Agera and Pagani Huyara have, thus far, represented the...

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Audi RS7 Piloted: Driverless Audi at Hockenheim Driverless Audi RS7 Laps the Track at Speed Using a Picture-Perfect Line
Oct19

Audi RS7 Piloted: Driverless Audi at Hockenheim Driverless Audi RS7 Laps the Track at Speed Using a Picture-Perfect Line

Driverless Audi RS7 Laps the Track at Speed Using a Picture-Perfect Line We already know the $104,900 (base MSRP) Audi RS7 is the biggest beast among all other beastly super-sedans. With its 4.0-liter, 560 horsepower, 516 pound-feet twin-turbocharged V8 powering all four wheels through a Audi’s bullet-proof Quattro AWD system and an eight-speed automatic gearbox, the Audi RS7 Sportback will power from 0 to 60 mph in a scant 3.7...

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Range Rover Sport SVR Laps the Nurburgring in Record Time (UPDATE: Price, 0-60)
Jul30

Range Rover Sport SVR Laps the Nurburgring in Record Time (UPDATE: Price, 0-60)

(UPDATE: The 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR will be the first Land Rover vehicle to wear the new high-performance SVR badge The SVR features a 550hp 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds with a top speed of 162 mph1 on the track Pricing starting at $110,475) The Range Rover Sport is often seen as the Range Rover people buy when they either can’t afford the big daddy Range Rover or are...

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Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Plus an Italian Aircraft Carrier
Dec05

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Plus an Italian Aircraft Carrier

$4.5 million. 2.9 seconds 0-62 mph.  Top speed of 221 mph.  And, it looks good on the deck of an Italian aircraft carrier.  Lamborghini held the public debut of the insane Lamborghini Veneno Roadster aboard the Italian Navy’s Cavour aircraft carrier while it was docked in the port of Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi.  With only nine examples to be produced, the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is super expensive, super fast and super rare. ...

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