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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McLaren P1: Filling the McLaren F1’s Very Fast Shoes [UPDATED]
Mar06

McLaren P1: Filling the McLaren F1’s Very Fast Shoes [UPDATED]

Twenty years, nine months and eight days ago, McLaren changed the automotive world with the record shattering, paradigm shifting, technology advancing, wall poster-ing McLaren F1, forever earning the name McLaren a place within the ranks of car primacy.  With that kind of pedigree, each subsequent car debuted by the Surrey, UK-based supercar maker has had quite a weight to bear.   As their first “main stream” road car, the...

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