Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid drives - first real video
This past Thursday, the Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid made its driving debut on
a closed road in Monterey California, just days prior to its appearance at
the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
After being shipped over from Germany by plane, engineers handed the keys
of the new 918 Spyder Hybrid to Porsche AG Design Chief Michael Mauer. The
car drove under its own power which comes from the mid mounted 3.4 liter V8
out of the RS Spyder as well as in all electric mode which powers just the
The 918 Spyder prototype combines high-tech racing features and
electro-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities: An emission
level of just 70 grams CO2 per kilometre on fuel consumption of three
litres/100 kilometres (equal to 94 mpg imp) truly outstanding even for an
ultra-compact city car, on the one hand, combined with the performance of a
super sports car and acceleration from a standstill to 100 km/h (62 mph) in
just under 3.2 seconds, top speed of 320 km/h (198 mph) plus, and a lap
time on the Nordschleife of Nürburgring in less than 7:30 minutes, faster than even the Porsche Carrera GT,
on the other.
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS facelift
Designed to be the ultimate rear-wheel drive sports car, the RS features a
modified version of the GT3's 3.8-liter boxer engine. Peak output climbs to
450 hp, which is 15 hp more than the standard GT3. Backed up by a
short-throw six-speed manual transmission, the new 911 GT3 RS should
accelerate from 0-100 km/h in four seconds, before hitting a top speed in
excess of 314 km/h (195 mph).
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Promo
Audi first unveiled the R8 V10 Spyder at the 2009 Frankfurt International
Motor Show in September 2009. It runs the same 5.2-litre V10 engine found
in the coupe. Maximum power is 386kW (518 PS) and peak torque is 530Nm (391
lb-ft). The 0 - 62mph sprint time is 4.1 seconds while the manual can
deliver a top speed of 194mph.
2010 Hyundai Tucson Revealed in L.A.
The 2010 Hyundai Tucson was introduced to North America in Los Angeles this
week. Revealed internationally as the Hyundai ix35 earlier this year in
Frankfurt, the compact crossover gets 31 mpg on the highway, up 24% from
the previous generation.
Comparison: 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport vs. 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Editor At Large Arthur St. Antoine and Technical Editor Kim Reynolds pit
the all-electric Tesla Roadster Sport against the enthusiast favorite, the
Porsche Boxster Spyder.
Read the full story here:
Shot By: Jim Gleason and Mike Suggett
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Porsche 918 Spyder High-Performance Concept Sports Car
Porsche 918 Spyder High-Performance Concept Sports Car. Porsche presents a
high-performance mid-engined concept sports car with ultra-efficient,
low-emission drive technology. With the release of the 918 Spyder, the
company is further increasing its competence in hybrid technology. The
prototype combines high-tech racing features and electro-mobility to offer
a fascinating range of qualities.
German Supercar Shootout! SLS AMG vs R8 V10 vs 911 Turbo
Editor-At-Large Arthur St. Antoine "escapes" to Las Vegas and beyond with
three German supercars - the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the 2010 Audi R8
V10 and the 2010 Porsche 911 turbo - in
search of "the perfect road".
Read the full story here:
Shot by: Mike Suggett, Gordon Green & Terren Lin
Edited by: Mike Suggett
Fifth Gear Web TV - Porsche Boxster Spyder
It's lighter and lower than a normal Boxster and it claims to be more
focused on the track. But we need to find out if Porsche's brand new Spyder
good enough to justify it costing £4000 more than a Boxster S. For more
videos, news and reviews go to http://fwd.five.tv/fifth-gear
Porsche 918 Spyder - On The Road
BrianZuk records the incredible all-new Porsche 918 Spyder. This is the
only one in the world at this time. The video begins with the cover being
stripped off the 918, then the 918 starts up and drives to the front of the
Lodge at Pebble Beach for the Concours. The video then shows all angles of
the 918, both the exterior and interior. And finally, the video concludes
with the 918 driving off in all-electric mode into a trailer. Incredible
car, enjoy this rare footage...
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Porsche 911 Turbo Review - Top Gear - BBC
With their engines mounted at the back, the Porsche 911 has always been a
scary car. But things have just got scarier as Jeremy steps into the
Porsche 911 turbo. Spare a thought too
for the Stig as he wrestles the turbo
around a seriously wet track on a power lap.
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