Tag Archives: Porsche 918 RSR

Rumor: Porsche’s Ferrari 458 rival to get next-gen Audi R8 architecture

So it’s no secret that Porsche has been working on a new supercar that would compete with the likes of the McLaren MP4-12C and the Ferrari 458 Italia. According to a new report, Porsche may be ‘forced’ to use the next-generation platform from the Audi R8 for its new supercar. Work on the second-generation Audi […]

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Porsche 960: Porsche’s Ferrari 458 Italia competitor coming in 2015

This isn’t the first time we’re hearing about Porsche working on a Ferrari 458 Italia competitor. It was reported earlier this year that Porsche is working on a new model that would sit between the Porsche 911 and the upcoming 918 Spyder.┬áPricing wise, the new model has been reported to be in the same territory […]

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Video: A glimpse at the concept design behind the Porsche 918 RSR

Porsche has just released a new video with Porsche Designer Manager of Sports Cars, Anthony Hatter, detailing the design process and current status of Porsche’s upcoming hybrid supercar, the 918 Spyder. While the Porsche 918 RSR was just a conceptual study, Hatter explains that many of its exterior design elements were taken from past Porsche […]

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Porsche considering Ferrari 458, McLaren MP4-12C competitor

Besides the upcoming Porsche Cajun, a baby Panamera and a new entry-level model, Porsche is reportedly considering a new mid-engined supercar that would compete with the likes of Aston Martin Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren. Now many of you may be thinking that this will be a limited-edition super-expensive model, but reports suggest that the model […]

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Porsche 918 road car will remain a Spyder, 918 RSR coupe is only for motorsports

At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Porsche surprised the world with the debut of the 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car. According to Porsche’s outgoing development boss Wolfgang Durheimer, the 918 RSR will be built alongside the drop-top 918 Spyder road car project. During the debut of the 918 RSR at the Detroit Auto Show, speculative […]

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Video: Porsche 918 RSR from the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

We are testing videos this year during our live auto show coverage (something we decided last second) – it’s a small test run we’re doing this year and we promise they will get better and better from here on. First up – the Porsche 918 RSR. Click here for our original post on the Porsche […]

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Video: A preview of how the Porsche 918 RSR came about

According to Michael Mauer, Porsche AG Design Chief, from the beginning the 918 wasn’t conceived as a spyder or road car – it was always thought to be a race car. At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show yesterday, Porsche unveiled the 918 RSR to much excitement as the automaker made its return to the North […]

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2011 Detroit: Porsche 918 RSR kicks off 2011 NAIAS

Earlier this morning Porsche unveiled the new 918 RSR, making its return to the Detroit Auto Show for the first time since 2007. A blend of two new Porsche projects, the Porsche 918 RSR two-seater shows what happens when the technology fitted in the 911 GT3 R Hybrid meets the design of the 918 Spyder. […]

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Porsche 918 RSR Racing Lab - The Future Prospectus + Pullback car 1:38 picture
Porsche 918 RSR Racing Lab - The Future Prospectus + Pullback car 1:38
2014 Porsche 918 RSR GTS Showroom Poster picture
2014 Porsche 918 RSR GTS Showroom Poster
Porsche 918 RSR/GTS/GT3RS, Chevy CAMARO Hotchkis track car-Road & Track Mar 2011 picture
Porsche 918 RSR/GTS/GT3RS, Chevy CAMARO Hotchkis track car-Road & Track Mar 2011