29 April 2014
Review

A £650,000 supercar can so often feel too scary and edgy to drive at ten tenths. Not the Porsche 918 Spyder though. Most people could get most of what this car can do out if it. And some people will get closer to the edge than ever before. The McLaren P1 and LaFerrari will need to be very special indeed, freaks even, to deliver a wider range of abilities than this.

One thing is for sure, the battle between the Porsche 918 Spyder, LaFerrari and McLaren P1 is going to be one hell of a fight.

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29 November 2013
Looks like it might be cheaper to buy a 911 Turbo S and pay Walter Rohrl to drive you around. Were you allowed to overtake him?


29 November 2013
Seems to be one very special car indeed, we must however calm down,lets see what the other two can do before we go over the top.

29 November 2013
A good collector when the systems will no longer work in a couple of years?

8 December 2013
Do you really think Porsche would build a car that will not work in a few years....Yeah right. I think they have the highest amount of cars they have built still running today as a percentage.

Neil Law

29 November 2013
Steve, you are one of the purist and knowledgable journos around. And a genuine car enthusiast too!

29 November 2013
Steve, of course, is an exceptional driver but even I was able to keep up with a 911 turboS in a 918. Google. Porsche 918 driveby on YouTube

29 November 2013
That 918 Spyder is an exceptional car goes without saying but now I'm very curious as to how the P1 and the LeFerrari would measure up to it. That would be one h**l of a comparison.

29 November 2013
Yeah it's true it's got a cleaner less complicated look, than the new McLaren P1 and the new La Ferrari. Some people will prefer this relatively sober approach to design of a super sport car, while some others will prefer the more dramatic looking La Ferrari og P1.

TBC

30 November 2013
I wonder, in relation to cars such as the Lamborghini Muira, Ferrari F40, McLaren F1 & Bugatti Veyron, how the 918 will be remembered in 20 years time?

30 November 2013
Mark Webber has made an inspired decision to leave a foundering F1 - and join Porsche for nexr years LeMans series.

Malo Mori Quam Foedari

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