Among the Holy Trinity, the Porsche 918 stands out as a testament to engineering brilliance. While personal biases may lean towards the allure of Ferrari, the 918’s nimbleness on the road makes it a standout choice. Propelled by a 4.6L V8 engine situated just behind the driver, delivering a formidable 600 brake horsepower, the Porsche 918 offers a driving experience that is nothing short of exhilarating. Engaging the race mode introduces an electric motor, seamlessly adding an extra 282 horsepower to the mix.
Despite being labeled as the least powerful and heaviest among the Holy Trinity, the Porsche 918 defies expectations with its four-wheel-drive system. The seamless hookup out of hairpin turns is nothing short of unreal. The power is relentless, turning this hypercar into a rally car, effortlessly overcoming its 200 kg weight disadvantage.
A new video from Supercar Driver on YouTube puts the spotlight on the Porsche 918 Spyder. Let’s take a look on what they have to say about this Porsche hypercar as they drive it on the beautiful Petit-Saint-Bernard pass in the Alps on the France–Italy border.