Road Tests Real world tests of 918 Spyder vs LaFerrari

0-60mph

918 Spyder
2.8 s
LaFerrari
2.7 s

Top speed

918 Spyder
214 mph
LaFerrari
217 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Porsche 918 Spyder

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 918 Spyder

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Significantly more torque 944 ft-lb vs 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Ferrari LaFerrari

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari LaFerrari

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Fewer cars built 499 vs 918 More than 45% fewer instances built
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,766 lb vs 3,749 lb More than 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.91 lb/hp vs 4.23 lb/hp More than 30% better power-to-weight ratio
Bigger engine 6,262 cc vs 4,593 cc More than 35% bigger engine
Much faster to 300kph 15 s vs 23 s Around 35% faster to 300kph
More expensive sticker price $1.30M vs $1.006M Around 30% more expensive harder to own
Slightly more powerful engine 950 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 887 HP @ 8,500 RPM More than 5% stronger engine
Faster to 200kph 7 s vs 7.9 s More than 10% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

918 Spyder  vs
LaFerrari 
Brand Porsche Ferrari
Price 1,006,114 1,300,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2013
Number built 918 499

design

Body style sports car Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 16 in Disc Disc
Rear brakes 15.4 in Disc Disc

road tests

918 Spyder  vs
LaFerrari 
Top speed 214 mph 217 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 2.7 s
0-200kph 7.9 s 7 s
0-300kph 23 s 15 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.23 lb/hp 2.91 lb/hp
Maximum hp 887 HP @ 8,500 RPM 950 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 944 ft-lb 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM
Max RPM 9,150 RPM 9,250 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,593 cc 6,262 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Fuels
Electricity
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,749 lb 2,766 lb
Width 76.4 in 78.4 in
Height 45.9 in 43.9 in
Length 182.8 in 185.1 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 104.3 in
Porsche 918 Spyder
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Ferrari LaFerrari
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