Porsche 918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’ 

  • built in Germany
  • 2011
  • 767 HP 3.4L
  • 198 mph
It demonstrated its performance potential under racing conditions against very tough competitors, showing competitiveness, high reliability and exemplary fuel efficiency combined with extraordinary performance.
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In the 918 RSR, the elegant flow of the body is punctuated by muscular wheel arches, dynamic air intakes and a teardrop-shaped cockpit.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’

Top speed

918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’
198 mph
Agera R
260 mph
231 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’


918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’
767 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
950 HP

Engine size

918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’
3,400 cc
6,262 cc

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Porsche 918 RSR ‘Racing Lab’

Two electric motors powering the front wheels each contribute 75 kW; leading to a peak power output of 767 hp from the hybrid system.
The 918 RSR’s mid-mounted V8 engine is a development of the direct-injection engine from the successful RS Spyder race car, and now offers an output of 563 hp at 10,300 rpm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Porsche
Type of car Concept car
Year 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.28 lb/hp
Maximum hp 767 HP @ 9,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,400 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Electricity

road tests

Top speed 198 mph


Drivetrain AWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,285 lb
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