From auto show to test track, check out the Porsche 918 RSR
Web video of the Porsche 918 RSR on a test track. Porsche unveiled the high-performance hybrid last week at the 2011 Detroit auto show.
Last week, CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooleythe more interesting aspects of the Porsche 918 RSR Racing Lab concept at the 2011 Detroit auto show.
Now Porsche has released a video on YouTube of the high-performance hybrid doing laps on a test track. The highly stylized "Torture test" video (after the jump), tortures only the viewer because it's just a mere glimpse of what the RSR can, no doubt, do.
The two-seater, midengine coupe is fitted withtechnology and the design of the .
In a press release, Porsche boasts the RSR's superb performance and handling with its two electric motors on the front wheels that reverse their function during braking processes and operate as generators providing a combined 150 kilowatts. The six-speed, V8 has peak drive power of 767 hp.
The RSR's lightweight frame is a new "liquid metal chrome blue" color with orange on the brake calipers and stripes.