Video: The Porsche 919 Hybrid Powers Up for the Future

Porsche 919 hybrid

With the Porsche 919 hybrid, the company has figured out how to give a distinct nod to the past while fueling up for the future. And by future, I do mean that hybrid powertrain. While hybrids were initially disregarded, it is now safe to assume that they are becoming quite commonplace. 

The Porsche 919 

Porsche chose the lavish Geneva Motor Show to launch the 919 hybrid. The Porsche 919 is set to celebrate the brand’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and shift gears toward a highly competitive racing season. The adrenaline accompanying the launch of this model is contagious, and they are billing the 919 as the carbon incarnation of all that is Porsche along with other bold statements. read more

Polished PR Shots of the Porsche LMP1 Racecar

Porsche LMP1

A few months back we saw a few difficult to analyze images of the next-generation of Porsche racing when some shots leaked of its LMP1 racer testing. Now the PR department appears to have polished up some shots of the Porsche LMP1 car to jumpstart the clamoring process. It is working. The racer will debut at an unknown time for its 2014 season.

Will Porsche’s new LMP1 prototype burn through competition on the racing circuit? The team has high hopes and intends to go in full-throttle.

The shiny new professional shots show that the Porsche LMP1 is still coated in camo. The veiled disguise does little to hide the racer’s attributes, which include a sharply aerodynamic body and elongated form. It appears that Audi has inspired the tail lamps, which are vertically mounted ultra-thin LEDs located on the tips of the rear wing. The head lamps are the Porsche preferred four-bundle look. read more