Porsche 918 Spyder vs McLaren P1 vs Ferrari LaFerrari

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Category 918 SpyderMcLaren P1LaFerrari
Max power (ps) 887916963
Max torque (Nm) 1280900900
Curb weight (kg) 165415191584
Power / tonne (ps) 536603608

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance 918 SpyderMcLaren P1LaFerrari
0 - 40 mph 1.4 s1.7 s1.5 s
0 - 60 mph 2.2 s2.6 s2.4 s
0 - 70 mph 2.8 s3.0 s2.9 s
0 - 80 mph 3.4 s3.5 s3.4 s
0 - 90 mph 4.1 s4.1 s4.0 s
0 - 100 mph 4.9 s4.7 s4.7 s
0 - 110 mph 5.8 s5.5 s5.5 s
0 - 120 mph 6.7 s6.3 s6.4 s
0 - 130 mph 7.9 s7.4 s7.4 s
0 - 140 mph 9.1 s8.5 s8.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 6.6 s6.7 s6.8 s
1/4 mile 9.8 s9.8 s9.7 s

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance 918 SpyderMcLaren P1LaFerrari
0 - 50 kph 1.3 s1.2 s1.1 s
0 - 80 kph 1.8 s2.1 s1.9 s
0 - 100 kph 2.5 s2.8 s2.7 s
0 - 200 kph 7.0 s6.8 s6.9 s
0 - 300 kph 19.1 s16.5 s15.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 4.6 s4.1 s4.0 s
Est. 200 - 300 kph 12.8 s10.3 s8.8 s

General performance

Category 918 SpyderMcLaren P1LaFerrari
Top speed 345 kph350 kph351 kph
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 9.0 s8.5 s8.8 s
Est. max acceleration 1.25 g1.05 g1.02 g

Summary

Category 918 SpyderMcLaren P1LaFerrari
Track Performance 486494467
Straight line speed 192820072178
Total 241525012645

Verdict

LaFerrari is the fastest by a small margin.

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Patthaan  6m ago

I really love all three of these cars, however, I feel the Porsche 918 is rather overshadowed by the 911 GT2 RS and I would rather have that. The Laferrari and P1 are both equally as fast, but the P1 is more of a weapon than the Laferrari and a bit sharper in my opinion. I would prefer the P1, but only by a tiny margin.


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SpeedKing  10m ago

Here we have yet another example of why taking lap times at face value perpetuates ignorance. Let's look at Portimao lap times for the 918, P1 and LaFerrari shall we? Monkey completed a lap in the 918 Spyder recording 1:53.98 on Cup2's. Ferrari wanted the P1 to use the same rubber as they were using ie. PZero Corsa's so that's what they got. The lap time Harris set in the P1 on the Corsa's was 1:53.57 whereas he got 1:54.25 in the La Ferrari. He then put the TrofeoR's on the P1 and got 1:51.78. So anyone looking at the differences in lap times with this comparison based on face value would immediately jump to the conclusion that the P1 was considerably faster which it is NOT. Facts matter and as for the acceleration figures, well let's just say they're extracted from more motor mags and are absolute nonsense lol


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aaayy   1y ago

I think the 918 is fastest off the line and the most daily drivable of the three, but the P1 is the best on track and ties the LaFerrrai with acceleration, but has a higher trap speed in the 1/4 mile, as well as the same time (LaFerrari's fastest recorded time was 9.8).


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n21t4  3y ago

Think that 15.0 sec 0-300km/h is making the LaFerrari the apparent fastest here. I expect them to be all close with points


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Chanante  4y ago

The price of Turbo S is really near a 488 price, both a 230-240K € in Europe. GT3 RS is diferent because not sold, you can find a second hand GT3 Rs for 300K €


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tharne  4y ago

That is not what i am saying saxy.... He said the 3 cars are "best in their own segment" So I said the ACR and The 675 LT which are base more for track like the GT3 RS will beat the GT3 RS any day on track....So i disagree with him like chanante said. That is all i am saying. I am not talking about the overall of the car( comfort, durability,cost) Just performance on track for the ACR, 675 and GT3 RS.


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saxy  4y ago

Are you saying it costs more to buy a Porsche GT3 RS than it is to buy a 675 LT where you live?


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tharne  4y ago

Price depends on where you live also. So what might be cheaper for you might not be for me...


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tharne  4y ago

Well that is something i wanted to ask him too. Is he talking about performance only and not cost? or comfort? durability? Or overall? The 918 overheated again against the Rimac... so what are we talking about? I was talking about performance only and not price or comfort.


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saxy  4y ago

You mean the 675lt which is twice the price of a 911 turbo/GT3 RS is faster?

While the others you mentioned cost from 60-100k more than the Turbo S...

The only European supercars in the Porsche price range and competitive is the R8 plus and 570S. The 570S costs actually more but it's a hell of a package, 625+hp, carbon tub.

The Z06... on any given day it might be slower than the grand sport given its heating issues.


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tharne  4y ago

Oh and i forgot to mention the Z06 c7 will beat the 991 GT3 RS too...


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tharne  4y ago

I might agree with you on the 918 but it overheated again going against the Rimac.... so there is still work to do.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQQwOI5qoJw
GT3 RS will get beat around the track by the viper acr or the 675 Lt ALL DAY.... 991 turbo again you have 650s, 488, Huracan, that will give it a good fight.


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Chanante  4y ago

918 is a great super car but the others are great same. LaFerrari is very near in times with a corsa tyres (much slower than cup 2) and sorry, GT3 RS is very interesting racing car but a 488 distroy it and turbo S. Turbo S isnt fast as 650S, 570S or 488.


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Sonatine  4y ago

The 918 Spyder is better than P1 and LaFerrari on the most racetracks. Salomondrin made some nice comparisons with a professional race-driver. The 918 Spyder beats P1, LaFerrari, Viper ACR Mk V and Veyron Super Sport and also the direct comparison with the P1 and the Viper ACR Mk V.

Normally the P1 and LaFerrari got better race-tires on, so the 918 Spyder got a clear disadvantage there. Motor Trend and EVO both tested the 918 Spyder vs. the P1 and the 918 Spyder won both comparisons when both cars drove on the same tires (Trofeo R). Beside of that Ferrari was always so afraid to make some official tests because they know that the 918 Spyder and the P1 are faster on tracks.

All 3 hypercars are amazing pieces of engineering but the 918 Spyder got the best performance on the most tracks, the most comfort-features and technical stuff like assistance-systems, multimedia (3D-soundsystem), navigation-system with two multi-touch displays and with it's AWD and 4-wheel-steering you can drive it 365 days per year! Porsche really know how to build perfect super- and hypercars. The 918 Spyder, 991/.2 Turbo (S) and 991 GT3 RS are currently the best cars in their segments.


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BR2+  5y ago

Thats why both companys are afraid to go in a comparison with it right?...


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fakekillerfour  5y ago

on a 1/2 mile track p1 and laferrari will defeat 918 spyder.