Awesome Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype Starts Testing

Posted: May 16 2012, 1:30pm CDT | by , Updated: May 16 2012, 1:35pm CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles

 

 

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Fast and green!

We have already heard and seen some details from Porsche on the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sports car. This car has a battery pack and dual electric motors along with a 4 L V-8 engine. The V-8 engine alone produces 500 HP and when combined with the dual electric engines powering the front wheels the car has 770 HP.

The vehicle can travel on electric power alone for up to 94 miles and landed a combined 78 mpg on the EU driving test. Porsche has announced that the first prototypes of the vehicle are now in testing. Once the vehicle completes testing and goes into production, it will be offered for sale at $845,000.

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