Gallery: 918 Spyder is Porsche’s First Ever Plug In Hybrid Electric Car

We spied the Spyder's flamboyantly painted cousin, the RSR at the Detroit Auto Show.

Photos via Autoblog

Porsche recently blew everyone at the Geneva Auto Show out of the water with their freshly unveiled electric concept car – their first plug-in hybrid ever. Dubbed the 918 Spyder, this stealthy-looking ride is a parallel hybrid just like the Prius – well, except much, much sexier. It also supposedly gets 78 miles per gallon, has emissions of 70g CO2/km, can go 16 miles on electric charge alone, and does 0-60 in just 3.2 seconds. Oh and did we mention that it’s drop-dead gorgeous too?

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  3. MrDim March 7, 2010 at 4:24 am

    Porsche have actually built a nice looking car, thats unbelievable!

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