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

A front view of the RSR.

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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