PHOTO CAPTION: Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in concept sports car.

Porsche's 918 Spyder Gets Plugged In

Plug-in concept has alleged electric range of 16 miles and overall full economy of 78 mpg.

Published: 10-Jun-2010

The Epitome of Green Muscle - the Porsche 918 Spyder is a PHEV. That stands for a Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle.

Green muscle found in the Porsche 918 Spyder: the synthesis of efficient, state-of-the-art ecological technology with powerful, cutting-edge automotive clout.

The 2010 Geneva Motor show unveiled the new “green muscle” automotive epoch. Tesla, Ferrari, BMW and Infiniti all showcased alternative vehicles, but Porsche led the pack with its ravishing 918 Spyder PHEV concept.


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