Porsche Plug in Hybrid 918 Spyder becomes realSometimes, it takes a team of dreamers with a visionary up front to turn concepts into reality, and that’s what happened with the Porsche Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder after the trek from a concept to being an actual vehicle. Sure, it is a hybrid vehicle but don’t let that hinder you since it has a mid-mounted V8 engine that has the collective power of at least 500 ponies under the hood – and when paired with a couple of electric motors on the front and rear, you can be sure that another 218 horses are waiting to be unleashed – coupled with All Wheel Drive handling as well. Of course, all of that technology and its marque will cause a $845,000 dent to your bank account, and when your opponent on the street is all out of gas, you can still drive around for 16 miles using nothing but electric power. Taking around 7 hours to juice up via a standard 110 outlet, the Porsche Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder is a speedy little beast, hitting 60mph in just 3.1 seconds – and yet is fuel friendly at a whopping 78mpg. That’s pretty amazing for a supercar like this. Shipping commences at the end of 2013, so there’s plenty of time to build up that financial portfolio of yours. [Press Release]

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