One week before serial production, Porsche’s 918 Spyder, a gas-electric plug-in hybrid, set a course speed record at the infamous Nurburgring motorsports complex. WSJ’s “Rumble Seat” columnist Dan Neil weighs in on the secrets to the Spyder’s success.

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One Response to “Porsche 918 Spyder Sets Speed Nurburgring Record”

  1. clay says:

    That is the future. Pretty awesome. I’m sure it can’t match the Porsche’s mpg and not sure if it’s street legal, but the Pagani Zonda R did a 6:47: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPd0ATqvoJM Turn up the volume and wait for fist pump at the end.