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Watch This 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Break The 200-MPH Barrier

Watch This 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Break The 200-MPH Barrier

The Porsche 918 Spyder was a mid-engined, plug-in hybrid hypercar that finally proved that gearheads had nothing to worry about when it came to hybrid technology becoming a bigger part of our automobiles. The heart of the Porsche 918 Spyder was a naturally-aspirated 4.6-liter V8 engine that was capable of producing 608 horsepower that was paired with two electric motors that delivered an additional 279 horsepower each, for a combined total of 887 horsepower.

The car was an absolute beast. In an independent series of speed tests performed by Car and Driver Magazine, the Porsche 918, achieved a 0-62 mph of just 2.6 seconds, a 0-100 mph time of 4.9 seconds and a 0-180 mph time of just 17.5 seconds. It is one of the fastest accelerating cars on the planet and its 214-mph top speed is up there too with the fastest cars in the world.

Now, we get to see a Porsche 918 Spyder breaking the 200-mph barrier on Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds test facility.

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