May 7, 2010

Auto Briefs

Concept Car: Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid achieves 78 mpg

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(Associated Press)

This hybrid sports car, which debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in March, combines a V8-engine with an electric motor to achieve 78 mpg with 500 horsepower. Porsche says it has 900 interested buyers, which may be enough to put the car into production.

--NWautos staff

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