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Old 04-19-2014, 08:45 PM   #1
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Here is a video of the Porsche hybrid. Enjoy
https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/driving-a--900-000-porsche-918-spyder-to-the-future-191710414.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory
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Awesome car.

But to me, this signals the beginning of the end. The last thing that I want is a hybrid anything, regardless of how fast it is. I know, call me a luddite.

But it seems that many in the Porsche community feels the same as old 911 prices skyrocket and the 918 remains non-fully subscribed.

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Next boxster is a flat 4 as well, makes 400 HP though which means either hybrid or turbo one, and I don't care for either. Hang on to your boxsters gents.


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I do love the 918 though, out of it and the p1 Ferrari and such I'd much prefer the 918. However if I had a 918 and a carrera gt, it would be the gt that you would catch me driving the most.


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Awesome car.

But to me, this signals the beginning of the end. The last thing that I want is a hybrid anything, regardless of how fast it is. I know, call me a luddite.

But it seems that many in the Porsche community feels the same as old 911 prices skyrocket and the 918 remains non-fully subscribed.

Hand onto those 986's friends, in 10 years you're going to look like a genius.
That's exactly what the owners of horse carriages said, when the first cars started to arrive :-)

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That's exactly what the owners of horse carriages said, when the first cars started to arrive :-)

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I know! I need PDK/hybrid cognitive behavioral immersion therapy. At least. Maybe a lot more.
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Do you recall that Ferd. Porsche's very FIRST automobile design was a gas-electric hybrid? Why not this one? It exudes awesomeness from every angle (including technical).

P.S. Our other car is a Prius V. Believe me, driving it is NOTHING like what these videos show of the 918. Complaining about the 918 being a hybrid is like saying you don't like it because it has rearview mirrors, and so did Yugos. This is a completely different beast.
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Do you recall that Ferd. Porsche's very FIRST automobile design was a gas-electric hybrid? Why not this one? It exudes awesomeness from every angle (including technical).

P.S. Our other car is a Prius V. Believe me, driving it is NOTHING like what these videos show of the 918. Complaining about the 918 being a hybrid is like saying you don't like it because it has rearview mirrors, and so did Yugos. This is a completely different beast.
Haha I am complaining about the time, and the general shift. I would be much more upset if 911s had turbo 4s instead of a hybrid haha. Porsche makes hybrid cool with the Panamera, 919 and 918.
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