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Porsche 918 RSR - Detroit Auto Show 2011

Porsche 918 RSR it’s a powerful hybrid. Porsche took the hybrid technology behind its Porsche 911 GT3 R, attached the design of its Porsche 918 Spyder racer, and created the single-seat mid-engine coupe 918 RSR.

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This Porsche hybrid debuted at Detroit Auto Show 2011. Porsche 918 RSR combines 555 horsepower from its V8 gasoline engine with a significant boost from electric motors on the two front wheels to give it maximum of 767 hp.

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"Instead of the futuristic, ergonomically avant-garde centre console with touch-sensitive user interface from the 918 Spyder concept car, the 918 RSR's cockpit is split by a minimalistic console with rocker switches," Porsche said. "Instead of a second seat, the flywheel accumulator is positioned to the right of the console."

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[Source: Porsche and Reuters]

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