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Tony O'Kane | Jan, 03 2015 | 1 Comment

Ever wondered exactly how much effort goes into building a hybrid supercar? Got some time to kill this afternoon? Watch the above.

Porsche's 918 Spyder is a technological marvel, marrying a 4.6 litre V8 engine with a powerful electric motor to make 661kW of power and a colossal 1274Nm of torque.

With the optional Weissach Pack, it's enough to fire the carbon-chassis 918 to 100km/h in just 2.5 seconds - roughly half the time it took you to read that sentence.

200km/h arrives in 7.2 seconds, about the same time it takes the average hot hatch to hit 100km/h.

But beyond mere numbers, the 918 is special in every respect - especially the way it's constructed. There's no traditional production line here, just craftsmen (and women) methodically piecing components together in one of the cleanest environments outside of an operating theatre.

Enjoy.

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