Video: Porsche 918 Spyder Sets New Nurburgring Lap Record

It’s been three years since the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid first broke cover, and Porsche has finally put the production model of the million-dollar machine on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Along with the production debut of this 94 mpg, 887 horsepower hybrid hypercar, Porsche announced that a few days ago the 918 Spyder set a new lap record at the famed Nurburgring.

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Video: Electric Mercedes SLS Sets New Nürburgring Record

7 minutes, 56 seconds. That’s how long it takes Mercedes-Benz’ electric SLS to lap Germany’s legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. For a little context, that 7:56 time means the electric SLS quicker around the ‘Ring than the Dodge Viper SRT/10, Cadillac’s CTS-V, and the C6 Corvette!

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Video: Toyota Motorsports EV Sets New Nurburgring Record

They said they were gonna do it, and they did. They who? Toyota, that’s who. Their German Motorsports division, GmbH, pledged to set a new Nurburgring record for EV’s. They not only set a new record…they set the bar way, way higher.

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