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GreatGraphics

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:00:16 AM

Cooool!

Porsche continues the long tease of its upcoming 918 Spyder; the latest instantiation here at the Pebble Beach Concours with the car presented in pre-production form to the throngs on the golf course.

Just a few days ago Porsche dropped an image of the car on its official Twitter feed. True to that leak, this 918 looks damn near what we expect the full customer version to be when it is officially debuted in Frankfurt. The neon-green brake calipers are items new to this version of the 918, and seem to be an identical color to those found on the Panamera S E-Hybrid.

When it shows up as a drivable piece, expect the Porsche supercar, with its gasoline-electric drivetrain, to be pretty insane. Horsepower in excess of 800 ponies will be available with a toe-tap, while the price of ent
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ObieDog
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 12:25:09 AM

Ok.
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 11:04:05 PM

Sounds cool. Wish I could see a picture
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 9:33:17 PM

Can't see the car
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 7:54:48 PM

Sounds real nice.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 7:23:07 PM

must be nice
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 5:29:34 AM

Nice.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:05:13 PM

The link is not working but it's probably a cool car.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 3:51:29 PM

I like the 918, But if I had the money to buy one I would go Mclaren P1 first.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 12:47:26 PM

Piece of art
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:56:20 AM

Nice!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:49:08 AM

sounds good
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:02:22 AM

article link does not work.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:49:03 AM

COOL
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:38:20 AM

SOUNDS GREAT TO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:06:58 AM

Very nice!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:44:03 AM

Pretty but if I could afford one, I likely still wouldn't buy one. There is lots! I could do with that $$. Of course, if I could afford one, I likely wouldn't need to worry about the cost...and the insurance....
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:42:08 AM

Wish I could afford one
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:33:30 AM

Even if I was rich there are so many other things I would blow my money on
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:24:32 AM

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/18/porsche-918-spyder-pre-production-version-in-all-its-almost-done/
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:20:40 AM

can't read article
Bad link.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:11:33 AM

Bad link.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:07:34 AM

WOW!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:00:26 AM

No thanks!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:57:27 AM

I would love to have one, but I don't see it in my future.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:51:51 AM

Must be nice to be able to afford one of those.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:50:14 AM

Sweet!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:44:15 AM

Its a nice toy for MR money bags.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:40:27 AM

Broken link... Here is the correct one:
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/18/porsche-918-spyder-pre-production-version-in-all-its-almost-done/

While the car is quite nice, it is only for those with money to burn and nothing else good to do with it.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:30:01 AM

for the lucky few
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:25:34 AM

price out of sight
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:17:26 AM

Too expensive for me.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:16:19 AM

If I only had the money...
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:15:58 AM

Wonder how long before I can get a used one for $12,000? I'm not cheap, I'm frugal :-)
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:04:04 AM

It's OK to dream...
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GreatGraphics
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:02:30 AM

If I'm going to have to pay $4-5 per gallon, I'd rather do it in style. But for now, I have to stay with my Civic :)
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:02:23 AM

not in my $20,000 to 25,000 range
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