Check Out Porsche’s Sick New $1 Million Limited Edition Spyder: It’s The Most Expensive Porsche Ever Made

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Porsche has just released its most expensive model ever: the 918 Spyder hybrid sports car.It will retail for $845,000 in North America, and in Europe for $1.09 million ( 768,062 euros), according to Bloomberg. Only 918 are being made.

Check out photos of the car >
The first cars can be ordered from today, but buyers won’t get their new toy until November 2013.

“The Porsche plug-in hybrid is part of a wave green supercars as luxury-car makers try to make fuel efficiency palatable for their customers,” Bloomberg explained.

This 918 Spyder is a sleek, futuristic two-seater, with a 500-horsepower V8 engine and can accelerate to 62 miles an hour in 3.2 seconds; its max speed is 198 miles an hour. The car, which is based on the carmaker’s classic Carrera supercar and previous Spyder models, has a lithium-ion battery that can be recharged from a conventional power outlet in Germany.

Below, watch the awesome video that Porsche made about the car, via FreshnessMag. And underneath, there’s a link to photos of the Spyder.

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