21 May '11, 1am

Electric Lamborghinis and hybrid Ferraris? They're going to be here sooner than you think

Electric Lamborghinis and hybrid Ferraris? They're going to be here sooner than you think

Honda was thinking of bringing out a spiritual successor to the NSX with a giant 500-horsepower V-10 of the type that powers the brutal and out-of-time Dodge Viper. But instead, Honda looked at the world we actually live in today and said, screw that! Instead, the new high-performance Acura will be…a hybrid. Yes, indeed. “We are working very hard on it,” Honda President Takanobu Ito told Automotive News. There’s precedent for this because the ultimate performance Porsche , the 918 Spyder, is a hybrid too—and a plug-in hybrid at that. It’s also $845,000.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/electr...

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