Finally a Porsche that beats the Nissan GT-R on the ‘Ring?

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The lap time of the Nürburgring is an endless battle between Nissan and Porsche. And while Porsche endlessly tried in vain to dethrone the GT-R on the ‘Ring, it seems they have finally borne fruit for all their efforts. What gasoline couldn’t do all this while, a hybrid powertrain has! If reports are to be believed, the Porsche 918 Spyder – the Stuttgart carmaker’s first plug-in hybrid, has set a blistering lap time of 7 min. 20 secs on the Nürburgring. It seems that Ferdinand Piëch used this test data in a presentation made to the rest of the officials of the VW Group before the green signal was given for the production of the hybrid super sports car. A part of the slide has made its way to the TeamSpeed forums and as you might expect, has become a hot topic of discussion. All we gotta do for now is wait and watch for more dough on this alleged 7.20′ lap time of the 918 Spyder…

The Porsche 918 Spyder has allegedly set a lap time of 7min20s on the Nurburgring! More details on