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Porche experiments with hybrid flywheel

Posted By Tom Jackson On February 12, 2010 @ 9:37 am In Construction News | No Comments

If the Prius and other hybrid electric cars leave you dissatisfied, know at least that Porche is tinkering with an electro-mechanical flywheel [1]developed by the Williams Formula One team subidiary Williams Hybrid Power. I drove a Prius once, a rental. Couldn’t wait to get out of it. A Porche 911 sounds like a lot more fun–and probably better engineering too. Video at the link.

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[1] electro-mechanical flywheel : http://www.autoblog.com/2010/02/11/videos-porsche-911-gt3-r-hybrid-uses-williams-f1-flywheel-kers/

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