That’s right, a group of students from West Philadelphia High School have built a diesel hybrid — based on a kit car — that can actually go from 0-60mph in just 4-seconds. Continue reading to see it in-action. Click here for first picture in gallery.

The students were inspired by the gasoline-electric Prius they saw at the 2003 competition. But their car had to meet the proverbial requirements of a teenager: fast and cool-looking!

[via Gas 2.0]