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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

First drive: Porsche S E-Hybrid

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Porsche’s Panamera GT has been refreshed, new styling, tech and a range of engines. It’s also offered as a plug-in hybrid for the time. AOL Cars headed to the hills of the Cotswolds to find out if any good.

Conspicuous consumption a conscience. For those less in the ballistic pace of its V8 engine offerings, Porsche is serving up its Panamera with a hybrid that is able to propel the car up to 22 (and at speeds of up to 84mph) on power alone. It returns an 91mpg on the combined cycle and to CO2 emissions of just 71g/km, the is even exempt from the Congestion Charge, something due to the more stringent rules not a Toyota Prius can boast.

Elsewhere, the exterior styling has (very) subtly revised and such as a multi-function steering and a powered tailgate are now fitted as across the range.

What’s under the bonnet?

think all this eco-worthiness the Panamera E-Hybrid slow is a Porsche after all. The shove from the combined supercharged V6 and 70kW electric means this two-tonne will sprint from mph in 5.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 167mph. attracted by a full-size performance GT running costs that make you cry should also the Panamera Diesel, which is not much cheaper to buy (to the tune of but will also likely better fuel economy in world driving. Replacing the V8 in the lineup is a new supercharged 3.0-litre V6, in the 306bhp and 414bhp ‘S’ with a choice of two or four-wheel

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Power mongers needn’t as a V8 is still available naturally in the 434bhp track-oriented GTS, or twin-turbos for supercar-baiting performance in the Turbo model.

What’s the like?

No trim levels as just increasing levels of equipment the higher you venture up the hierarchy, and an extensive options which can see you easily add £20,000 to the list price should you get too ticking boxes. With the model a manual gearbox is no offered, with all cars bar the and hybrid models coming Porsche’s excellent PDK twin-clutch instead. Also available are a of electronic safety aids, as lane change assist and cruise control with Active

Safe, which alerts the to potential obstacles.

Of most interest is the new Porsche Car smartphone app, which owners to do everything from the hybrid’s battery charge to receiving warnings if their car has driven above a certain or outside a specified geographical It will even allow you to lock the engine should you your keys have pinched.

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