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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid price and specs

The Porsche S E-Hybrid is a plug-in preview of the 918 Is it also a great sports

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid. the company’s first plug-in the second being the Porsche 918 due later this year. It the previous-generation, non-plug-in Panamera and, like its predecessor, is a hybrid in other words its wheels can be driven by the car’s engine, its electric motor, or a of both.

At £88,967, there’s a of around £2500 over the car it

Technical highlights?

Combined from the E-Hybrid’s supercharged V6 and electric motor is 410bhp, of 94bhp is delivered by the electric Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are to be 91mpg and just 71g/km The 0-60 sprint takes than 5.5sec, and the E-Hybrid can a 167mph top speed (it also 80mph when using power only, an impressive It qualifies for London Congestion exemption and reaches full charge in four hours.

The could also, in theory, a lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife on electric its claimed ‘E-Power’ range is miles.

The E-Hybrid is launched at the same as the Panamera’s first major update, with refreshed and the introduction of new technology, including the gaggle of electronic safety (lane departure warnings, monitoring, etc) and a smartphone app allows remote control of of the car’s features.

What’s it to drive?

Initially, the E-Hybrid feel like a Porsche. The creaminess of the controls, consistent pedal feel and alert are dimmed slightly. The sole echo of that signature feel is in the taut body disappointing, but unsurprising when you the E-Hybrid weighs 2095kg more than the regular S (which also has a petrol

E-Power mode is the default on delivering lazy but adequate Refinement is off the scale, as you’d The electric motor is virtually with just a muted from the tyres reminding you you’re connected to the road rather than floating above it.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

You can reach 84mph on alone, but the petrol engine is primed for additional urge, and when in petrol-engine mode the motor can boost performance on of the eight-speed Tiptronic automatic

In terms of handling, the E-Hybrid balance and security but little of the we expect of Porsches: the steering is but vacant, and brake feel is Ultimate grip and agility is but trying to extract performance the E-Hybrid is a joyless experience. The Panamera is markedly more

How does it compare?

The official mpg and CO2 collude to a point where the costs similar to a BMW 320d Dynamics in company car tax. If commute is short, includes a charge area and has a power at either end, then the makes some sense. But if you driving, the £62,992 Panamera is a far better option.

  The wonderful V8-powered Porsche GTS, meanwhile, costs more at £93,175 and judging by the we’ve driven each, mpg figure won’t be worlds from the E-Hybrid’s.

Anything I need to know?

If the salesman to the trip readout after a few of a test drive, you’ll an astonishing number. But continue the initial electric phase and the slowly falls as the petrol generates charge for the battery and has to around the weight of said For us, the E-Hybrid eventually settled at 26mpg for general usage: a way off real-world diesel Panamera and around the same as the standard V6 car.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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