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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Porsche refreshes Panamera adds plug-in hybrid

s 2014 Panamera S E-hybrid have an electric motor (Porsche )

It’s nip-and-tuck for Porsche’s Pana mera

A midlife refresh will 2014 models an updated a long wheelbase option and new choices, including a turbocharged V-6 and a hybrid. All three variations make their world April 21 at the Shanghai Auto

The greenest of the Panamera models a notable shift from to plug-in hybrid. Undoubtedly the of what the company is learning the plug-in 918 supercar coming to later this year. the announced Wednesday will be known as the Panamera S E-hybrid.

Photos: Porsche’s 2014 lineup

The electric motor put out 95 horsepower, compared with 47 the older non-plug-in hybrid which Highway 1 tested in The gas engine’s output is 333 horsepower, and horsepower is 416.

An eight-speed will remain the only on the car. Porsche said its mph time drops from 5.7 on the older hybrid to 5.2 second on the model.

A 9.4 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery the old nickel-metal hydride unit, and said it will charge in about two and half hours plugged into a 240-volt The Panamera S E-hybrid will be to travel in electric-only mode for as far as 20 and as fast as 84 mph.

The 2014 S E-hybrid, in addition to a mouthful of a will start at $99,975, a of about $3,000 over its

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Non-hybrid Panamera fans can forward to a new twin-turbocharged V-6 engine in the S and 4S This 3.0-liter engine the outgoing 4.8-liter V-8. jumps to 420 from 400, torque rises to 384 pound-feet 369 pound-feet.

Porsche says the to the smaller displacement engine is in with the core philosophy of the as the move increases both and efficiency. The automaker declined to specifics on estimated fuel Porsche did say both the Panamera S and 4S will come with its dual clutch PDK gearbox.

Porsche said the Panamera S start at $94,175 and the 4S at $99,275. price is roughly $2,000 than the previous versions.

Porsche’s 2014 Panamera 4S and models will be available in wheelbase versions. In a nod to the Chinese which is witness to their debut, each Panamera model stretches the wheelbase of the car by 5.9 inches. Nearly all of this dividends in rear leg room, many Chinese buyers over the driver’s seat.

The Executive line will give buyers more in their wallets, as the cars command at least a $20,000 over their non-stretched This means a Panamera Executive will start at

In addition to the various powertrain and wheelbase options, all 2014 get subtle interior and exterior These include a cleaner grille in the front, refreshed a new trunk lid with a larger area, and additional standard and safety equipment.

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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