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Porsche Launches New Plug-In Hybrid and Executive Panameras

Porsche Launches New Plug-In Hybrid and Executive Panameras

Apr 3 2013, 12:57pm CDT | by

Porsche offers a new plug-in hybrid

Porsche has announced something that is a first for the sports car company and that first is a plug-in hybrid. Porsche has offer the hybrid version of its Panamera four-door car in the past and the...

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Porsche Launches New Plug-In Hybrid and Executive Panameras

Apr 3 2013, 12:57pm CDT | by

Porsche offers a new plug-in hybrid

Porsche has announced something that is a first for the sports car company and that first is a plug-in hybrid. Porsche has offer the hybrid version of its Panamera four-door car in the past and the new plug-in hybrid will replace that car. The plug-in hybrid gets a more powerful 95 hp electric motor and a larger 9.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

The total power for the new Panamera S E-Hybrid is 416 hp. The car can completely charge its battery pack in 2.5 hours when connected to a 240 V power source. The Porsche can also drive for 20 miles on electricity alone. Right now, it's unclear exactly how fuel-efficient E-Hybrid will be, EPA estimates are unavailable.

In addition to the new hybrid, Porsche has also added a pair of extended wheelbase Panameras to the lineup. These cars have 5.9-inches of additional rear legroom and are called Executive. The Executive version will be available with the standard engine or in turbo form.

 
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6 weeks ago

2015 Porsche Cayenne Base And GTS Models Headed For L.A. Auto Show

Nov 5 2014 2:30am CST | Source: Motor Authority

When Porsche introduced its updated 2015 Cayenne range at the recent Paris Auto Show, the base model and sporty GTS were noticeably absent. It turns out Porsche were saving these for this month’s Los Angeles Auto Show, and we now have the first photos and details ahead of the show’s Nove ...
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6 weeks ago

​2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS: This Is It

Nov 4 2014 8:47pm CST | Source: Jalopnik

Porsche is out with two new Cayennes, and like every model in its stable, there has to be at least a half-dozen variants. Minimum. So it's time to meet the Turbo-wannabe GTS and its base sibling, that – gasp! – no longer has a manual op ...
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6 weeks ago

2016 Porsche Panamera spied up close

Nov 4 2014 7:10pm CST | Source: World Car Fans

Work continues on the 2016 Porsche Panamera as our spies have snapped new pictures of the next-generation model. ...
Source: World Car Fans   Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 
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6 weeks ago

2015 Porsche Cayenne & Cayenne GTS unveiled [video]

Nov 4 2014 6:30pm CST | Source: World Car Fans

Porsche has unveiled the Cayenne GTS, ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Sh ...
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6 weeks ago

Hey, Porsche Just Debuted a New Cayenne GTS Alongside a New Base Model

Nov 4 2014 5:05pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

One of the most capable and rewarding SUVs extant, the Porsche Cayenne saw its portfolio shrink with the introduction of the face-lifted 2015 model. But it has once again begun to balloon before the 2015 model year can even run out, with the reintroduction of the entry-level version and the GTS. The latter is a variation of the Cayenne S that mim ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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6 weeks ago

2015 Porsche Panamera

Nov 4 2014 4:48pm CST | Source: The Car Connection

Now in its second generation, the Porsche Panamera remains a surprising combination of large luxury sedan and high-performance sports car. With its large and truly usable back seat, upscale interior, and brilliant dynamics, plus a range of powertrains from a plug-in hybrid to a turbocharged near-supercar, the Panamera offers a lot ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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6 weeks ago

SEMA: Tanner Foust Racing ENEOS RWB Beetle is more pumpkin than Porsche

Nov 4 2014 4:30pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SEMA Show, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen, Celebrities, Specialty "Many Porsche owners like the Beetle. The Beetle is a very good car and it looks like a Porsche a little bit," according to Akira Nakai, the man at the helm of Japanese tuning house RAUH-Welt Begriff. "It is similar, but a Beetle is not a Porsche, so we made a completely new design for this Beetle." We like the VW ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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6 weeks ago

This B.C. man brings million-dollar classic cars back to life

Nov 4 2014 3:02pm CST | Source: Driving Canada

Hidden away in a rural part of Vancouver Island, one of the world’s best automotive restorers brings million-dollar beauties back to life. VICTORIA, B.C. — “…and cheap too, at $1.3-million.” The relative insanity of this half-overheard statement doesn’t actually penetrate my brain. I am stunned, floored, gob-smacked by what I am seeing. Two, no, three Ferrari Daytonas. A pair of D-Type Jaguars, one wearing Ecurie Ecosse racing livery. Several (several!) ...
Source: Driving Canada   Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Sinkhole Corvette ZR1 “Blue Devil” Finally Restored to Pre-Cave Glory

Nov 4 2014 1:48pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

Back in February, the earth opened its gaping maw underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and swallowed eight historic Vettes whole. It was a sickening sight–one you can relive here, with video caught the moment the sinkhole appeared–leaving eight rare Corvettes with a value of around $2 million strewn about the cavern floor like Matchbox cars. Now, the first vehicular victim of the sinkhole has been fully restored, and it’s a legend: The 20 ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Customized Volkswagen Beetle unveiled at SEMA by Tanner Foust and RAUH-Welt Begriff

Nov 4 2014 11:20am CST | Source: World Car Fans

Rallycross driver Tanner Foust in association with Porsche tuner RAUH-Welt Begriff have introduced a heavily modified Volkswagen Beetle at SEM ...
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