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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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The Return of the Thing — thanks to B.C. firm

Aug 29 2014 4:42pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Boutique autobuilder Intermeccanica is world renowned for producing incredible hand-built recreations of two of Porsche’s classic sports cars, the 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster and the 1959 356 Convertible D. But few are aware of the storied Vancouver firm’s other offering, the Intermeccanica TYP82 Kübelwagen. That’s largely due to the fact that it was previously only available to buyers in foreign markets. Intermeccani ...
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BMW X5

Aug 29 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW X5 is one of the most successful luxury SUVs to emerge in the past decade. A rival for the Porsche Cayenne and especially, the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class, the X5 was the first vehicle to be built at BMW's U.S. factory in Greer, South Carolina, where it resides still today. The X5 is ...
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BMW Z4

Aug 29 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW Z4 is a rear-drive, two-door convertible with a retractable hardtop. Comfortable and sporty, the Z4 competes with the Porsche Boxster, Jaguar F-Type, Chevrolet Corvette, and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. See our 2014 BMW Z4 review for pricing with options, gas mileage ratings, and specification ...
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Sabine Schmitz Compares Two Generations Of Porsche 911 GT3: Video

Aug 29 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The Porsche 911 GT3 is one of our favorite cars here at Motor Authority. Whether it’s the previous-generation 997 or the latest 991, it’s hard to find a better package that’s drivable on the street and still fully capable at the track. ALSO SEE: First Look At 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak: Video ...
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Video: RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911 Makes Some Tasty Donuts

Aug 29 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Good morning, TopSpeeders; we’re serving up a hot helping of vulcanized donuts for your visual consumption. Today’s chef is Brian Scotto and his 1991 Porsche 911 Turbo do the cooking. This isn’t just a regular 911 Turbo, this Porsche has been worked over by the Japanese company Rauh-Welt Begriff. Scotto and RWB have done some serious modifications to the Porsche, not exclusive to that outlandish body kit. The ...
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Hotel staff tries and fails to insert voluminous bag inside Porsche 918 Spyder's tiny trunk [video]

Aug 29 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A bulky travel bag was just too big to fit inside the Porsche 918 Spyder's petite trunk, despite cons ...
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Video: Mercedes to Debut AMG GT on September 9, 2014

Aug 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Mercedes-Benz has released yet another teaser for the upcoming AMG GT. Nothing new here, as the Germans have been doing that for quite a few months, but this new video confirms the sports car will make its world premiere on September 9th, 2014. Other than that, the footage showcases the development of the AMG GT, which took 32 months of engineering and testing in no less than 15 countries. Impressi ...
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Video Car Review: 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Aug 29 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Overview Uber-sexy sports car Pros Absolutely stunning looks, power, handling, sound Cons I can’t afford it Value for money Good What would I change? Not one damn thing In retrospect, it could have been an international incident, or at least a YouTube video. While at the world debut of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe at last November’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Jaguar Land Rover Canada president Lindsay Duffield asked me what I thought about ...
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Sabine Schmitz compares her Porsche 997 GT3 RS to a 991 GT3 [video]

Aug 29 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Former Nürburgring Taxi driver Sabine Schmitz pitted her Porsche 997 GT3 RS against the n ...
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