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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

 

Porsche’s Panamera gets a new range topping model as a hybrid. This trend will soon follow amongst other models such as Macan and Cayenne.  Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is powered by 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 with the Electric motor. The electric motor produces 134bhp, powering the motor is the 14kWh lithium ion drive. Together they produce 671bhp of power at 6,000rpm and 627lb ft of torque from just 1400rpm. Though it is expected from the Electric cars to have a surge of torque the moment feet touches the pedal. But due to the car’s eight-speed twin clutch automatic gearbox, there is not that surge specific to EV. But it is capable enough to deliver peak torque very early in the rev range.

 

The car can sprint from 0-62mph in just 3.4 secs, this is supercar fast and the car weighs 2,310 kg. This about 300kgs more than the Porsche Panamera Turbo S. Turbo S E-hybrid. Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid feels more planted due to the extra weight but faster too from the get go. The car competed with the likes of Mercedes E63S and Tesla Model S P100D. Also, Panamera looks much better than the previous model

 

Porsche Panamera Specifications

 

Price £137,140
Engine 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 + electric motor
Power 671bhp at 6,000rpm
Torque 627lb ft at from 1400rpm
Gearbox 8-speed twin clutch automatic
Kerb Weight 2310kg
0-62mph 3.4 seconds
Top Speed 194mph
Economy 97.4 mpg
CO2 emission 66g/km

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