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At the 2012 New York International Auto Show this week, Porsche has announced it will be bringing a diesel-powered version of its Cayenne SUV stateside, in time for the 2013 model year. One of the biggest obstacles facing oil-burning vehicles in our market revolves around emissions standards, however, by employing AdBlue fluid injection in the […]

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On the automotive spectrum, Porsche and Prius are poles apart. For decades, one was the definitive German high-performance sports car brand, renowned for its extreme engineering and screaming flat-six engines. The other is just a dozen years old, the very image of the modern high-mileage hybrid. Now the spectrum has warped, and the poles are […]

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Porsche is making quantum leaps with its hybrids, when it comes to power and price. Its $69,000 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid SUV is on sale now, and will be followed by the $95,000 Panamera hybrid sedan coming late this year. Both cars manage fuel economy in the low 20s while offering 380 horsepower. But these […]

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When the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid goes on sale next month, it will have a window sticker price of $68,675, including destination charges. Hey, that’s not bad when you consider the hybrid can scoot from zero-to-60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds, has a top speed of 150 mph and an estimated fuel economy at […]

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When the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid goes on sale next month, it will have a window sticker price of $68,675, including destination charges. Hey, that’s not bad when you consider the hybrid can scoot from zero-to-60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds, has a top speed of 150 mph and an estimated fuel economy at […]

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Last January, Porsche’s CEO, Michael Macht, stated that the German automaker would not offer hybrid versions of the 911 and Boxster, denying rumors to the contrary. Even though the company had already announced that it would produce a hybrid version of the new Cayenne sport utility, Macht rejected the idea of giving its sports cars […]

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The Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid, a $68,000 gas-electric SUV, will not be a big seller. Like other luxury hybrid SUVs from BMW and Cadillac, the Cayenne Hybrid is more of a platform for technology experimentation—rather than a whole-hearted effort to reinvent hybrids for high living. The Cayenne S Hybrid, Porsche’s first full hybrid, will go […]

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Last week, the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) stopped Porsche from running an ad claiming that the new Cayenne S Hybrid “can even travel to a speed of 37 mph without using its V6 petrol engine.” The agency believes the 37 mph claim is misleading because the vehicle travels only for a limited time and […]

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