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Porsche has again confirmed the 911 is in serious consideration for a hybrid powertrain, though the decision is not finalized. According to CarAdvice, when asked whether the long-revered model could get an electric boost, CEO Matthias Muller said “of course, why not?” Last year we reported Porsche was contemplating hybridization of all its models, and […]

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The U.S. alternative-energy passenger vehicle market has been growing steadily since the first couple of hybrids were launched in 1999 and for 2014 things are really heating up. While petroleum remains by far America’s motive power of choice, the move away from pure gasoline is well underway, and the alternative vehicle count will increase by […]

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Porsche’s plug-in Panamera S E-Hybrid zips to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, adroitly carves corners like the four-door 911 it essentially is – and it can travel sans gasoline for around 22 miles or return Prius-surpassing mpg on average-distance commutes. U.S. EPA numbers are still pending, but expect it to beat the outgoing non-plug-in S […]

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Porsche Cars North America announced yesterday that the expanded Porsche Panamera model line is now available in dealer showrooms across the United States. Porsche expanded the Panamera sports sedan lineup for the 2014 model year with the addition of three new variants: the Panamera S E-Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid from Porsche; and two luxurious […]

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Porsche’s plug-in 2014 Panamera S E-Hybrid sedan can go from 0-62 mph in 5.2 seconds, has a top speed of 167 mph, all-electric speed of 84 mph, and gets an honest-to-goodness 54 mpg when it has to. This was the average returned by 42 auto journalists who sampled the car on a 28.7 km (17.4 […]

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Porsche celebrated the world premiere of the 2014 Panamera April 22 at Auto Shanghai. As expected, the centerpiece of the show for Porsche is the appearance of the new Panamera S E-Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid offering from the German automaker. Also making their debut are two luxurious Executive versions for the Panamera 4S and […]

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Porsche announced the second generation of its Panamera sedan will include a plug-in hybrid version. Porsche said this new gas-electric iteration will be named the Panamera S E-Hybrid, and will be the world’s first plug-in hybrid in the luxury class. The second generation of the Panamera will celebrate its world premiere at the Shanghai Auto […]

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