At the upcoming Paris Motor Show, Porsche looks to solidify itself as “the only brand to offer three plug-in [hybrid] models,” with planned showcases of the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the Panamera S E-Hybrid, and the vaunted 918 Spyder.
As you can see, these aren’t exactly Chevy Volts.
The Cayenne S E-Hybrid will be making its world premiere at the event, and it will do so alongside updated gas-only brethren: the Cayenne S, the Cayenne Turbo, and the Cayenne Diesel.
The plug-in Cayenne sports an incredible combined fuel consumption rating of 3.4 liters per 100 km (that’s 69.1 miles per gallon), which is especially impressive given the all-wheel drive SUV’s total output of 416 horsepower and 435 pound-feet of torque.
Porsche says the hybrid powertrain, which includes a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 and a 95-hp electric motor, allows the SUV to travel from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds. MSRP on the E-Hybrid is $76,400.
Porsche’s two others plug-ins are already well established, but not any less impressive.
With an 887-hp hybrid powertrain, Porsche claims the 918 Spyder supercar returns a combined fuel rating of 3.1 l/100 km (75.87 mpg)
The Panamera S E-Hybrid shares the plug-in Cayenne’s powertrain, but with a higher combined fuel rating (3.1 l/100 km or 75.87 mpg) due to its lighter curb weight.
The Cayenne S E-Hybrid will be publicly displayed for the first time at Porsche’s Paris Motor Show press conference on October 2nd. For those unable to see it in person, you can watch a live stream online here.
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