October 21, 2020, Stuttgart – Porsche AG has launched two new Panamera E-Hybrid variants to complete its product range.
Alongside the recently unveiled new Panamera 4S E-Hybrid, is the range topping Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is the most powerful variant in the completely revamped product line. It combines a 420 kW or 563 hp 4-litre biturbo V8 with a 100 kW or 134 hp electric motor, paired with the eight-speed dual clutch transmission (PDK).
The second variant introduced is the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. Powering the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is the 2.9-litre biturbo V6 engine with an output of 340 kW or 456 hp, accompanied by the same electric motor and transmission available in the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.
All the new E-Hybrid all electric range has been increased by up to 30 percent thanks to the new 17.9 kWh battery and optimised mode. With the new battery, all three Panamera variants has an all-electric range of up to 50km.
Porsche claims that the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is able to complete the century sprint in 3.2 seconds and the top speed is rated at 315 kph. As for the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, it takes 4.4 seconds to dash to 100 kph from stand still and the top speed is rated at 280 kph.
To differentiate the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid with the rest of its siblings is by its dual C-shaped Turbo front lights modules and the larger side air intakes. The light bar at the rear has been revamped to run seamlessly over the luggage compartment lid with an adapted contour.
There are also options available such as the darkened Exclusive Design tail light module with dynamic coming/leaving home animation, three new 20 and 21 -inch wheels and two new exterior colours – Cherry Metallic and Truffle Brown Metallic.
The flagship Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is equipped as standard with all currently available chassis and control system like the Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Sport (PDCC Sport) electric roll stabilisation system, which includes the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus), rear axle steering with power steering plus and the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) system.