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2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Promises More Power And Efficiency

By James Yu , Feb 24, 2017 11:09 AM EST
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The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is scheduled to make its debut at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show and the new model promises to bring more along with greater efficiency. Here are the things to look forward to in the upcoming 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: The Power

According to CNET, the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid starts with a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that is capable of putting out 550 horsepower. This is paired with an eight-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission that sends the power through an all-wheel drive (AWD) configuration. In addition, there is also a 100 kW e-motor that has 136 horsepower that is mated to the gearbox through an electronic clutch.

In total, the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid has 680 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque. This is enough power to propel the Turbo S E-Hybrid from zero to 62 miles per hour in only 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 193 miles per hour.

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: The Efficiency

The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is said to be capable of 31 miles range in pure electric mode. Complete details regarding the exact range of the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid have not been mentioned but it was stated that the Turbo S E-Hybrid has a combined efficiency of 81.1 miles per gallon equivalent. With more people getting attracted to the hybrid market, this will be one of the aspects that will most likely draw consumers to the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: The Price

As per Car and Driver, the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid will have a starting price of $142,350. Its arrival has not yet been confirmed but the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is set to make an appearance at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show that will kick off on March 9, 2017. Those that are interested to see it can simply check the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid during the abovementioned event.

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