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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Is the Company's First Plug-In Hybrid

Porsche offers a plug-in hybrid

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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Is the Company's First Plug-In Hybrid

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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Is the Company's First Plug-In Hybrid

Porsche has pulled the wraps off its very first plug-in hybrid vehicle with the addition of the Panamera S E-Hybrid to its line. The new E-hybrid replaces the previous Panamera hybrid and offers a more powerful electric motor and a significantly larger battery pack. The lithium-ion battery pack in this vehicle has 9.4 kWh of power compared to the 1.7 kWh of the previous hybrid.

The new electric motor also produces 95 hp, which is more than twice the 47 hp output of the previous hybrid electric motor. Total horsepower from the hybrid is 416 hp from a twin turbo V-6 engine. EPA estimated fuel economy ratings are unavailable for the car at this time.

Porsche says that the new E-Hybrid can drive for 20 miles on electricity alone in needs about 2.5 hours to recharge completely. Top speed on battery power is 84 mph and overall top speed is 167 mph. Port promises that the hybrid sports car can reach 60 mph in 5.2 seconds. The E-Hybrid starts at $99,000.


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Six months in jail for teen who stole from car in Paul Walker crash

Source: Asia One

LOS ANGELES - A teenager who stole a rooftop panel from the wrecked Porsche of actor Paul Walker, soon after the "Fast and Furious" star was killed in a crash, was sentenced on Thursday to six months in jail, a spokesman for prosecutors said.Jameson Brooks Witty, 18, who is one of two people arrested for taking the car part, pleaded guilty this month to grand theft of property, destroying evidence and obstructing a peace officer, said a statement from the Los ...
Source: Asia One   Full article at: Asia One 4 days ago, 4:29am CDT


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Dodge's $63,000 Charger Hellcat Is Faster Than These Legendary Supercars

Source: The Business Insider

The 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hemi Hellcat is the fastest and most powerful sedan ever to make it into mass production. With 707 horsepower and a top speed of 204 mph, it's performance is world beating. Even more impressive is the Hellcat Charger's estimated "bargain basement" price of $63,000. However, recent advancements in powertrain technology have caused a surge in horsepower ratings — and an abundance of mega-horsepower supe ...
Source: The Business Insider   Full article at: The Business Insider 5 days ago, 7:23am CDT

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Next-generation Nissan 370Z could go hybrid

Source: Driving Canada

New rumours have begun swirling over what we can expect from the next-generation Nissan 370Z. According to Motor Trend (hat tip to AutoGuide), Nissan’s product planners are targeting the likes of the Audi TT, BMW Z4 and Porsche Boxster with the upcoming generation, codenamed the Z35. With the upcoming generation, Nissan wants to stand out from the competition with a handful of unique cosmetic features, most notably a removable roof panel in the form of either ...
Source: Driving Canada   Full article at: Driving Canada 6 days ago, 1:23pm CDT

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Supercar Showdown Is Coming To Beaulieu Soon

Source: Car Articles

With just over a week to go, Beaulieu’s 2014 Supercar Showdown is gearing up for an action packed show on Bank Holiday Monday, 25 August, when this popular event, now in its eighth year, will be welcoming the stallions of the supercar stable into the National Motor Museum’s picturesque parkland for a day of full-throttle motoring action. Two hundred high-performance supercars are booked in for the event including a Lamborghini Aventador, Alfa R ...
Source: Car Articles   Full article at: Car Articles 6 days ago, 1:12pm CDT

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2014 Porsche Cayenne

Source: Hyundai Reports

The 2014 Porsche Cayenne is no longer an outlier in the Porsche lineup of sports and sporty cars and, increasingly, crossover utility vehicles. With the compact Macan crossover joining it in showrooms, the Cayenne actually provides a large portion of the profits that permit Porsche to ...
Source: Hyundai Reports   Full article at: Hyundai Reports 1 week ago, 1:00pm CDT

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Porsche driver banned from the road after hitting 80mph in a 30mph zone

Source: Wales Online

Sean O'Grady admitted careless driving after accelerating to almost three times the speed limit in his ...
Source: Wales Online   Full article at: Wales Online Aug 11 2014, 10:55am CDT

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Menai Bridge: Speeding Porsche driver fined £910 and banned from driving

Source: Caernarfon Herald

Sean o'Grady, 24, admitted to driving at 80mph in a 30mph in his Porsche 911 on the A5 at Menai ...
Source: Caernarfon Herald   Full article at: Caernarfon Herald Aug 11 2014, 10:34am CDT

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Photogrpher Shows Why Genetics Are Amazing, 15 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment, Giant Man-eater Spotted in London Boating Pond and more


Photogrpher Shows Why Genetics Are Amazing Croatian artist Ino Zeljak wanted to show genetics at work, so the artist took pictures of random siblings for the Metamorfoza series.more... 15 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment Anyone with a smart phone, point-and-click camera, DSLR or any other sort of camera can potentially capture such a moment ? whether it?s staged or spontaneous. more... Giant Man-e ...
Source:   Full article at: Aug 11 2014, 3:43am CDT

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2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo Test Drive


Like the Porsche GT3, BMW M3 and Camaro Z/28, the 2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo takes the production car pretty much to the edge of what can still be considered streetable – at least by the automakers – and turns it into a vehicle that would be as much fun on a track day as anything you could buy off the showroom floor. But here’s the shocker: you just might love it even if you never ventured further than your favorite curvy road. ...
Source:   Full article at: Aug 11 2014, 2:49am CDT

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