Porsche Hybrid : Why it’s the car of the season


Porsche has introduced a brand new Cayenne S E-Hybrid, an SUV with the attitude of a sports car. A

beautiful and powerful car, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid has an abundance of exciting features and is a

testament to the premium, luxury style that is expected from Porsche. Porsche is currently the only car

manufacturer that has three plug-in cars: the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, Panamera S E-Hybrid and 918 Spyder.

First impressions of the Cayenne were positive, with the sleek sharp design immediately catching the

eye. Clearly a car of style, the inside is as elegant as the outside, with comfort and ease being a priority.

With spacious and comfortable seating, the Cayenne is easy to feel at home in. The acid green brake

calipers, emblems and needles stand out immediately, giving the car a stylish look and the multifunction

sport steering wheel boasts a host of features, including shift paddles, making for a smooth driving


As for mechanics, Porsche has created a master-class for all hybrid cars to aspire to. With E-Hybrid

technology built-in, and a massive new 3.0 liter V6 engine, the Cayenne performs impeccably. In the

high-end SUV segment, the Cayenne is the first plug-in hybrid car, boasting a lithium-ion drive battery

with a capacity of 10.8 kWh that can be fully charged in just 3 hours or so through the plug-in function.

The electric motor also gets charged while driving, making the car even more efficient.

Being an E-Hybrid, the car is environmentally friendly, not releasing any local emissions when running on

electricity. Overall fuel consumption is only 3.4 liters per 100 kilometers, making for extremely low CO2

emissions amounting to only 79g/km. The battery allows 18 to 36 kilometers of driving purely on

electricity, with the top electric speed of 125 km/h, easily encompassing most daily journeys without the

need for fuel. The electric motor brings 95hp, while the total output of the powerhouse Cayenne is a

whopping 416hp. With total torque of 590 Nm, the car performs at a sports car level and can reach

speeds of 100km in 5.9 seconds, with a top speed of 243 km/hr.

The suspension, acceleration and deceleration of the car are impressive and the car is a pleasure to

drive, performing with seamless precision. While day to day driving is a charm, the Cayenne has sports

settings that make it a dream come true by bringing sports to SUVs. With blazing speeds, graceful

performance and undeniable style, the Cayenne stands out, racing as smoothly as a sports car and

putting others to shame. This is a hybrid that appeals to the soul of a true driver. Packed with high-

quality features; spacious, comfortable, and speedy, the Porsche Cayenne is the car for the grown-up

who harbours a childhood dream of driving a sports car.