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See what new 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid car brings to you. This brand new luxurious sedan model from well-knows auto manufacturer Porsche now ready to enter the competition. But is it powerful enough to compete with other hybrid cars from Mercedes, BWM, and Lexus? This 2013 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is designed with improved performance, better fuel economy, and advanced hybrid technology.
What does the Performance Gives from 2012 Porsche Panamera S hybrid?
The 2012 Porsche Panamera S hybrid car has quite similar specification with Porsche’s previous Cayenne S hybrid model that is powered with 3.0 liter V6 engine, capable to generate 333 horsepower (HP) with supercharged direct injection system. But this Hybrid model does not have all-wheel drive option. This new Porsche full hybrid system car will be powered with V6 engine to generate 380 horsepower (HP), and 325 pounds-ft of torque. However, you can improve the torque using 221 pound-ft from the electric motor, and boost it up to 428 pounds-ft. in highway, you can reach speed up to 103 mph, and it can also generated by electric power alone, which speed up to 53 mph over a mile. The electric engine is connected to 288 volt NiMH battery, and chargeable.
Exterior and Interior Look at From 2012 Porsche Panamera S hybrid
For the exterior design, the Panamera is a four-door luxurious sedan, with more spacious interior room. The design is most likely influenced by 911 sports car, with lower hood, and no grille above the bumper. The interior design is quite spacious and comfortable, but it is only designed to fit 4 persons only, while its competitors have maximum for 5 people. There is also E-Power gauge, and Porsche’s Hybrid management system.
The 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid car test shows result of 25-26 mpg highway fuel economy. It shows quite significant difference of 5-6 from its predecessor, the Panamera S with V8. This 2012 PorschePanamera S Hybrid car is priced at $95.000 with additional cost from gas-only Panamera model.
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