Porsche is increasing its plug-in hybrid level with various new cars included to its series, comprising a power-packed Turbo S 2020 Cayenne E-Hybrid.
The plug-in variant of this latest SUV has 134-horsepower electric motor and a 14.1-kilowatt-hour battery with a 4.0-liter V8 twin turbocharged engine discovered in the conventional gas-based Cayenne Turbo. The electric motor is situated between its standard 8-speed transmission and the V8 engine.
The outcome is a plug-in 670-horsepower beast that creates torque of 663 pound-feet and in 3.6 Seconds can travel from 0–60 miles per hour.
But it is not all about energy. Porsche also elevated the power capacity of its battery, 30% over the one employed in plug-in last-gen hybrid Cayenne models. EPA fuel economy numbers have not been launched yet, but if it is like other plug-in hybrids by Porsche, the range will be almost close to 20 Miles.
The firm has a series of nifty standard products in the Turbo S Cayenne E-Hybrid (and 2 new plug-in versions of the Cayenne Coupé), adding a 21-inch AeroDesign Wheels and 7.2 kW onboard charger. The updated charger allows a full battery recharge in as less as 2.4 Hours when employing a 240-volt link with a 50-amp circuit, as per Porsche.
On a related note, it seems like Porsche has increased up massive interest for its Tesla competitor, since the automaker has disclosed that it got 20,000 enrollments for its forthcoming Taycan EV. The firm also verified earlier reports that it is elevating the projected manufacturing capacity. While it did not cite a specific number, it claimed to the media in January that it is increasing the production to 40,000 cars from 20,000 vehicles. Now, we know the reason. These are not just people enrolling up for a slot either: As media noted, reservations need a deposit of €2,500 or $2,500.