Porsche 2020 Cayenne e-hybrids deliver 670 HPEdward Green ▼ | August 15, 2019
Porsche continues to focus on e-mobility, with the Cayenne range following the Panamera series in now featuring a plug-in hybrid as its new flagship model.
Cars The Cayenne draw its output from a 541 HP four-litre V8 and a 134 HP electric
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This exceptional performance is matched by a high level of efficiency: the Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé can drive for up to 40 kilometres with zero local emissions, based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). In addition to the two top models, the hybrid range from Porsche now includes the new Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupé with system power of 455 HP, torque of 516 lb.-ft., and electric range of up to 43 kilometres, based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).
Like all Porsche plug-in hybrids, the new top-of-the-range model in the Cayenne family is also one of the sportiest vehicles in the premium segment. Turbo S E-Hybrid models, the electric motor is located between the V8 engine and the eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission. The lithium-ion battery is installed underneath the load space floor and has a capacity of 14.1 kWh. The high-voltage battery can be fully charged within 2.4 hours with the standard 7.2 kW onboard AC charger when using a 400-volt connection with a 16-amp fuse.
The charging process takes six hours from a conventional domestic socket with a rating of 230 volts and 10 amps. All Cayenne models feature LED headlights, a cruise control system with speed limiter function, camera-based pedestrian protection and Park Assist at the front and rear including a rear-view camera system. All Cayenne models include full connectivity as standard. This enables online navigation with real-time traffic information, smart online voice control, and extensive Porsche Connect services. ■