Well-known German sport car manufacturer, Porsche, is now playing in E vehicle. Their product Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid hits the European and American market since 2014. Maybe it is not a pure electric car, but the inclination of using hybrid have change our mind about Porsche that love to build super fast car with high fuel consumption. This car is still showing Porsche characteristics: beauty and sporty. Even, some people start to compare it with Tesla X.
2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid
BASE PRICE $77,395 VEHICLE LAYOUT front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door hatchback ENGINES ENGINE TYPE supercharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.0-liter V-6, 333 hp, 325 lb-ft; permanent-magnet synchronous AC electric motor, 95 hp, 229 lb-ft; combined power rating, 416 hp, 435 lb-ft; 10.8-kWh lithium-ion battery pack TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode BASIC DIMENSIONS CURB WEIGHT 5427 lb WHEELBASE 114.0 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 191.1 x 78.7 x 67.4 in PERFORMANCE DATA 0 – 60 MPH 5.4 sec 0 – 100 mph 12.9 sec 0 – 130 mph 27.9 sec Rolling start, 5-60 mph 5.3 sec Top gear, 30-50 mph 2.6 sec Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.8 sec Standing ¼-mile 13.7 sec @ 103 mph Top speed (governor limited) 151 mph Braking, 70-0 mph 176 ft Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.83 g FUEL DATA FUEL ECONOMY EPA city/highway: 47 MPGe/22 mpg *not counting battery-charging electricity
Actually, what is this Porsche had? This EV can be classified into SUV with the dimension of 1,705 mm height; 4,855 mm length; 2,895 mm wheelbase. Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid has 416 horsepower at 5.500 rpm as maximum power full hybrid. It is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds. With that record, it can reach 243 km/h of top speed. Surely, it is Porsche typically. The most different Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid review is fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
As a hybrid car, Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid specs is about 83.1 in average. Meanwhile, it has better CO2 emission with only 79 g/km. that fact is built in a mini SUV car which seems like hatchback. The exterior design is mostly different with conventional Porsche Cayenne. The front is sharper with triple grille and LED headlamps represent the sportiness. Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid is also applied with high standard safety. As many sport cars do, it emphasizes on aerodynamic concept with Porsche Stability Management.
It is installed PCCB (Porsche ceramic composite brake) from original Porsche. It is saving 50% of weight than convention iron disc when braking. Beautiful car must be applied with elegant interior. Therefore, Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid applied high quality leather seats. The dashboard is really showing a sport car’s interior. Applied with wooden accents, the interior looks more elegant.
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