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.
Muhammed Hanif Memon
Founder and Editor in Chief of Monthly Automark Magazine since 2006. Magazine published from Karachi Pakistan covers Automotive industry of Pakistan, car, motorcycle and tractor news. Magazine distributed in Karachi, Lahore, Hyderabad, Multan, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Faisalabad.