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The stunning new Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

Last updated on: February 17, 2011 11:37 IST

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We have looked at the Porsche Cayenne hybrid in awe and drooled over its beauty and features. A powerful beauty with a green heart!

But if that is not sufficient for you then take a look at Porsche's new Panamera S Hybrid.

The car uses Cayenne's hybrid system and is driven by an electric motor capable of generating 47bhp along with a supercharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine generating 333bhp.

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Image: Porsche Panamera S Hybrid.
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The Panamera S Hybrid comes with an eight-speed tiptronic gearbox and does the 0-62mph sprint in six seconds and touches a top speed of 168mph.

However, the hybrid has a negligible all electric range of 1.25 miles! The only good thing is that it gives a mileage of 30.4mpg and emits 159g/km of CO2 emissions.

The car's engine and motor can be engaged together or separately.

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Image: Rear view of Porsche Panamera S Hybrid.
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Of the many features the Panamera comes with its 'sailing' function is perhaps the most interesting.

With this system the car saves fuel at speeds above 103mph when the engine isn't using any power and the car is just cruising.

The car also has features like an adaptive air suspension as standard and a hybrid display panel.

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Image: Interior view of Porsche Panamera S Hybrid.

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The Cayenne S Hybrid is available in India and is a really sophisticated hybrid.

It has a parallel full hybrid drive system that takes care of the fuel consumption and it consumes about 8.2 litres/100 kilometres.

The Cayenne S Hybrid is priced around Rs 75,46,000 (ex-showroom).

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