We’ve already apparent best of the newly-refreshed 2021 Panamera, but Porsche is now absolution added capacity on how it’s pumped the achievement sedan’s already-powerful constituent E-Hybrid variants with alike added go-fast juice.
Headlining both today’s account and the Panamera calendar as a accomplished is the already affective Turbo S E-Hybrid, which for 2021, makes 689 application and 642 pound-feet of torque. This Turbo S E-Hybrid isn’t aloof the best able Panamera on action but additionally the second-most able Porsche on the company’s absolute bench, additional alone to the electric, 750-hp Taycan Turbo S.
Yes folks, the two best able cars Porsche clearly sells are both electrified sedans. (The 700-hp, previous-gen 911 GT2 RS is discontinued.)
The flagship Panamera’s ability bang comes address of improvements to the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 which now makes 563 hp on its own instead of the 550 it did before. This translates to a aught to 60 dart that’s three abnormal collapsed in the approved auto and Sport Turismo wagon form, and 3.1 abnormal for the long-wheelbase Executive version. That’s 0.2 abnormal quicker than aftermost year’s equivalents beyond the board. Top acceleration has added by four afar per hour this year to 196 mph. Whatever gets German businessmen owners to their affairs on the added end of the autobahn quicker, I guess.
Meanwhile, Porsche’s added chilled-out Panamera 4 E-Hybrid additionally gets to 60 mph 0.2 abnormal quicker than before, clocking in at 4.2 seconds, and has had its top acceleration bumped up to 174 mph, two afar per hour faster than aftermost year. This constituent Panamera uses an electric motor and a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 to accomplish a added alive 455 absolute horsepower.
Slotting in amid the 4 E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid is the new 4S E-Hybrid, which uses the 2.9-liter V6 to accomplish 552 accumulated ponies and 553 pound-feet.
All three constituent amalgam Panameras–4 E-Hybrid, 4S E-Hybrid, and Turbo S E-Hybrid–receive added array capacity: 17.9-kWh against aftermost year’s 14.1-kWh. They additionally all use an eight-speed PDK manual and are accessible as a approved sedan, the best Executive, or the attractive Sport Turismo wagon.
Naturally, the electrified four-door Porsches account from the aforementioned steering, chassis, and braking tweaks apparent in the non-hybrid versions that helped the Turbo lap the Nürburgring quicker than a C8 Corvette and affiance added absolute handling.