Porsche goes big on hybrid with Cayenne

Porsche goes big on hybrid with Cayenne View Gallery
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: a large SUV with comfortable seating for five and a capacious boot

Cayenne SUV paves the way for electrification across its range

For the second week in a row on these pages, I test drive a brand-new, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at its international launch (and another back on home soil). The performance figures are remarkably similar to the BMW i8 Roadster featured last week, with top speeds of around 250km/h and 0-100km/h times of five seconds or less. But this week, it’s not a slinky sports car; this is a large SUV, with comfortable, spacious seating for five and a capacious boot. This is the new Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid.

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