The 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a luxurious sports car that has an impressive performance and great fuel economy. However, it is also very expensive. It’s base price hits the $99,000 mark, but it can easily go up to about $130,000. Now, let’s have a look at some of the features of the new hybrid Panamera S.
2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Design
From the front, the car looks like the most vehicles produced by Porsche. There are familiar round headlights, wide radiator grille at the bottom and two air intakes next to it. Its hood is a little bit longer, when viewed from the side. Overall, the E-Hybrid has an aerodynamical shape, which will have a positive impact on its performance. The rear of the 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid didn’t change much, as it looks quite similar to the previous model. The Porsche badge has been changed in the front. The Mahogany metallic body paint is also done on this car. If you have a closer look it has extra camera at the front and back for parking assist, which is supported by the surround view system. On the roof of car there are flaps which can be closed. It rides on 18-inch alloy wheels as a standard, however customers can choose up to 20-inch wheels as an option. It also has a neon color on the break clippers in the front wheels.
Interior Styling and Equipment
The interior of the 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is done with leather or metal trims. The seats as usual are done with leather with small holes in for allowing ventilation to the passenger, as well as the driver. The cabin has been given a metallic look and soft to touch material. When you sit in the front in the position of the driver you will notice many buttons, such as buttons for seat and window control, locking buttons for all doors, climate control, etc. Regarding the air cooling system, you have automatic climate control system and fan speed control buttons. Also, the Panamera S E-Hybrid 2015 comes with buttons for controlling the door lights, roof light and moon roof system. As usual, the cabin capacity is for 5 passengers including the driver and there is enough leg room space for all of them. There is also a modern infotainment system that can be controlled via the color display in the center part of the dashboard.
Hybrid Engine, Specs, Performance
Under its hood, the 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid has a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine that can generate 330 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic S transmission. There is also an electric motor that can produce 95 hp and 229 lb-ft. Gasoline unit and this motor combined can deliver up to 416 horses and 435 pound-feet of twist. The fuel economy is good and it offers 27.1 miles per gallon combined.
New Panamera S Hybrid Price Tag
As for the pricing, the base price for the new 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid starts at $99,000, which is not cheap. But there is even a more expensive model, with additional equipment, whose pricing can go up to $130,335. In Australia, its price ranges between $288,900 and $301,100 Australian dollars. The car is already available for sale.
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