When: May 2013
Where: Frankfurt, Germany
What: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Occasion: Passenger ride and technology workshop
Porsche's first generation Panamera Hybrid really only suited markets where diesel power wasn't accepted, but the new plug-in version, called the Panamera S E-Hybrid, changes all that, marrying 416hp with a 71g/km emissions rating and genuinely usable electric-only range and speed. Our first taste was from the passenger seat, but it holds a lot of promise.
Model tested: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Pricing: estimated at less than £90,000
Drive system: parallel full hybrid with…