New battery for Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid unveiled
A higher electrical vary is being promised for the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid with a brand new battery.
The E-Hybrid at present makes use of a 14.1kWh battery however this has been changed with a 17.9kWh battery.
Porsche says this may increase the all-electric vary by 30% so the E-Hybrid can drive as much as 30 miles on battery energy.
Cayenne E-Hybrid makes use of a 134bhp electrical motor
The Cayenne E-Hybrid makes use of a 134bhp electrical motor that’s powered by the 17.9kWh battery to assist ship the responsive drive.
The electrical motor is mated to a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 petrol unit to supply a mixed output of 456bhp.
This energy for the Porsche Cayenne will see it sprinting to 62 mph in simply 5 seconds – after which on to a prime velocity of 157 mph.
Porsche claims that the brand new providing will see drivers take pleasure in gas financial system of 91mpg with emissions of simply 71g/km.
Porsche Cayenne S E-Turbo Hybrid
The brand new battery has additionally been fitted to the Porsche Cayenne S E-Turbo Hybrid, which is the vary topper, with a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged engine.
Its energy is boosted by the electrical motor to provide 671bhp.
Porsche says that the dash time for this Cayenne is simply 3.8 seconds – with a prime velocity of 183 mph. The facility is delivered utilizing a superb eight-speed Tiptronic S automated gearbox.
Once more, there’s spectacular gas financial system of 74mpg, with emissions of 86g/km.
Cayenne E-Hybrid has a helpful smartphone app
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid has a helpful smartphone app to assist drivers entry numerous features, together with with the ability to specify the air-conditioning setting earlier than they attain the automotive.
They’ll additionally outline the battery charging time when essential, and the automotive comes equipped with charging cables for utilizing a home provide or a public Mode 3 charging station.
The Cayenne E-Hybrid additionally options driving modes, together with an ‘E-Cost’ mode so the petrol engine will assist cost the battery throughout a journey.
This can happen when the battery energy has been diminished to 80% with the intention of rapidly recharging the battery – since 0-80% charging is finished at a slower tempo.
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid presents an ideal automotive leasing alternative
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid presents an ideal automotive leasing alternative with costs beginning at £67,000 for the plug-in mannequin, and a fairly low Profit-in-Form (BiK) price.