So far, there been perhaps only a handful or two of Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid review.

So, when we're asked: What's it like to drive?  Our answer is as follows.

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Having a luxury sport sedan that's very powerful with jaw dropping excitement and very low emissions or sometimes even zero emissions is a dream come true with the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid.

The Panamera S E-Hybrid is way different from the older non-plug-in Panamera hybrid.  The plug-in version comes with several improvements.  To name a few, there's 22 miles of range on electricity. The electric motor now produces a 95 bhp.  There's an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission and a powerful 3.0L supercharged V6 engine that delivers 333 HP. Paired with the electric motor, the Panamera S E-Hybrid delivers 416 hp and has a 0-60 time of 5.2 seconds.

The Panamera S E-Hybrid can be fully charged overnight (Level II) and be ready to go for the next day of driving. In "E-Charge Mode," the engine can recharge the drained battery to 100% in around 40-45 miles.

There is not much to do to adjust to the S E-Hybrid if coming from a typical ICE vehicle.  Other than plugging it in every night to maximize efficiency, that's it.

The vehicle has all the comforts and features normally found in a Panamera and more.

The price of the Panamera S E-Hybrid is a bit on the high side with an MSRP of $99,000 dollars. But it's a luxury performance sedan with a Porsche badge, so the price seems reasonable to us.

As an added bonus, owners know they're producing far less emissions than a typical ICE performance sedan or possibly even no emissions in urban areas.

The Panamera S E-Hybrid is a winner.  In fact, some say it's perhaps the best all-around plug-in hybrid (EREVs excluded) available today.

Panamera S E-Hybrid

Panamera S E-Hybrid

Source: EV Fleet World

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