Gallery: Porsche Unveils The 2012 Panamera S Hybrid Before The Geneva A...

 

As a way to meet the new fuel economy standards set by the Obama administration, requiring fleets to have an average of 35.5 mpg by 2016, Porsche unveiled the 2012 Panamera S hybrid before the Geneva Auto Show. The car should get about 34.5 mpg, which is pretty great considering the car produces 380 horsepower and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. Clearly the most fuel efficient Porsche, the Panamera S hybrid has a top speed of 167 mph, and rides in purely electric mode for approximately one mile (which is obviously not very impressive!)

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  1. bewilderedpatriot February 17, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Hmm, perhaps they should have just shaved the weight of the batteries to get better mileage. 0-60 in 5.7 seconds is still nearly 2 seconds slower than the Tesla, and if thats the selling point…..

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