Porsche’s 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid is a powerhouse SUV
German automaker Porsche’s 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid SUV gives a remarkable peek forward into the company’s ongoing electric car efforts. With Porsche committed to making substantial investments into electric vehicles (EVs) over the next five years, the 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid is apparently a precursor of the automaker’s future EVs.
The Porsche 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid SUV is a powerhouse performance car. It underscores an impressive balancing act by the automaker, in terms of offering a performance-boosting hybrid which is capable providing a notably efficient, zero-emissions driving.
Porsche is considered a purist brand which its loyalists may opine should produce only gas-powered cars. However, the automaker’s experiments in hybrid technology have led to the emergence of its E-hybrid plug-in hybrid drivetrain, which it has initially used as a performance boost, and then as a green technology.
In line with the automaker’s approach, the 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid SUV is equipped with a 340-hp turbo V6 engine, along with an electric motor adding 122 hp to the system, in order to deliver a 462 hp total output.
The 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid SUV has an E-Power mode for being driven in a fully electric mode. The SUV boasts a massive battery which offers amazing capacity enhancement over the last Cayenne redesign. As a result, the 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid is capable of running on electric power only for over 40 kilometers (25-plus miles), with the gas engine getting turned on by itself when the car’s speed exceeds 83 mph.
Chinese EV manufacturer BYD has recently announced that it is opening a new battery factory in the Qinghai province in western China.
At the 2018 Beijing Auto Show last week, Chinese manufacturer BYD unveiled its all-electric E-SEED concept SUV. The unveiling of the E-SEED concept came in addition to the company’s introduction of its new Tang plug-in hybrid at the auto show.
South America is still lagging behind in adoption of electric vehicles. Chinese companies are already approaching public transport authorities across the world to offer their electric and hybrid urban mobility solutions.
At the 2018 Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California this week, Curtiss Motorcycles unveiled its powerful new dual motor Zeus electric motorcycle concept to the public for the first time.
German automaker Audi has released new images of its forthcoming all-electric e-tron quattro SUV, to highlight the vehicle’s towing capacity. The e-tron quattro SUV is scheduled for an official launch by the automaker by the end of 2018.
Japanese automaker Honda has recently made its new electric car -- the 2018 Honda Clarity Electric -- available for purchase at its dealerships in California and Oregon.