Porsche opens new plant for eight-cylinder engines; digitalization and data management; V8s for all VW Group brands

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Porsche has officially dedicated a new engine plant for eight-cylinder engines. Porsche’s new engine plant will also contribute towards synergies within the Volkswagen Group. Porsche stands for sporty high-performance engines: from engine design to series production.

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Porsche introducing new Panamera 4 E-hybrid PHEV at Paris Show

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Porsche will unveil the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid with controlled all-wheel drive and an electric range of 50 kilometers (31 miles) at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. l/100 km (94 mpg) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) for plug-in hybrid models.

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Porsche Panamera Diesel: The High-MPG Porsche You Can't Have

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Introduced for 2010, the Porsche Panamera horrified purists but lured buyers all over the world. It was Porsche's first-ever four-door sedan, built in part for the burgeoning Chinese market, and its humpbacked styling is. Now Porsche has unveiled the most fuel-efficient Panamera yet, a clean diesel version well, let's just say. polarizing.

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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Dr. Martin Winterkorn said that “ The Porsche Mission E and the Audi e-tron quattro concept are nothing less than a quantum leap for our industry ”—both vehicles have an all-electric range of 500 kilometers (311 miles). Porsche Mission E.

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Porsche launches new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid with new gen hybrid module; more e-range, better performance

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Porsche unveiled the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid ( earlier post )—the fourth model in the Panamera line—at the Paris Motor Show. l/100 km (94 mpg US) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) for plug-in hybrid models, with up to 50 km (31 miles) all-electric range.

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Porsche’s second plug-in hybrid, the 918 Spyder, to debut at IAA 2013

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Porsche’s second production plug-in hybrid, the 918 Spyder ( earlier post ) will make its debut at this year’s International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. mpg US ). l/100 km (76 mpg US ) and electricity consumption (combined cycle) of 16.2 It will be joined at the show by the Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ), already on sale in Germany from €110,409 (US$145,000).

Porsche introduces plug-in hybrid concept Panamera Sport Turismo; 60 mpg US

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At the Paris Motor Show, Porsche presented the Panamera Sport Turismo concept, a plug-in hybrid that offers 416 hp (306 kW) of peak system power. liters per 100 km (60 mpg US), combined NEDC, while CO 2 emissions are below 82 g/km. Powertrain elements of the Panamera Sport Turismo.

New Porsche 911 Turbo improves fuel economy by 16%

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The new generation Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S, equipped with new advanced engines, PDK transmission, new combined thermal management system for the turbo engine and the transmission, the new Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel drive system, and other fuel efficiency technologies such as start/stop and active aerodynamics, have reduced NEDC fuel consumption by up to 16% to 9.7 mpg US); these figures apply to both models.

Volkswagen XL1 Diesel Plug-In Gets "Just" 120 MPG In Real-World Drive

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While the assembled hoardes drooled over Ferraris, Porsches and McLarens at March''s Geneva Motor Show, those of a greener disposition were more interested in another vehicle. Its 261 mpg combined gas mileage figure raised Launched alongside the hybrid hypercars was a true hybrid supercar in its own right--the plug-in diesel hybrid Volkswagen XL1.

Porsche to debut Panamera S hybrid

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Porsche has announced yet another hybrid model set to debut in Geneva next month. The Panamera S Hybrid is to become Porsche’s most economical and low emission car yet, as the model prepares for its market release in June. mpg, with [.]. Porsche co2 emissions geneva hybrid panameraThe hybrid has emissions of just 159g/km CO2 and fuel consumption of around 49.4

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Porsche begins taking orders for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid super sports car

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Porsche has begun taking orders for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid drive super sports car, first debuted as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010 ( earlier post ), even as production development proceeds. L/100 km (78 mpg US) based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) (ECE-R 101), equating to CO 2 emissions of 70 g/km (112 g/mile). Power transmission to the rear wheels is by means of a compact, seven gear Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK).


Porsche bringing diesel Cayenne to the US with 2013 MY

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Porsche will offer the Cayenne Diesel in the United States market for the first time beginning with the 2013 model year. preliminary internal estimates, the Cayenne Diesel SUV will achieve a rating of 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway / 23 mpg combined (11.7, As with the Cayenne S Hybrid, the Cayenne Diesel includes Porsche Traction Management (PTM), which features permanent all-wheel drive.


Porsche Panamera Diesel delivers 6.3L/100km (37 mpg)

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The Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo with a 3.0L mpg US)—167 g/km CO 2 —on the NEDC with optional low-friction tires. mpg US) with 172 g/km CO 2. The Porsche Panamera Diesel features common rail direct injection through piezo valves at a pressure of 2000 bar; turbocharging employing electrically controlled variable geometry turbochargers (VGTs;) and emission control achieved by controlled exhaust gas recirculation, oxidation catalyst and particle filter.

455 hp 2014 Corvette Stingray to deliver EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway

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The 2014 Corvette Stingray will deliver up to an EPA-estimated 17 mpg US (13.8 l/100 km) in the city, and 29 mpg (8.1 The estimate reflects an average of fuel economy in both the default “Tour” mode, which delivers 28 mpg highway, and driver-selectable “Eco” mode, which delivers 30 mpg highway. For example, the Jaguar F-Type V8 S offers 495 hp and 23 mpg highway from the 5.0 For example, the Porsche Cayman (2.7L

Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid – $40,170 – 28 mpg. Lexus RX 450h – $46,310 – 30 mpg. Audi Q5 Quattro Hybrid – $50,900 – 26 mpg. Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid – $52,300 – 21 mpg. GMC Yukon Hybrid – $52,800 – 21 mpg.

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Porsche Hybrid Slims Down

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Porsche's first fully hybrid production model SUV, the 2011 Cayenne S Hybrid , touts some impressive power and performance numbers. Yet, quite remarkable, the two and a half ton SUV still has an estimated EPA fuel economy of 23 mpg city, 26 mpg highway. Tags: Porsche

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid PHEV averages 4.4 l/100 km (53.4 mpg US) during test drives

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mpg US) averaged over all drives. l/100 km (84 mpg US). mpg US) for the PHEV, with accompanying CO 2 emissions (combined) of 71 g/km. kWh lithium-ion battery on the electrical grid, Porsche noted. Evolution of Porsche hybrid modules.

30-MPG Police Car, Porsche 918 Spyder Dreams, Unreliable MPG Readings: Today's Car News

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The online configurator for the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar is live, and Toyota is launching a new, narrowly-focused ad campaign for the RAV4 EV. Also: Ford''s new 30 mpg Today on Green Car Reports, it''s how to sell cars, and how to build them. Meanwhile, the Chevrolet Volt''s development process is the subject of a new academic paper.

New Porsche Boxsters up to 13% more fuel efficient with new turbocharged four-cylinder flat engines

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Porsche has restructured its Boxster mid-engine roadster lineup, introducing the new 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S. The launch of the new 718 Boxster generation represents the first time since the late 1960s that Porsche is implementing sports cars with four-cylinder flat (i.e.,

Porsche launches compact SUV Macan with diesel option

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Porsche is expanding its range to include a new class of vehicle with the Macan, which is the first Porsche model to break into the compact SUV segment. mpg US ), which corresponds to a CO 2 value of between 164 and 159 g/km.

New engines in Porsche 911 Carrera boost power and torque; almost 12% more efficient

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The new Porsche 911 Carrera features a set of new engines that increase power and torque while also decreasing fuel consumption. liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (32 mpg US), a reduction of 0.8 l/100 km (31 mpg US)—1.0

VW 3.0-liter diesels, '1,000-MPG' BMW i3, NASA on Tesla Autopilot: Today's Car News

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Today, a BMW i3 REx owner claims to have averaged the equivalent of roughly 1,000 mpg over 27 months of driving, a hearing on Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen 3.0-liter V-6 diesel cars is set for November, and NASA research points to issues with Tesla Autopilot.

Porsche offering Platinum Edition of Cayenne Diesel and Cayenne S E-Hybrid

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Porsche is offering a new Platinum Edition of the Cayenne Diesel and Cayenne S E-Hybrid—the latter a plug-in hybrid with a 10.8 For example, standard equipment in the Cayenne Platinum Edition includes Bi-xenon headlights with the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS), Power Steering Plus and ParkAssist in the front and back come also standard. liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (35 to 36 mpg US) in the NEDC, depending on the tires. l/100 km (69 to 71 mpg US).

Porsche to Debut Cayenne Diesel at Geneva

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The Cayenne diesel ( earlier post ) will be one of Porsche’s two world debuts at the upcoming Geneva auto show. 100km (25 mpg US), with CO 2 emissions of 244 g/km. Hybrid components (red) in the Porsche Cayenne: power electronics, clutch actuator, electric motor with clutch (from left).

Porsche Panamera Makes World Debut in Shanghai

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Porsche unveiled the new Panamera at the 13 th Auto Shanghai show. Joining the 911, the Cayenne, and the Boxster/Cayman, this new four-door Gran Turismo is Porsche’s fourth model series, with three variants entering the market in Germany on 12 September 2009.

Porsche finishes production of the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid; platform for advanced development for vehicles and manufacturing

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The final Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) has come off the line in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen according to schedule. To realize the most benefits of the large spread between power and fuel consumption, Porsche developers defined a total of five operating modes.

Porsche Developing Electric Vehicles; 3 Electric Boxsters Slated for Testing

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A Porsche Boxster. Porsche AG, Stuttgart is researching and developing all-electric vehicles, with three electric Boxsters to be in testing as part of the Stuttgart Model Region for Electromobility project. Michael Macht, President and Chief Executive Officer of Porsche AG.

Porsche optimizes its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid super sportscar to beat its own benchmarks

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Shortly before delivery of the first vehicles, the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) is beating its own benchmark values. With a weight-optimized Weissach (Weissach is a Porsche development center) package fitted, the vehicle now accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.6

Porsche adds second production hybrid model, Panamera S Hybrid

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Porsche will unveil the Panamera S Hybrid, its second production hybrid model, later this year. L/100 km (35 mpg US) on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), making it the most fuel-efficient Porsche yet. L/100 km (33 mpg US) (167 g/km CO 2 ). Panamera S Hybrid.

Porsche Board OKs Development of 918 Spyder Plug-in

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Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has approved the development of a production model based on the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in concept, introduced at the Geneva Auto Show and at Auto China in Beijing earlier this year. Porsche says that concept combines the performance of a super-sports car with the CO 2 emissions of a small compact, with fuel consumption of 3.0 mpg US) and 70 grams CO 2 per kilometer in its most economical operating mode. The Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing.

New Turbo S E-Hybrid PHEV to be the flagship model in the Panamera line

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Porsche is launching the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid as the flagship of a model line for the first time. l/100 km (81 mpg US), and the new flagship Panamera can drive on fully electric power for up to 50 kilometers.

Hertz introduces the Tesla Model S to expanding US Dream Cars lineup

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With the expansion, Dream Cars consumers in select markets are now able to rent both the Tesla Model S and Tesla Roadster, along with a variety of other high-end performance vehicles, from Ferrari to Lamborghini to Porsche and Mercedes Benz. Mercedes-Benz (SL550, G550) -Porsche (911, Cayenne, Boxster, Panamera) -SRT Viper. The Hertz Corporation has expanded its Dream Cars offering with the introduction of the all-electric Tesla Model S in the US.

New 300 hp 3.0L V6 diesel for Porsche Panamera boosts power by 20%, small improvement in fuel consumption

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Porsche is introducing a new 300 bhp (221 kW) 3.0L mpg US )—equivalent to 169 CO 2 /km—a small improvement on the 6.5 l/100 km (36 mpg US) of the standard earlier 250 hp model. mpg US ) with optional low rolling resistance tires. New Panamera diesel.

Porsche to Use Start-Stop System in New Panamera

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Porsche will use a new automatic start-stop system in the Panamera—the first application of a start-stop system in a premium car with an automatic transmission. The new four-seater represents Porsche’s fourth model series. Porsche is planning a full-hybrid version of the Panamera in the future. L/100km (22 mpg US) in the New European Driving Cycle

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera take awards in Challenge Bibendum Inter-city Rally

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The Porsche Panamera S Hybrid with its parallel full hybrid drive ( earlier post ) has won the combustion engine driven production vehicle category in the Inter-city Passenger Car Rally at the eleventh Michelin Challenge Bibendum, an international forum for sustainable mobility being staged this year in Berlin. The two Porsche models were competing against 14 other contestants in the 300 kilometers or so long Intercity Rally. L/100 km (35 mpg US) based on the NEDC.

Porsche Presenting New Generation Cayenne S Hybrid in Geneva

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Porsche will present the brand-new generation of the Cayenne Sports Utility at the Geneva Motor Show in early March, including the world debut of the Cayenne S Hybrid with its parallel full hybrid drive. mpg US), with CO 2 emissions of 193 g/km. At 193 g/km, the Cayenne S Hybrid is the cleanest version of the Cayenne with the lowest level of emissions, and the cleanest Porsche throughout the company’s entire portfolio. mpg US). mpg US). mpg US).

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Average MPG. Porsche Cayenne Diesel. Porsche Cayenne Hybrid. Porsche Cayenne. In all cases, we’ve tried to list the most fuel-efficient configuration you can buy using the combined EPA MPG estimates.

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Porsche introduces 2nd generation diesel in Cayenne; lower fuel consumption than Cayenne hybrid

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Porsche is launching the Cayenne into the new model year with more efficient second-generation diesel engine. liters of diesel per 100 km (33 mpg US). Porsche is improving to the Cayenne S Hybrid as well—it offers even more specific driving experiences due to modifications to the hybrid manager. The 3.0L V6 retains the same bore and displacement but now delivers 245 hp (180 kW), 5 hp (3.7 kW) more than before, while consuming 7.2

New Porsche 911 Turbo Will Offer An Almost 18% Reduction in CO2

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Porsche will introduce a new 911 Turbo model at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show (17-27 September) that offers almost an 18% reduction in CO 2 emissions compared to its predecessor. The first entirely new engine in the 35-year history of the Turbo comes with features such as Direct Fuel Injection and twin turbochargers with variable turbine geometry, the latter attribute being unique to Porsche on a gasoline engine. mpg US) under the EU5 standard.

Porsche Debuts Concept 918 Spyder Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Geneva

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In addition to introducing the flywheel KERS equipped 911 GT3 R hybrid for production-based GT racing ( earlier post ) and the Cayenne S Hybrid ( earlier post ) at the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche unveiled the plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder concept car. Porsche says that concept combines the performance of a super-sports car with the CO 2 emissions of a small compact, with fuel consumption of 3.0 mpg US) and 70 grams CO 2 per kilometer in its most economical operating mode.