Porsche has unveiled the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, which is a plug-in hybrid version of the new Cayenne, which has yet to arrive on our shores. The Cayenne E-Hybrid will arrive in early 2019 with an electric driving range of 27 miles and 445 horsepower on tap.
You’d probably assume that the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid would be priced higher than the Cayenne S, based on its performance and electrified powertrain, but here’s where the surprise is. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid starts at $80,950, which is $3,000 cheaper than the Cayenne S.
The Cayenne E-Hybrid is powered by a 3.0L turbocharged V6 and an electric motor that generates a combined 455 horsepower and 516 lb-ft. of torque. To compare the Cayenne S has 440 horsepower and 406 lb-ft. The Cayenne E-Hybrid can reach 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 157 mph.
A 14.1 kWh battery pack gives the Cayenne E-Hybrid enough power to drive at speeds up to 83 mph in electric mode, for up to housed in the rear of the chassis beneath the load floor. While running on electricity alone, the Cayenne E-Hybrid can travel up to 83 miles per hour for up to 27 miles on the NEDC cycle. Using a 230-volt, 32 amp connection and the optional 7.2 kW onboard charger, it is possible to recharge the Cayenne E-Hybrid in 2.3 hours. Using a 230-volt connection with 10 amps and the standard 3.6 kW on-board charger it will take up to 7.8 hours to fully recharge.