Read more about the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Review at AutoGuide.com.The Porsche Cayenne has more faces than a game of Guess Who.
Available in an assortment of trims, the Cayenne spans a massive price range that takes it from luxurious to opulent. Engine choices alone are staggering. Six-cylinders, eight-cylinders, turbochargers, superchargers and even a diesel can be had in Porsche’s big SUV. But the most interesting model of them all, or at least the most unique, has to be the Cayenne S E-Hybrid.
A plug-in hybrid SUV sounds like the most un-Porsche thing possible. How can the maker of some of the world’s best sports cars produce an eco-friendly SUV? The term plug-in hybrid immediately conjures up thoughts of cars like the Prius plug-in and Ford C-Max. Both may be incredibly efficient, but are horribly dull to drive.
But there is another world of plug-in hybrids that includes the McLaren P1 and Porsche’s own supercar, the 918 Spyder. Although this isn’t a supercar by any stretch of the imagination, the Cayenne E-Hybrid does take some technological inspiration from the 918.