What the World's Fastest Hybrid Luxury Sedan Has in Store for Pros with Training in the Automotive Industry
August 16, 2017
Hybrid vehicles aren’t as commonly associated with power, speed, and agility as they are with being environmentally friendly, but Porsche’s new 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid may change that. An increasing amount of luxury vehicle brands are releasing their own hybrids with impressive capabilities, and Porsche is no exception. With high performance and an equally high price tag, the Turbo S E-Hybrid is sure to catch the attention of car enthusiasts around the globe.
If you’re interested in a career working on hybrid vehicles, read on to learn more about the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.
Students in Hybrid Vehicles Training Programs Can Expect the Turbo S E-Hybrid to be Fast and Furious
Not only is the Turbo S E-Hybrid a part of the impressive Panamera line up, but students training in automotive industry technology should know it’s the most powerful Panamera money can buy. At first glance, you might not expect this Porsche to be a top performer. Larger than the typical sports car, the Turbo S E-Hybrid features four doors and enough interior space to seat four comfortably.
The car’s impressive handling and get-up-and-go allows it to reach a top speed of 310 km/h, and it can go from zero to 100 in a short 3.4 seconds. Boasting 680 horsepower and 626 lb.-ft. of torque, Porsche is taking the meaning of turbo hybrid to another level.
Discover the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid in the video below:
The Turbo S E -Hybrid Features Several Hybrid Driving Modes
Although the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is technically a hybrid, it shouldn’t be mistaken for an incredibly fuel efficient car. While the hybrid component does allow for better mileage and fewer emissions, graduates of a hybrid vehicles training program may recognize that the electric motor is more a means of adding an extra boost to the traditional V8 engine rather than making the vehicle eco-friendly.
Despite this, the Turbo S E-Hybrid comes equipped with several modes, allowing the driver to customize the car’s performance to their driving needs. The three hybrid-specific settings include E-Hold, E-Power, and E-Charge. E-Hold allows the driver to save the electric power for another time, while E-Power switches the vehicle to solely electric power up to a top speed of 140 km/h, and finally, the E-Charge mode uses the car’s engine and regenerative braking to recharge the battery.
The Turbo S E-Hybrid’s Design Will Impress Students in Hybrid Vehicles Training Programs
The hybrid sedan’s exterior is sleek and strong, while being larger than what you would expect from a sporty Porsche. Despite its large footprint, the hybrid is distinctly Porsche. Eye-catching lime green brakes pop out from behind the wheels and complementary green accents are a testament to its hybrid motor and make it clear that this Panamera is different from the rest.
The interior design of the Turbo S E-Hybrid is nothing short of what you would expect from a Porsche. While the interior is customizable, images featured on Porsche’s website show the Turbo S E-Hybrid outfitted in a sleek leather interior with plenty of modern technology.
An advanced infotainment system is displayed front and center on the hybrid’s dashboard equipped with Porsche’s Connect Plus technology, which features apps for news, weather, social media, fuel prices, and more. The hybrid has a large and innovative centre console, which features a glass touch screen display instead of buttons, and each passenger in the backseat can also take advantage of a personal touch screen device.
Is your dream career one that allows you to work on hybrid cars like the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid?
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