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Three vehicles of the Porsche all-electric and e-hybrid models are seen in an urban setting at night.
Porsche E-Performance models.
Towards the future with electric drive or plug-in hybrid.
Porsche electric motor for modern drive technology.

In electromobility, there are vehicles with different drive technologies. Porsche offers both all-electric and plug-in hybrid models.

Electric cars (also known as BEV = Battery Electric Vehicles) are fitted with an electric motor and a battery. In the Porsche Taycan, the system voltage of 800 volts ensures high continuous power, shortens charging time and reduces weight.

Plug-in hybrid cars (also known as PHEV = Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles) are fitted with an electric motor, a battery and a combustion engine. In our Porsche plug-in hybrid models, the electric motor boosts the power of the combustion engine.

Drive technology of the Porsche E-Performance models

A Taycan Turbo S parked in front of a Porsche Turbo charger in a public parking lot.
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The Porsche models with all-electric drive.

Our Porsche Taycan models provide the latest drive technology for maximum charging and drive performance. Discover the future of the sports car. For reduced emissions and even more driving pleasure.

Taycan

From $ 86,700*

The four-door sports sedan is a unique package, offering typical Porsche performance and connectivity with everyday use. At the same time, highly advanced production methods and the features of the Taycan are setting new standards in the fields of sustainability and electrification.

Technical details

300 kWOverboost Power with Launch Control up to (kW)
5.1 s0 - 60 mph with Launch Control
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan
Taycan
Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo
Taycan 4 Cross Turismo
Porsche Taycan 4S
Taycan 4S
Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo
Taycan 4S Cross Turismo
Porsche Taycan GTS
Taycan GTS
Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo
Taycan GTS Sport Turismo
Porsche Taycan Turbo
Taycan Turbo
Porsche Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo
Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo
Porsche Taycan Turbo S
Taycan Turbo S
Porsche Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo
Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo
The four-door sports sedan is a unique package, offering typical Porsche performance and connectivity with everyday use. At the same time, highly advanced production methods and the features of the Taycan are setting new standards in the fields of sustainability and electrification.

Technical details

300 kWOverboost Power with Launch Control up to (kW)
5.1 s0 - 60 mph with Launch Control

Even the reviews are exhilarating.

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Vehicle-relevant charging components.

The Taycan is equipped with charge port doors on the front driver and front passenger quarter panels. The charge port doors open with a light touch, just like a traditional fuel door.  The Taycan has electric, sensor-controlled charge port doors available as an option: contactless opening with a hand gesture. The respective charge port door then retracts under the outer skin of the vehicle – for optimum protection.The Taycan is equipped with charge port doors on the front driver and front passenger quarter panels. The charge port doors open with a light touch, just like a traditional fuel door.  The Taycan has electric, sensor-controlled charge port doors available as an option: contactless opening with a hand gesture. The respective charge port door then retracts under the outer skin of the vehicle – for optimum protection.
Convenient charging regardless of how you park.  This is was the motivation for having AC- J1772 charge ports on both sides of the Taycan. The charge port for direct current  (DC) CCS plug, is located in the passenger side charging port.  To access simply flip down the door covering the DC connectors.Convenient charging regardless of how you park.  This is was the motivation for having AC- J1772 charge ports on both sides of the Taycan. The charge port for direct current  (DC) CCS plug, is located in the passenger side charging port.  To access simply flip down the door covering the DC connectors.
The battery is the heart of the Taycan. Coming in two variants, the 93.4 kWh Performance Battery Plus and the 79.2 kWh Performance battery offers 201 miles of range for any use case. Positioned low in the vehicle, it adds to the sporting character allowing due to its low center of gravity.The battery is the heart of the Taycan. Coming in two variants, the 93.4 kWh Performance Battery Plus and the 79.2 kWh Performance battery offers 201 miles of range for any use case. Positioned low in the vehicle, it adds to the sporting character allowing due to its low center of gravity.
The on-board AC charger (11kW) converts either 120V or 240 AC power into 800 volts DC power stored directly into the performance battery.The on-board AC charger (11kW) converts either 120V or 240 AC power into 800 volts DC power stored directly into the performance battery.
The Taycan comes as standard with a 50 kW on-board DC charger. Optionally available is the 150 kW DC On-board DC charger for even quicker charging. The on-board DC charger converts the lower 400 volt current into the 800 volt power the Taycan needs. However when charging on an 800 volt DC charger, this component is not utilized. All chargers on the Porsche Charging Service are 800 volts and offer the fastest charging solution, up to 270 kW.The Taycan comes as standard with a 50 kW on-board DC charger. Optionally available is the 150 kW DC On-board DC charger for even quicker charging. The on-board DC charger converts the lower 400 volt current into the 800 volt power the Taycan needs. However when charging on an 800 volt DC charger, this component is not utilized. All chargers on the Porsche Charging Service are 800 volts and offer the fastest charging solution, up to 270 kW.
The heat pump is standard. It uses the excess heat from the vehicle's drive components to heat the vehicle interior. This saves energy – especially when outside temperatures are below 68°F and the heat is on. Depending on the ambient temperature, the desired interior temperature and the driving profile, this can increase the range by up to 30%.The heat pump is standard. It uses the excess heat from the vehicle's drive components to heat the vehicle interior. This saves energy – especially when outside temperatures are below 68°F and the heat is on. Depending on the ambient temperature, the desired interior temperature and the driving profile, this can increase the range by up to 30%.

The Porsche plug-in hybrid models.

Our plug-in hybrid technology has to meet two exacting demands at the same time: first, it must reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Second, it must push the driver deep into the seat. Just as you would expect of a Porsche.

Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

From $ 109,000*

*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.
With the Panamera E-Hybrid models, we combine plug-in hybrid technology with the comfort and elegance of a luxury saloon.

Technical details

455 hpMax. power combined
4.2 s0 - 60 mph with Sport Chrono Package
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Platinum Edition
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Platinum Edition
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid
Panamera 4S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Executive
Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Executive
Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive
Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo
With the Panamera E-Hybrid models, we combine plug-in hybrid technology with the comfort and elegance of a luxury saloon.

Technical details

455 hpMax. power combined
4.2 s0 - 60 mph with Sport Chrono Package

Cayenne E-Hybrid

From $ 86,500*

*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models combine efficient driving pleasure with the performance and driving dynamics that you expect from a genuine Porsche. Discover hybrid technology from the race track – with space for the entire crew.

Technical details

455 hpMax. power combined
4.7 s0 - 60 mph with Sport Chrono Package
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
Cayenne E-Hybrid
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Platinum Edition
Cayenne E-Hybrid Platinum Edition
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe
Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe Platinum Edition
Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe Platinum Edition
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models combine efficient driving pleasure with the performance and driving dynamics that you expect from a genuine Porsche. Discover hybrid technology from the race track – with space for the entire crew.

Technical details

455 hpMax. power combined
4.7 s0 - 60 mph with Sport Chrono Package

FAQs

Porsche electric and plug-in hybrid models.
1. What do common electric vehicle terms mean?

BEV: Battery electric vehicle.

Kilowatt (kW): The unit of measure for power level. In BEV terms, it is the level of power at which your vehicle can charge.

Kilowatt hour (kWh): The unit of measure for energy storage. It indicates the capacity of the battery.

Volt: The electrical potential or performance of the electrical system, which ultimately influences the charging speed. Like water running through a hose, the higher the volts the greater the pressure, the faster the charge.

Ampere or Amp: The unit of electrical current, meaning how much energy travels through a circuit. Keeping with the hose analogy, then amps is the diameter of the hose.

Amp x Volts = Power 40 amps x 240 volts = 9,600 watts or 9.6kW

State of Charge (SoC): The term used to show how charged the battery is in percent.

ICE – Internal Combustion Engine

2. How does the driving experience differ between EVs and ICEs?

In the Taycan, the dynamics and handling allow for a genuine sports car driving experience. The low center of gravity from battery placement. The instant torque. And even the sound. Though EVs are typically quieter than ICE vehicles, they can still be heard. The Taycan offers an optional Porsche Electric Sport Sound that when engaged amplifies the natural electric motor sound and adds a visceral note when accelerating.

3. Is it more cost effective to own and operate an electric vehicle?

The yearly costs of owning an EV can be significantly less costly than the operating costs of a combustion engine. Check out the stats below.

Gasoline
- Average cost of Premium gasoline (4.8.2021) is $3.47 (https://gasprices.aaa.com)
- Average fuel economy is 24.9 miles/gallon (https://www.epa.gov/automotive-trends/highlights-automotive-trends-report)
- That means for 10,000 miles the average vehicle would need 401 gallons.
- At $3.47/gallon that is $1,391 for those 10,000 miles.

Electricity
- Cost of residential electricity varies widely in the US but the average in January 2021 was $0.1269 per kWh (https://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/epm_table_grapher.php?t=epmt_5_6_a)
- The EPA range for the Taycan 4S is 227 miles with the optional Performance Battery Plus.
- For 10,000 miles you would need to charge the Taycan 4S approximately 44 times.
- 44 x ~80kWh = 3520 kWh needed, at $0.1269 is a cost of $446.69 for 10,000 miles

4. Where can I charge my vehicle?

Your Porsche can be conveniently charged in various everyday situations: at home, at public charging stations along your route, and at your destination.

The Porsche Charging Service offers you an overview and standard access to public charging points for charging en route and at the destination. These include charging points on highways, in cities, and at your authorized Porsche dealer. Porsche Destination Charging is available to you at selected destinations, for example luxury hotels.

BEV model Porsche Taycan, vehicle color light blue, is charging.
Charging all-electric Porsche models.
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Charging Porsche plug-in hybrids.
Find out how to charge your Porsche plug-in hybrid and which products you need here.

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A Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is charged at a charging station in the garage at home.
Man standing in the assembly hall in Zuffenhausen, the body of a white Taycan model can be seen behind him.
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