The sports sedan that’s both a Porsche and a hybrid.
As we exited a gas station in Capetown, South Africa, we left behind four confused and disappointed service attendants. When we had pulled in, one of ?the guys exclaimed, “Wow, it’s a Porsche!” Immediately, we were surrounded by three of ?his co-workers, all jockeying to help gas up the car. (Apparently Porsches don’t come through here very often.) What we didn’t tell them was that this Panamera is the upcoming S hybrid model and that we had pressed the “E-POWER” button on the center console when we stopped. So instead of pulling away trailing some ripping, Le Mans–racer exhaust note, we slipped away silently under electric power.
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