2) 2017 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid
Porsche designed the Cayenne to be a sports car with the stature of a luxury SUV. It was meant to be dynamic and spacious. The Cayenne is Porsche’s versatile all-rounder that can take on any road. The Cayenne S E-Hybrid is innovative even within the Cayenne family.
Under the hood of this Porsche is a 3.0 litre V6 forced-induction engine and an electric motor. The combined max power output is 416 hp, which can take this SUV from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds. Top track speed is 151 mph and all-electric top speed is 78 mph. Plug-in charging can take between 1.3 to 2.7 hours depending on the type of on-board charger. Fuel saver technologies include regenerative braking and coasting. In coasting mode the gasoline engine decouples and switches off automatically.
The Cayenne retains Porsche’s sports car character on the outside and in. A rising center console minimizes the distance between the steering wheel and frequently used controls. US retail base price starts from $78,700.