Ferrari Will Build More Hybrids, But They’ll Never Run On Just Electricity

While some sports car companies like Porsche have embraced hybrid technology with open arms, others have only just started to toy with mating combustion and electric drivetrains. While the new LaFerrari hybrid is a good first step, some have wondered how far Ferrari will take their hybrid tech. Apparently the supercar maker is very into hybrids, just not the kind you plug in.

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Sales Expected To Double

Unlike some other niche sports car makers, who have resisted government mandates to build hybrid or electric cars, Porsche has fully embraced hybrid technology as a means to deliver even more performance. More importantly, customers are responding favorably, so much so that Porsche expects sales of the next-gen Panamera S E-Hybrid to double.

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Porsche Panamera Hybrid Tests Confirm: 416 HP, 53 MPG!

Porsche’s initial claims for the 400+ hp 2014 Panamera S E Hybrid were hard to believe. Here we are, though – a little more than a month later and Porsche’s tests have confirmed it: the 2014 Panamera hybrid burns just 4.4L of fuel per 100 km of road traveled. That’s 53 mpg, kids!

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