According to a recent report, Porsche will introduce a plug-in hybrid Cayenne when the model receives a facelift in 2014.
The Porsche Cayenne has been on the market for a few years, so the company is reportedly preparing to introduce a minor facelift in 2014.
While we can expect the usual styling tweaks, the big news is the introduction of a plug-in hybrid variant which could be called the e-Hybrid. It will likely be based on the standard hybrid but adopt a 10 kWh lithium-ion battery and an upgraded electric motor that develops approximately 100 bhp (75 kW). This should enable the crossover to travel more than 15 miles (24 km) on electricity alone.
Besides being eco-friendly, the Cayenne e-Hybrid will be fast as the electric motor can work with the supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that develops 333 bhp (249 kW). This should enable the model to have a combined output of roughly 420 bhp (313 kW).
The e-Hybrid system is also expected to be offered on the Panamera, but nothing is official as of yet.