AT A GLANCE
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Base price: $225,800. Powertrain and performance: 2.9- litre twin-turbo petrol V6 with parallel hybrid plug-in powertrain, combined 340kW/700Nm, 8-speed automated dual-clutch gearbox, AWD, Combined economy 2.5 litres per 100km, 0-100kmh 4.6 seconds.
Vital statistics: 5049mm long, 1423 mm high, luggage capacity 405-1215 litres, 19-inch alloy wheels with 265/45 front and 295/40 rear tyres.
We like: Great EV-range for commuting, battery also available for silly-fast performance, slick interior.
We don’t like: Transmission thumps and bumps at low speed, too wide to enjoy that chassis on some roads.