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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.

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