Porsche 911 may become hybrid

March 25, 2015 at 3:55 pm

The guidelines of the German company Porsche actually started thinking about to release hybrid versions of the legendary sports car Porsche 911. «At stake is the reputation of this model, so the final decision will be made after we thoroughly analyze and examine all aspects” – say sources in the company’s management.

Porsche 911 pics

Porsche 911 image

The main reason for a possible move to the Porsche 911 hybrid engine are more stringent requirements for the issue of environmental cars on the European market. According to experts, the basis can be a 2.5-liter turbocharged unit, which will be installed on the model and Cayman Boxer next year. Among other things, he highlighted the fact that today is conducted considering the possibility to create a new hybrid version of the 911.

Porsche 911 picture

Porsche 911 pics

Recall last summer there were rumors about the appearance of a completely new budget Porsche, which was supposed to get the name of 718. It was supposed to be a light roadster (no more than 1200 kg) and a manual transmission, the new speaker competitor open Alfa Romeo. Then rumors were denied, but the idea of “popular” Porsche is not rejected.

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