Tesla Model S vs Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

February 2nd, 2014 Comments Off on Tesla Model S vs Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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Founded just 10I Wish: Is Tesla planning to sell the Model S at Westfield?. Read more ... » years ago, the companyDriven to distraction by China electric cars. Read more ... » wants to engage affluent early adopters with desirable high-end electric cars. Its longShould you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... »-term aim is to emulate the Silicon Valley businessFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... » modelAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... » that’s seen tablets and smartphones go from being the must-have gadgets of the wealthy few to the mainstream big-sellers of todayThe cheaper battery: Bosch invents new electric car battery to double mileage. Read more ... ».

Firstly, the brand launched its Lotus EliseWow: Best Green Cars in 2015 New Electric Vehicles Hitting the U.S. Market. Read more ... »-based RoadsterNew Tesla Roadster coming in 2017. Read more ... », and now there’s the stunning Model SVW electric car on the new MEB platform will have 311 miles of range for 2019. Read more ... » luxury saloonMercedes C 350 (Max 20 Miles EV Range) Plug-in Hybrid Coming Soon. Read more ... ». With a claimed 310-mileWhen VW unveils e-Up #ElectricCar ... Release scheduled for 2013. Read more ... » rangeShould you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... » and high performanceMercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid due in 2015 (20 Miles Max EV Range). Read more ... », it promises to rewrite the rules. There have been 20Tesla will expand Supercharger network across Europe. Read more ... »,000 sold in the USNEWS: New Generation of 2013 (125Mile range) Electric #Nissan #LEAF Model announced. Read more ... », plus it’s the biggest-selling carAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... » in NorwayGood. Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars. Read more ... ». Right-hand-driveLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... » modelsDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » arrive in the UKGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... » this March.

So can the Tesla Model SHello Electric Car: Event Introduces Area Drivers to Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » switchWishes answered: 4X4 and its a PlugIn Hybrid with 44g Co2/KM . Read more ... » us on to a luxury performance EVAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... »? And how will it fare against the PorscheUSA: Now, electric cars that touch 0 to 60 mph faster than petrol-powered ones!. Read more ... » Panamera S E-HybridUS Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... » plug-inPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... »? This supersaloon boasts high- performance pedigree and eco-friendly credentials in equal measure. We put the pair head-to-head…

Head-to-head

Weighing in

The Model S is just 5kg heavier than the Panamera S E-Hybrid. The Tesla’s battery forms the floorpan of the car in a rigid structure, lowering the centreTesla Motors - Financing Option is here. #electricCar #ev leasing scheme. Read more ... » of gravity. The Porsche’s much smaller battery is located below the bootMercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid due in 2015 (20 Miles Max EV Range). Read more ... » floor and behind the fuelFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... » tank. Both cars benefit from near-50Nissan Leaf 2015 expected Tech Upgrades. Read more ... »:50 front-to-rear weight distributionStep closer: 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Now In Production. Read more ... ».

Badge appeal

Tesla is virtually unknown in the UK right now, but in the US it’s already become a highly aspirational brand, with premiumShould you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... » outlets and a trendy celebrity customer base. However, there’s no doubting the long-established prestige and reputation of the Porsche badge.

ChargingDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » options

While the full EV Tesla is at the mercy of charging pointBadger Farm supermarket unveils new electric car charging points. Read more ... » availability, the Porsche’s E-ChargeDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » modeTesla Model X is Finally Here: Safest, Smartest and "Life Expectancy Extending" comes with "Bioweapon protection" mode. Read more ... » allows you to recharge the battery on the move. Alternatively, if you do plug the Panamera in to the mains, it can be fully charged in around two-and-a-half hours. Porsche also offers a homeTesla VS Dyson, as the latter Challenges Tesla With $1.4 Billion Battery Tech Investment. Read more ... » charging unit and, in common with the Tesla, you can programme the car to charge at low-costAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... » times or pre-warm the interior for you.

Future models?

Tesla will launchFrench electric car-sharing service launches in US. Read more ... » the Model XTesla Model X is Finally Here: Safest, Smartest and "Life Expectancy Extending" comes with "Bioweapon protection" mode. Read more ... » this year. It’s an SUVE-Pace: A Jaguar's first SUV & electric vehicle. Read more ... »-inspired crossover based on the same floorpan and technologyDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » as the Model S. It’ll be the second car in the range now that Roadster production has ended.

1st place – Porsche PanameraAston Martin Rapide: Another 800 Horsepower Electric Car. Think it's a "Tesla Killer"?. Read more ... » S E-Hybrid

The Porsche makes more sense for more people than the Tesla – for now. It has decent range and top speedWhen VW unveils e-Up #ElectricCar ... Release scheduled for 2013. Read more ... » in full-electric mode, yet it’s not totally reliant on charging pointsDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... ». It’s nearly as quick as the Model S, plus it handles better and has a plusher cabin. But it’s expensive to buyWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » and costsBMW i3 Release date is post-November, Meanwhile, the inside story: how it’s made. Read more ... » more to run.

2nd place – Tesla ModelNissan's 60-kWh, 200-Mile Battery Pack: What We Know So Far. Read more ... » S

Tesla’s Model S is the most convincing electric carHello Electric Car: Event Introduces Area Drivers to Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » we’ve driven. It’s an astonishing achievement for a small company and if it fits your drivingNEWS: New Generation of 2013 (125Mile range) Electric #Nissan #LEAF Model announced. Read more ... » needs, it could save you thousands of pounds in running costs. But until charging infrastructureGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... » improves, its realTesla Model X is Finally Here: Safest, Smartest and "Life Expectancy Extending" comes with "Bioweapon protection" mode. Read more ... »-worldDriven to distraction by China electric cars. Read more ... » appeal is limited, so it comes second.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Tesla Model S P85+
On-the-road priceMercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid due in 2015 (20 Miles Max EV Range). Read more ... »/total as tested £83Spilling all Beans on Toyota Prius 15EV miles Plug-in Hybrid for 2013 model. Read more ... »,967/£93,733 £78Pod Point offers UK’s first lease option of #electricCar Charging Pods . Read more ... »,480/£87,530
Residual value (after 3yrs/30BMW i3 bigger battery spec, same physical size. 50% increase. Read more ... »,000) £39What the Future Holds: Car Makers’ #EV Commitments, a Brand-by-Brand Review. Read more ... »,800/47Wow: Best Green Cars in 2015 New Electric Vehicles Hitting the U.S. Market. Read more ... ».4Tesla's $35,000 car will be called the Model 3. Read more ... »% N/A
Depreciation £44VW electric car on the new MEB platform will have 311 miles of range for 2019. Read more ... »,167 N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £890/£1Tesla Model 3: Everything we know about the 'electric car of the people'. Read more ... »,779 £0Porsche starts development of electric sports car and Tesla rival Mission E. Read more ... »
Annual fuel costFinally : A Tesla Model S Test Drive by evmeerkat #electricCar London Ride. Read more ... » (12k/20k milesCheapest Tesla Model S UK Lease £610.54/mth, 9+47 8k Miles/annum deal! via www.leasing.london. Read more ... ») £1,641/£2New Tesla Roadster coming in 2017. Read more ... »,735 £0
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 50/£2,077/A/£0 50/£746/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £450/£520/£450 £1,800 (4yrs/50k)
Length/wheelbase 5Electric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... »,015/2,920mm 4,970/2,960mm
Height/widthMercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid due in 2015 (20 Miles Max EV Range). Read more ... » 1,418/1,931mm 1,445/1,964mm
EngineFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... » V6/2,995cc ACVolkswagen E-Up! coming this FALL, with 93-mile range & Combo Charging System. Read more ... » electric motorMercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid due in 2015 (20 Miles Max EV Range). Read more ... »
Peak powerBMW i3 Release date is post-November, Meanwhile, the inside story: how it’s made. Read more ... » 410/5,500 bhpElectric Car: Tesla releases European pricing for Model S EV saloon. Read more ... »/rpm 410bhp
Peak torque 590/1,250 Nm/rpm 600Nm
Transmission 8New electric cars coming for 2018 onwards. Read more ... »-spd tiptronic/RWD 1-spd fixed-gear/RWD
Full charge timeAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... »/claimed range (miles) 80Should you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... »-litre fuel tank/1,625 232016 Nissan Leaf: Gets A Larger 30Kwh Battery. Read more ... » hours*/310
Boot capacityTesla on #EV Charging: "Incredibly Fast, Always Free" SuperCharging Network for Tesla Drivers (VIP ^.- ). Read more ... » (seats upThe e-up! This fall of 2013: Volkswagen Unveils Its First Production Electric Car. Read more ... »/down) 335/1,153litres 894^/1,645litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 2,095/485/N/A 2,100kg/N/A
Turning circle/drag coefficient N/A/0.29Cd 11Tesla has turned electric car range anxiety into range curiosity. Read more ... ».3metres/0.24Cd
Basic warrantyFinally : A Tesla Model S Test Drive by evmeerkat #electricCar London Ride. Read more ... » (miles)/recovery 3yrs (unlimitedFinally : A Tesla Model S Test Drive by evmeerkat #electricCar London Ride. Read more ... »)/3yrs 4yrs (50,000)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers 20,000 miles/2yrs/36BMW i3 EV to Offer 50 Percent More Range for 2017. Read more ... » 12Electric Result: Tesla Model S With 60 kWh Battery Rated at 208-Mile Range. Read more ... »,500 miles/1yr/1
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 13th/6th N/A
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars N/A N/A
0-60Good. Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars. Read more ... »/30-70mph 5.3The UK will get versions of the #Tesla #EV Model S from around mid-2013 @ ~ £45k. Read more ... »/4.7...Some Secrets We Think We Know About Tesla's Model 3. Read more ... » secs 4.6Electric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... »/4.0 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 1.8 secs 1.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 2.9New electric cars coming for 2018 onwards. Read more ... » secs 2.4 secs
Top speed2013/2014 Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron Video. Read more ... »/rpm at 70mph 167mph/1,500rpm 130mph/N/A
Braking 70BMW 3-series plug-in prototype (Expected in 2016). Read more ... »-0/60-0/30-0mph 44.9/33Zoe Rumour to release by Oct 2013, and by 2014, Renault Zoe (2014) #EV could* have 220 mile range.. Read more ... ».1/8.8m 50.1/39.9/9.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph N/A/N/A/63Volkswagen To Roll Out More Electric and Plug-In Cars By 2020. Read more ... »/66dB N/A/N/A/60/70dB
AutoAU: Nissan Exec: Reliable 125 Miles Of Range Coming To LEAF By 2016. Read more ... » Express econ (mpgToo good to not* mention: Volvo Plugin (#ev hybrid) V60 - 49g/km CO2 and nearly 150mpg in Hybrid, while Power can deliver 0-62mph in just 6.2 seconds!. Read more ... »/mpl)/range 43Norway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... ».3/9.5/762 miles N/A/310 miles (claimed)
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined N/A/N/A/91.1mpg N/A

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