The Porsche 911 Won't Go Hybrid Just Yet

A few years ago, most of us would have scoffed at the idea of a hybrid Porsche 911. But now we live in the era of high-performance hybrids like Porsche's own 918 Spyder, and the idea isn't so silly anymore. But while we've suspected Porsche has been testing a hybrid 991 911, the idea is apparently off the table for… » 10/24/14 3:38pm 10/24/14 3:38pm

Is This The 2015 Porsche 911 Hybrid?

What looks like an average Porsche 991 Carrera at first has a surprise in its back seat that looks like some kind of electrical engine or battery pack. Is this the 18th 911 'hybrid' variant we've been waiting for? » 5/29/14 7:14am 5/29/14 7:14am

New Porsche 911 gets 400 hp, hybrid version

Specs from the 2012 Porsche 911 either show a slight improvement for the new generation (codenamed 991) or mark the end times. Changes include new transmissions, longer wheelbase, launch control and and a more Panameraesque interior. Oh, and an optional hybrid drivetrain. » 6/30/11 2:57pm 6/30/11 2:57pm

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Did Porsche get caught testing a hybrid 911?

Jalopnik tipster Cyrus came across a murder of crow-black Porsches at a California gas station: two Boxsters and this camouflaged 911 Turbo. Strangest part? The 911 made no sound as it pulled away. Is Porsche considering a hybrid 911? » 3/24/11 1:30pm 3/24/11 1:30pm

Porsche Planning Electric-Powered Sports Car

Porsche's fancy new President and CEO Michael Macht, speaking at the Frankfurt Motor Show, stated the performance brand is developing hybrid and electric powertrains for sports cars. However, current batteries aren't "sufficient to meet Porsche's strict requirements." Press release below. » 9/15/09 10:30am 9/15/09 10:30am