The Imperia GP is more than just a revival, it’s an upgrade. It has a 1.6L 207-hp engine and a 134hp electric motor, which can be recharged simply via a 220v socket. 0-60 is done in 4s in hybrid mode.
Combining energy-efficiency with sporty handling, the new Panamera hybrid has a 2.9 liter, 333 hp V6, which, combined with an electric motor, hits 380hp, tops out at 168 mph, and gets 34.5 mpg.
Volkswagen says their XL1 diesel hybrid gets more than 260 miles to the gallon with top speed of 100 mph, thanks to the 2 cylinder turbodiesel displacing 800 cc and a battery powered electric motor.
Porsche has revealed their latest concept, the 918 RSR. Combining racetrack technology with the GT3 R Hybrid, the 918 RSR uses a flywheel energy recovery system for added power and traction.
The ItalDesign-Giugiaro Quaranta hybrid concept car was recently retrofitted taxi-style to shuttle fares around Rome molto veloce, with top speed of 155 mph, 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and 3.3-liter V6.
Designer Filip Tejszerski’s electric-gas hybrid would offer sports car looks and handling. Inspired by jet fighters, the car’s cockpit would seat driver and passenger in-line, instead of side-by-side.
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