Porsche 911 Hybrid: For several years, there has been talk of a hybrid version of the Porsche 911, and the possibility of such a car has been a hot topic among automotive enthusiasts. The current 911 chassis, the 992, was designed with the ability to accommodate an electric powertrain, but until recently, Porsche had not committed to producing a hybrid version of the car.
In a recent interview with Car magazine, Porsche Chairman Oliver Blume confirmed that the company is developing a hybrid version of the 911, as part of its goal to offer combustion engine, hybrid, and electric versions of each of its vehicle segments. Porsche aims to have 80% of its sales electrified by 2030, with the 911 being the model that will continue to be offered with a combustion engine for as long as possible.
While Porsche has not given a precise timetable for the launch of a 911 hybrid, it is possible that the company may release a hybrid version of the 992 when the model is updated in the next year or two. However, Porsche may choose to hold off on introducing a hybrid 911 until it unveils a brand-new version of the car later this decade, as it may be easier to fit the necessary batteries for a hybrid model into a new chassis than into the 992.
Regardless of when the hybrid 911 is released, it is sure to be a fascinating development, as automotive enthusiasts are curious about the tricks that Porsche has up its sleeve. While developing a hybrid version of the 992 may be challenging due to limited space, it is not out of the question. Recently, a Porsche was spotted undergoing testing at the Nürburgring, suggesting that Porsche is already making progress on this front.