The Top 10 Hybrids of 2017 – Luxury and Supercars
The Koenigsegg Regera combines a powerful twin-turbo V8 with 3 electric motors. It’s most known for its forward thinking powertrain called “Koenigsegg Direct Drive”. This revolutionary technology removes superfluous gears, making the vehicle lighter and more efficient. Koenigsegg does not take credit for the Regera’s cutting edge battery however, they proudly give credit to Rimac for that achievement.
2016 Lexus LC 500h
The Lexus LC 500h features a breakthrough multistage hybrid drive and transmission that delivers instant torque. This luxury hybrid goes from 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds.
Volvo XC90 T8
Volvo wants you to enjoy driving this luxury hybrid, that’s why they’ve stocked it with five driving modes. Enjoy all wheel drive, fantastic performance or a combination of both.
The Porsche Panamera is everything you would expect from Porsche from top to bottom. A lot of thought went into this luxury hybrid, from the impressive total output to the eco friendly all electric mode. This combination engine gives 462hp and goes from 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds.
Lexus GS Hybrid
The Lexus GS Hybrid has Lexus class, with a little less flash than the LC 500h. The combustible engine and electric engine combine to deliver 338hp. This hybrid can go from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds while still maintaining a 34 highway mpg rating.
Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta
The LaFerrari Aperta hybrid is an ambitious prototype intended to advance the Ferrari line. It seamlessly blends new technology from the Ferrari GT and Formula 1 racers to achieve the highest performance ever attained by Ferrari.
This Audi Q8 wont make its debut until 2018, but it appeared on the radar at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. This is a highly efficient plug-in hybrid with 516 ft-lb of torque. It combines the appeal of an SUV with the sleek feel of a sedan. A selling point for Audi is the vehicle’s “extreme comfort”.
The Porsche Cayenne is a hybrid victory. This innovative SUV tips the scale with 416hp and a top speed of 151mph. It can go 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds all while maintaining 47 MPGe. Porsche’s all electric drive mode gives this hybrid the edge.
The Volvo XC60 is the least expensive vehicle on this list. However, it’s status on the list of top 10 hybrids is well earned. The Volvo XC60 hybrid has been named Top Safety Pick every year since 2013. Its also quite a thrill to drive, with a turbocharged 302hp combined engine and several standard extras.
The Acura NSX features total airflow management and interwoven dynamics. Every detail of the vehicle is considered for efficiency down to the interior fabrics. The body is sculpted for performance and includes 10 functional intakes. This hybrid features instant acceleration and access to 573hp coupled with “Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive“.