Hot laps in cool Porsches

The line-up of hybrid cars at Porsche's E-Performance Nights at the Sepang track includes the 918 Spyder (foreground), Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid (in black and white) and Cayenne E-Hybrid.
The line-up of hybrid cars at Porsche's E-Performance Nights at the Sepang track includes the 918 Spyder (foreground), Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid (in black and white) and Cayenne E-Hybrid.ST PHOTOS: ARIFFIN JAMAR
The line-up of hybrid cars at Porsche's E-Performance Nights at the Sepang track includes the 918 Spyder , Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid and Cayenne E-Hybrid (above).
The line-up of hybrid cars at Porsche's E-Performance Nights at the Sepang track includes the 918 Spyder , Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid and Cayenne E-Hybrid (above).ST PHOTOS: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Porsche was the first sports-car company to roll out mass-production petrol-electric cars, starting with the Panamera S Hybrid in 2011.

Next year , it will be the first in its segment to launch a full-electric model, the Taycan. And by 2025, half of the new cars it sells will be hybrid or electric models.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 20, 2018, with the headline 'Hot laps in cool Porsches'. Print Edition | Subscribe