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Here's how Porsche plans to electrify the 911

New PDK gearbox can incorporate an electric motor

The battery in the hybrid 911s will go in the front for better balance.

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Porsche still deciding on one or two new 911 plug-in hybrids

700-hp flagship would eclipse other models, and that's the problem

700-hp flagship would eclipse other models, and that's the problem.

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Porsche 911 hybrid will be ‘most powerful 911 we've ever had’

That would be something north of 700 horsepower

Porsche CEO Oliver Blume says the coming 911 plug-in hybrid will be "the most power 911 we've ever had."

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Porsche CEO confirms 911 hybrid development and timeline

It's coming in a few years

The specifications and timeline match a previous report.

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Porsche 911 hybrid reportedly under consideration again

Off again, on again jiggity jig

Earlier this year, the idea seemed to be off the table.

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Porsche officially kills plans for a 911 plug-in hybrid

Sad news for fans of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid.

The car had too many compromises.

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Porsche doesn't think autonomous cars fit brand

Porsche doesn't want to pursue autonomous tech, but expect to see more hybrids, including for the 911.

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Next-gen Porsche 911 may include plug-in hybrid version

Porsche 911 product line director Dr. Erhard Mossle tells Auto Express that a 911 plug-in hybrid could appear with the next generation of the sports car.

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Porsche 911 spied looking like a Porsche 911

Spy photographers catch early mules of the next-generation Porsche 911, thought to be testing a hybrid powertrain for the Turbo and Carrera lines.

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Porsche 911 hybrid could get green light after all

Porsche's CEO says the prospect of producing a hybrid version of the 911 is back on the table, and that the company will decide on its fate by year's end.

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Porsche rules out Macan, 911 hybrids

Believe it or not, between the 918 Spyder, the Cayenne and the Panamera, Porsche offers more plug-in hybrid models than any other brand. Yes, Porsche. But don't expect that trend to continue. At least, not in the immediate future.

Video: Porsche highlights Intelligent Performance of 918 Spyder, 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche 918 Spyder at the track – Click above to watch the video after the break

Video: Porsche highlights Intelligent Performance of 918 Spyder, 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche 918 Spyder at the track – Click above to watch the video after the break

Geneva 2010: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid not to be overlooked

2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Geneva 2010: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is not to be overlooked

2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Spy Shots: Is this Porsche 911 mule hiding a shocking secret?

No automaker is immune to global environmental pressures to reduce pollutants and limit carbon dioxide emissions. Even Porsche has gotten into the green game with both diesel and hybrid options for its Cayenne along with an expected hybrid powertrain for its Panamara range. Could that fuel-saving technology make a move closer to Porsche's sportscar roots? If so, would the battery pack go under the front hood in the rear-engined car?

Spy Shots: Is this Porsche 911 mule hiding a shocking secret?

No automaker is immune to the global environmental pressure to reduce pollutants and limit carbon dioxide emissions. Even Porsche has gotten into the green game with both diesel and hybrid options for its current Cayenne – along with an expected hybrid for its Panamara range. Could that fuel-saving technology make a move closer to Porsche's sportscar roots? If so, would the battery pack go under the front hood or a rear-engined car?