Luxury Green Car of the Year™
The BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid is a sporty sedan that serves up the dynamic driving experience for which the brand is renowned, combined with the possibility of electric driving with zero local emissions. This innovative model offers the full wealth of BMW 5 Series driver assistance systems – in all modes, including eDrive.
Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid
The CT6 Plug-In signals Cadillac’s commitment to innovative automotive goals. Fitted with a high-output 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine, a Lithium-ion battery and an Electric Variable Transmission (EVT), it combines responsive performance, precision engineering and one of the world’s most advanced hybrid technologies to change the expectations of what a hybrid can be.
The Karma Revero extended range electric sedan is arguably the most eye-catching luxury vehicle on the market today.” Each Revero is truly unique, with individually crafted details like hand-painted badges on the front and rear of every vehicle. The Revero also offers a technology breakthrough: it is the first model sold in the U.S. with a solar roof that actually contributes some electrical energy to help power the vehicle.
The original luxury disruptor, the Lexus LS has for nearly three decades set benchmarks with its smooth powertrain, quiet ride, craftsmanship, attention to detail, documented dependability and impressive quality. The new LS 500h steps up the model’s game with a powerful and efficient hybrid powertrain that delivers exceptional performance and notable efficiency.
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
Porsche’s all-new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid combines a 330-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 and a 136-horsepower electric motor to produce a total of 462 horsepower and 516 lb-ft torque, providing exceptional performance. The plug-in hybrid always starts in purely electric mode and drives without generating any local emissions within its all-electric range of 31 miles, before reverting to hybrid power for longer distances.
About Green Car Journal
The award-winning Green Car Journal has focused on the intersection of automobiles, energy, and environment since its launch in 1992. As part of its mission, the magazine hosts events, produces ride-and-drives of advanced and clean fuel vehicles, and conducts various outreach efforts to educate consumers on better and more environmentally positive vehicle choices. The magazine’s content is featured online at www.GreenCarJournal.com.