Obviously, Porsche decided to completely rework its Panamera, not only in terms of design, but also as regards the engine and the on board technology. Thus, this sporty sedan is adorned with a whole new look, with a length of 5050 mm and a wheelbase extended by 50 mm. Silhouette hand, it denotes a look a little more athletic than before, helped by a lowered ride height and a hood that seems more diving.
2017 current, the “inferior” engines will also be available on the new version (without wheel drive) with the V6 2.9-liter twin-turbo, the V6 Diesel 3-liter twin-turbo 300 horsepower, and a Diesel S version with a block from the Audi SQ7 a power increased to 422 horsepower.
That’s not all, since a plug-in hybrid will make its debut in 2017, before the arrival of a 100% electric version, expected in 2019.
But what really interests us, with this second generation Panamera, is knowing what lies under the hood. Good news: the turbo V6 and V8 engines are now more powerful and more efficient since they also enhance the use and discharge of emissions significantly. Three new turbo engines with direct injection are available, powering the Panamera Turbo respectively, the Panamera 4S and the Panamera 4S Diesel. These are all equipped with all-wheel drive and a dual-clutch gearbox Porsche (PDK) in eight reports. V8 petrol engine of 550 hp (404 kW) propels the Panamera Turbo while a V6 petrol engine of 440 hp (324 kW) powers the Panamera 4S. As for the Panamera 4S Diesel, it is driven by a 422 hp V8 engine (310 kW) develops a maximum torque of 850 Nm.
The new Porsche Panamera can be ordered now and will be available at dealerships as of 5 November 2016. In Germany, it is available from 113,027 euros (Panamera 4S). The Panamera 4S Diesel is available from 116,954 euros and the Panamera Turbo is from 153,011 euros.