Porsche Panamera convertible – crazy enough to work?

Porsche Panamera convertible – crazy enough to work?

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Rumors about a coupe version of the Porsche Panamera have been circulating even before the sedan was officially announced, and a 928 successor is an attractive prospect. Further to those rumours its seems now that a convertible version of the four-door Panamera may be in the works – this isn’t a joke.

According to an interview conducted with Porsche development head Wolfgang Dürheimer, a drop-top Panamera is feasible — if not entirely likely. Dürheimer said “Currently, this topic is not on the agenda. We have other homework to do, such as the six-cylinder. And then the Panamera will also have a hybrid engine.”

If a Panamera convertible reached production it would pack a cloth soft-top rather than a retractable hard-top, in keeping with Porsche’s convertible 911 variants and Boxster. Of course, a Panamera cabrio would be a huge gamble, particularly as the standard sedan hasn’t even gone on sale leaving Porsche unable to gauge reaction to its first four-door model just yet.

Porsche Panamera fq

Rumors about a coupe version of the Porsche Panamera have been circulating even before the sedan was officially announced, and a 928 successor is an attractive prospect. Further to those rumours its seems now that a convertible version of the four-door Panamera may be in the works – this isn’t a joke.

According to an interview conducted with Porsche development head Wolfgang Dürheimer, a drop-top Panamera is feasible — if not entirely likely. Dürheimer said “Currently, this topic is not on the agenda. We have other homework to do, such as the six-cylinder. And then the Panamera will also have a hybrid engine.”

If a Panamera convertible reached production it would pack a cloth soft-top rather than a retractable hard-top, in keeping with Porsche’s convertible 911 variants and Boxster. Of course, a Panamera cabrio would be a huge gamble, particularly as the standard sedan hasn’t even gone on sale leaving Porsche unable to gauge reaction to its first four-door model just yet.

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