Porsche Panamera exposed early

Porsche Panamera exposed early

Porsche Panamera fq

Images and details of the new model Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo have been leaked out to prior to its official launch. Details are still a little sketchy at this stage but the basics have become known.

The Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo is 16.3 feet long, 6.3 feet wide and 4.66 feet tall, with a wheelbase of 9.6 feet. Weight hasn’t been disclosed, but it should be roughly two tons. The slippery shape and low profile gives the sedan a drag coefficient of 0.29, while an electronically actuated rear spoiler will keep things planted at speed.

Electronic air suspension is part of the package, along with an LSD, and power can be sent to either the rear wheels, or all four, depending on the trim level. A range of engines will be available, beginning with 3.6-liter V6 putting out 300 hp, and continuing upwards with the 400 hp, 4.8-litre V8 Panamera S and the top-line Panamera Turbo, packing a twin-turbocharged version of the same eight cylinder putting out an estimated 500 hp. Although a diesel model has been ruled out, a V6-hybrid variant with 350 hp will come along at a later date.

Porsche aims to sell approximately 20,000 units of the Panamera each year, with the automaker estimating that 20% will be the range-topping Turbo model. The Panamera will only be available in S and Turbo versions at launch, with the V6 model following shortly thereafter. Once established, Porsche hopes demand will increase to 50,000 units annually, with sales beginning worldwide next year.

Porsche Panamera fq

Images and details of the new model Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo have been leaked out to prior to its official launch. Details are still a little sketchy at this stage but the basics have become known.

The Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo is 16.3 feet long, 6.3 feet wide and 4.66 feet tall, with a wheelbase of 9.6 feet. Weight hasn’t been disclosed, but it should be roughly two tons. The slippery shape and low profile gives the sedan a drag coefficient of 0.29, while an electronically actuated rear spoiler will keep things planted at speed.

Electronic air suspension is part of the package, along with an LSD, and power can be sent to either the rear wheels, or all four, depending on the trim level. A range of engines will be available, beginning with 3.6-liter V6 putting out 300 hp, and continuing upwards with the 400 hp, 4.8-litre V8 Panamera S and the top-line Panamera Turbo, packing a twin-turbocharged version of the same eight cylinder putting out an estimated 500 hp. Although a diesel model has been ruled out, a V6-hybrid variant with 350 hp will come along at a later date.

Porsche aims to sell approximately 20,000 units of the Panamera each year, with the automaker estimating that 20% will be the range-topping Turbo model. The Panamera will only be available in S and Turbo versions at launch, with the V6 model following shortly thereafter. Once established, Porsche hopes demand will increase to 50,000 units annually, with sales beginning worldwide next year.

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