New Porsche Panamera Turbo: the perfect compromise between a sport car and a limousine

Porsche Panamera is a mythical model for the German brand but it has never been so beautiful, so powerful and so innovative as with the Porsche Panamera Turbo from the second generation. A new model highly customisable entirely rebuilt and redefined to correspond to the drivers who love extreme sensations and these who prefer space and comfort.

A sport limousine

It could be difficult to define exactly the new Porsche Panamera Turbo: is it a four-seater Grand Tourer? A limousine? Or a sport car made for circuit? In fact, the car could be all of that! Indeed, this new GT has numerous improvements and innovations that could correspond to each type of vehicles mentioned above like enhanced chassis, more spacious cockpit and even more connected one, safest assistants and unparalleled comfort.

At first sight, we notice its athletic silhouette that appears to be more dynamic; thanks to a lower roofline also called “Flying line” that keeps all the cockpit space untouched. The car’s flanks and shoulders are more pronounced and the car’s look perfectly responds to the Porsche Panamera Turbo’s performances that also received a new motorisation.

Under the bonnet, Porsche Panamera Turbo hides a 4L V8 engine with 550hp that pushes the car to a top speed of 306km/h, reaching 100km/h in only 3.8s, or 200km/h in 13s, all of that respecting new fuel efficience, with an integral permanent transmission and a new Porsche 8-clutch gearbox.

That forces us to believe that this sedan is as comfortable on the road than on a circuit. Indeed, Porsche Panamera Turbo and its new chassis also received new tires with a unique technology with 3 chambers and electronic adjustment for the damping system. Porsche 4D chassis regulator is taking care of the systems synchronisation and offers to the supercar unparalleled handling, ensured by an ultra-powerful braking system.

Unseen connectivity

To enhance even more the comfort and security for all passengers, Porsche Panamera Turbo reveals connected attributes that has never been seen on the brand’s vehicles, and even on the other cars. New screens and new touch commands allow the driver to manage the vehicle serenely, reinterpreting the simplicity of the smartphones and tablets.

Porsche Panamera Turbo is now the most numerised and connected model from the brand’s range, but it never interferes with the driving and the driver behaviour. On the contrary, all new apps help the driver to ensure the passengers a safety drive. The “black panels” on Porsche Advanced Cockpit as well as the touch sensitive surfaces are accessible for both the front and rear passengers, that can use their own screens with Android system on the back of the headrests. Both of them emit a sound directly oriented toward them and never disturb the other passenger’s ride.

If Porsche Panamera Turbo possesses numerous new connected options, it manages to be even simpler to use. New app as the remote AppleCarPlay or Porsche Car Connect allows you to control your vehicle, even from your own AppleWatch! Then you can benefit from new software that localize your car in case of breakdown with automatic emergency call, a localisation of your car in the event of theft with alarm system, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and real-time traffic information with Google Earth or Google StreetView. And the list of other apps available is still very long: park place research, fuel prices and plane or train tickets…

Then Porsche Panamera Turbo also provides an invisible co-pilot with many driving assistance options such as nocturnal vision assistant that detects the persons and animals on the road at night, new LED lights that detects persons beyond passing lamps zone, as well as a preventing cruise control that anticipates the curves, the climbs and the speed limit thanks to the navigation system. There is also an assistant for all your path changes that warns you if a vehicle is too close to swerve, and another one can control if you forget your turn signal and stop your manoeuvre.

Finally, Porsche Panamera Turbo has new personalisation options with twelve external colours and ten different colour universes for the cockpit, with unique options. The standard model is delivered with full leather interior and seats that can be provided with heating system or massage option upon request. So there is no risk for you to see any Porsche Panamera Turbo that will look like yours!

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