Entry and advancement

Zuffenhausen, 10 November 2016

Porsche the Panamera model range expanded with six new variants. At the Los Angeles Auto Show 2016 (18 to 27 November) the sports car manufacturer shows a new and considerably cheaper entry-level model, as well as the long version of its recently introduced sport sedan called "Executive".

Significantly more favourable entry

A completely new 2.9-liter turbo V6 330 HP forms the basis of the Panamera in the future and 450 nm, which increases in comparison to the predecessor unit to 20 HP, less to consume at the same time but up to one litre. Porsche Specifies standard thirst with 7.5 litres. The new engine is to have both rear (Panamera) and all-wheel drive (Panamera 4). So far, there were the second generation of the Panamera wheels powered only by four. Also the starting price for the Zuffenhausener warhorse decreases significantly with the introduction of the new base engine. With a base price of 88.989 euro the Panamera whopping 18.564 Euro cheaper than the so far most affordable model Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is. The previous "basic"-Benziner Panamera 4S with 440-Horsepower V6 costs more even 24.038 euro. A traction premium of just over 4,000 euros pays at least 93.035 euro if you want the 330 HP engine with all-wheel drive.

15 centimeters and more facilities

Speaking of impact: the 5.05 metres of the new Panamera to puny whom occur, which may over the long version of "Executive" forward. Body and grow to 15 cm in length. Who could already experience the somewhat meager Fund leg space in the new upper-Porsche, will welcome this may very. Porsche even dubbed the Panamera executive chauffeur sedan and also promises an improved level of equipment to the stretch. Including a panoramic roof, completely electrically adjustable seats with heated seats, the adaptive air suspension, as well as a sun shade for the rear window are standard in the XXL Panamera. Those who opt for the long version of the Panamera 4S or Turbo, get in addition a rear axle steering and soft-close doors at the factory.

Long version with four motors

Despite its dynamic qualities is all hung in the long Panamera probably mainly rear. So is there more beautiful, Porsche on request provides a large fund center console with inductive charging station for another Smartphone, as well as a rear-entertainment system with detachable 10.1-inch displays in the front seat backrests. The long version of the Panamera is available with four engines, and solely in connection with all-wheel drive. In addition to the Panamera 4 (330 HP) and the Panamera and the Panamera 4S (440 HP) also the Panamera is stretched 4 E-hybrid (462 HP) Turbo (550 HP). If you want a long diesel looks for the time being in the tube. Prices for the Panamera Executive start from 102.674 euros. The currently most expensive way to drive Panamera is the Turbo Executive for at least 166.458 euro. Thus the length extra charge is between good 7,500 (4 E-hybrid) depending on the model and 13,000 euro (Turbo). (black & white)