If you’re not opposed to paying top dollar for the quality of the vehicle you drive, the Porsche Panamera can be the perfect vehicle for you.
This impressive car is both sedan and sportscar at the same time while being a luxury model that’s been carefully crafted to be ideal on the road. There are more than twenty versions of this car that can make it easy for you to figure out which model will take you where you want to go.
A Different Driving Dynamic in the Panamera
The Porsche Panamera is one of the only models in the Porsche car lineup with the engine mounted in front of the cabin. Even with this engine position, it will be easy for you to see the signature elements that tell you this is a Porsche. The fact the power plant is located in this area means you have a car that brings you a long hood and the sloping lines you can quickly fall in love with.
The List of New Stuff for the Porsche Panamera is Long
While it’s been around for a few years, this Porsche brings a lot of new stuff for the 2021 model year. You’ll find more power in nearly every model, which we will discuss later, a new plug-in hybrid model, impressive but subtle style enhancements, a new steering wheel, larger air intakes for the Turbo S model, along with standard lane keep assist and traffic sign recognition.
Let’s Talk Power
We would be remiss if we didn’t at least highlight the engines offered and the power at each trim of the Porsche Panamera. The base Panamera 4 uses a 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that makes 325 horsepower and 331 lb.-ft. of torque. The 4S model has the same engine size but is tuned upward to 443 horsepower and 405 lb.-ft. of torque.
Move to the GTSmodel and you have a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that offers you 473 horsepower and 457 lb.-ft. of torque. The Turbo S employs the same engine but is tuned to 620 horsepower and 604 lb.-ft. of torque for your drive.
Each of the engines listed above can be had with an electric motor added to give you a hybrid version. Using the smaller engine is the 4S E-Hybrid which has 455 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque for the drive. the Turbo S E-Hybrid employs the larger engine and brings 689 horsepower and 642 lb.-ft. of torque.
A List of Standard Items in the Porsche Panamera
The base model of the Panamera brings you an active suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, push-button starting, a navigation system, Apple CarPlay, leather upholstery, heated power front seats, parking sensors, and a ten-speaker/150-watt audio system. You can upgrade the audio system to a Burmester 3D Audio system that brings you 21 speakers and 1,455 watts of power for the sounds you want to hear.
Add More Items to this Porsche
While we could go over every possible combination, that’s going to take far too long. To give you a few highlights of the options you’ll find for the Porsche Panamera, you’ll find the option to add advanced driver aids you want on the road, a set of comfort seats, rear-wheel steering, a Sport Chrono Package, and the Porsche ceramic-composite brakes.
Add a head-up display, enjoy a full leather interior, an Alcantara headliner, and several different carbon-fiber trim items to the mix. You can also have a heated steering wheel, tinted taillights, black heels, and a larger battery if you have one of the E-Hybrid models.
Step Inside the Porsche Panamera Today
Whether you’re going to drive or you want to ride in the back, all seats of the Panamera are made to allow you the comfort and quality you desire and expect from this brand. Most of the models seat four people, but the Sport Turismo model gives you one more seat for when you need to seat three across the back of this car.
All It Takes is a Test Drive
If you’re looking for a high-class sportscar that offers you the amazing qualities that Porsche brings to the market, the Panamera is the car for you. This can be the smoothest, most elegant, and the most fun caryou’ve ever driven on the road. Let the team at your local Porsche dealer help you figure out which model of this car will be the one that you want to take home today.