First official images of the new Porsche Panamera four-door coupe leaked in the web. The Panamera will officially start production in April next year and will make its world debut one month earlier at the Geneva Motor Show.
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The sports sedan presented with 3.6-liter V6 engine with 300HP for the bottom Panamera, a 4.8-liter V8 with 405HP for the Panamera S, and a 4.8-liter twin-turbocharghed V8 putting out around 500hp for the Panamera Turbo. Power will be transferred by both guide gearboxes or Porsche’s new lookalike-clasp PDK transmission.
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According to the supposedly leaked information, the Panamera is 4.97 meters / 16.3 feet long and 1.93 meters / 6.3 feet wide, while it sits on a 2.92 meters / 9.6 feet long wheelbase. In other lexis, Porsche’s sports sedan is marginally bigger than an Audi A6 but minor than an Audi A8.
Even while Porsche has naked a diesel variant of the Cayenne SUV with an Audi-sourced 240HP 3.0-liter V6 TDI, the German have ruled out the same possibility for the Panamera which will show its more eco-friendly credentials through a V6 fusion variant.
Four-door Panamera is aimed to compete with the likes of Mercedes-Benz CLS, the upcoming Audi A7 2+2, BMW CS concept-based 2+2 coupe and Aston Martin Rapide.