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June 29, 2016

The 2017 Porsche Panamera – a totally new development

Atlanta, Georgia.The new 2017 Porsche Panamera reconciles twin resisting characteristics some-more than ever before: a opening of a genuine sports automobile and a comfort of a oppulance sedan. It is a grand furloughed automobile that has been rethought and realigned. The second era of a Panamera is advancing to spin a opening idol in a oppulance class. Porsche has evenly softened a Panamera judgment – with a four-door sedan that has been redeveloped and reengineered down to a final detail. Its engines and transmissions have been redesigned, a framework even offer advanced, and a arrangement and control judgment reinterpreted for a future. The new Panamera also bridges a opening between a universe of focused sports cars and a universe of lush sedans with highlights such as back spindle steering, active hurl remuneration and a three-chamber atmosphere suspension.

911 pattern denunciation with a some-more energetic flyline
Visually, a singular judgment of this new Porsche is reflected in an fluent design: always a Panamera, certainly a sports automobile – with long, energetic proportions, conspicuous shoulders, and a roof line that is 20 mm reduce during a rear. This customary Porsche flyline creates a stylistic couple to Porsche’s pattern icon, a 911.

Porsche Advanced Cockpit offers higher functionality and discerning operation
The stream Porsche interior has been reinterpreted for a destiny in a new Panamera. Black row surfaces and interactive displays incorporate a transparent and discerning user interface identical to that of smartphones and tablets and yield unsentimental and discerning solutions to control a car. Classic buttons and required instruments have been reduced significantly. They have been transposed by touch-sensitive panels and away configurable displays that take core theatre in a new Porsche Advanced Cockpit – with good advantages for a motorist as good as a front and back passengers. Despite a significantly extended operation of communication, preference and assistance systems, opposite functions can now be used and operated even some-more clearly and intuitively. The Porsche Advanced Cockpit transforms a analog universe into a digital destiny of mobility, while staying loyal to a birthright of Porsche. The analog tachometer, with a executive position in a instrument cluster, is a reverence to each Porsche sports automobile of a past.

New V6 and V8 twin-turbo engines with plenty energy and bone-fide sound
A Porsche has always tender with some-more than usually perfect power; a potency is equally important. To rouse this regulation to a new level, all second era Panamera models have redesigned engines. They have all been done some-more powerful, while significantly improving fuel economy and shortening emissions according to a New European Driving Cycle. Two new twin-turbo gasoline engines with approach fuel injection are being introduced during a marketplace launch in a Panamera Turbo and a Panamera 4S. Both models are versed with a permanent all-wheel expostulate complement and a new eight-speed Porsche dual-clutch smoothness (PDK). The Panamera Turbo is powered by a 550 hp twin-turbo V8, while a Panamera 4S is versed with a 440 hp twin-turbo V6.

A oppulance sedan that is during home on a competition track
Reflecting a altogether judgment of a new Panamera, a framework also unites a cruising comfort of a oppulance sedan with a opening of a loyal sports car. The considerable customary setup, that includes a new electromechanical energy steering system, can be optionally supplemented with innovative systems such as an adaptive atmosphere cessation with new three-chamber record (standard on Panamera Turbo), including Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM electronic check control), a extended Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Sport (PDCC Sport) complement including Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) and active hurl stabilization. The integrated 4D Chassis Control complement analyzes and synchronizes all framework systems in genuine time and optimizes a highway opening of a new Panamera. Porsche is also improving a steering pointing and doing of a new Panamera with back spindle steering – that has been blending from a 918 Spyder and 911 Turbo. Braking opening has also been improved.

A new era of motorist assistance systems
The Panamera is versed with many customary and discretionary assistance systems, that make life easier and some-more accessible while driving. One of a new systems is Night Vision Assistant, that uses a thermal imaging camera to detect people and vast animals and displays a highlighted warning indicator in a cockpit. The new Night Vision Assistant is one of a assistance systems that helps equivocate vicious situations in advance. Looking generally distant brazen along a highway is a new Porsche InnoDrive, that includes adaptive journey control. Based on navigation information and signals from radar and video sensors, it computes and activates a optimal acceleration and deceleration rates for limit efficiency, for a subsequent 1.8 miles. In doing so, this electronic enrichment automatically takes corners, inclines and speed boundary into account.

New engines in detail: some-more power, softened fuel efficiency
The V6 and V8 turbo engines of a Panamera are new, powerful, and fuel-efficient. And they all share a special unpractical pattern characteristic, with a executive turbo layout. This means that a turbochargers of a new Panamera engines are integrated mainly into a V of a cylinder banks. This blueprint offers countless benefits: a engines are some-more compact, and can be mounted reduce as a result, that reduces a vehicle’s core of gravity. The brief pathways between a twin turbochargers and a explosion chambers encourage extemporaneous stifle response. Engine response can be sensory offer by regulating a discretionary Mode Switch with Sport Response Button. The Mode Switch, that was initial introduced in a Porsche 918 Spyder, is a rotary dial located within a steering wheel, that can be used to activate one of 4 pushing modes (Normal, Sport, Sport Plus or Individual). Located during a core of a switch is a Sport Response Button. It can be used to beget a limit volume of energy and acceleration intensity during a hold of a button.

The Panamera Turbo is now a many absolute indication in a range. Its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 develops 550 hp during 5,750 rpm and a limit torque of 567 lb-ft between 1,960 and 4,500 rpm. It has 30 hp some-more than a prior model, and a limit torque has been increasing by 51 lb-ft. The eight-cylinder engine is able of moving a Panamera Turbo from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds; with a Sport Chrono Package, this time is reduced to usually 3.4 seconds. The Panamera Turbo can strech a tip lane speed of 190 mph, and has a weight of 4398 pounds according to DIN measurement. These are considerable total that illustrate usually how simply a engine can propel a Panamera with a power-to-weight ratio of usually 8 lbs/hp.

Porsche uses twin-scroll turbochargers to supply dense atmosphere to a V8’s explosion chambers. The twin counter-rotating impellers furnish limit torque during really low engine speeds. The Panamera Turbo is also a initial Porsche to be versed with cylinder deactivation control. Under prejudiced load, a complement temporarily and undiscernibly shuts off 4 of a 8 cylinders. This reduces fuel expenditure by adult to 30 percent compared to a automobile regulating on 8 cylinders, depending on how many energy is indispensable while a engine is in four-cylinder mode.

The 2.9-liter V6 twin-turbo engine of a Panamera 4S develops a limit energy of 440 hp (20 hp some-more than a prior model) during 5,650 rpm. Between 1,750 and 5,500 rpm, a new six-cylinder delivers 405 lb-ft (21 lb-ft more) to a wheels. Weighing 4123 pounds according to DIN measurement, The Panamera 4S can strech 60 mph in usually 4.2 seconds (4.0 seconds with a Sport Chrono Package), and achieves a tip lane speed of 180 mph. Like a eight-cylinder engine of a Panamera Turbo, a six-cylinder engine of a Panamera 4S also has direct-injection nozzles that are positioned mainly in a explosion chamber. This injector position offers optimal combustion, limit potency and really good engine response. EPA rated fuel economy numbers will be accessible during a after date. The 4S and Turbo are also characterized by unusually grave and authentic sound.

Details of a new design: even some-more energetic proportions
The extraneous of a second era Panamera has also been sharpened. It is formed on really energetic proportions. The new Panamera is 198.8 inches / 5,049 mm (+1.3 in / 34 mm) long, 76.3 inches / 1,937 mm (+0.2 in / 6 mm) far-reaching and 56 inches / 1,423 mm (+0.2 in / 5 mm) high. Despite a slight boost in height, a four-door sedan looks many reduce and longer. This is essentially due to a reduced tallness above a back newcomer cell – 20 mm reduction than before – while progressing consistently good headroom. This changes a car’s altogether coming completely. The wheelbase has been increasing by 1.2 inches / 30 mm to 116.1 inches / 2,950 mm, stretching a car’s proportions. The front wheels were changed offer forward, shortening a front overhang and creation a stretch between a A-pillar and a front spindle even larger. The back overhang is somewhat longer, giving a automobile a some-more absolute appearance.

The Panamera has usually grown 6 millimeters in width, though visually it seems like several centimeters. This outcome is combined by facilities such as a A-shaped atmosphere intake, that extends out to a sides and creates a totally new front-end design. At a same time, a precisely designed crossbar in a executive radiator estuary emphasizes a car’s width. The arrow-shaped hood moves this visible outcome brazen and reduce interjection to a prominently contoured powerdome, whose lines now strech into a bumper. The reduce front finish was enabled by a new compress construction of a engines in a automobile concept. To a left and right of a powerdome, a hood blends precisely into a stronger flares of a front fenders – a customary Porsche pattern trait. LED headlights with their four-point LED daytime regulating lights, accessible in 3 versions, give a Panamera an atmosphere of confidence.

Like a hood, hatch, roof and fenders, a side physique is done wholly of aluminum, and resembles a conformation of a sports automobile some-more than ever interjection to a energetic roof line. At a rear, this roof line becomes a charismatic Porsche flyline – a particular lines that accoutre all of a brand’s coupés. Two precisely executed edges on a parallel roof line visually reduce a silhouette’s core of gravity. The coming of a side windows has also been restyled: a visually continual surface, together with a lines on a back body, creates a stylistic affinity to a Porsche 911. The doors and fenders seem three-dimensional, with occurrence light resplendent on their convex and concave surfaces generating robust tension. Air empty ports behind a front wheels offer as a pivotal pattern components in this area. The flared lips of a circle arches also stress a robust coming of a Panamera. They yield space for a 19-inch (4S), 20-inch (Turbo) and discretionary 21-inch amalgamate wheels.

The fact that a Panamera is not a required sedan is emphasized by a back some-more than from any other perspective. The ‘greenhouse’ – done adult of a roof, roof pillars, and window surfaces – is upheld by a absolute and extended shoulder section. The many distinguished components identifying a back physique are, though a doubt, a three-dimensional LED back lights with integrated four-point stop lights. The back lights are connected by a slight LED strip. Together, all of these elements emanate an observable night design. Integrated seamlessly and elegantly into a hatch, that facilities electric opening and shutting as standard, is a extendible back spoiler that is now finished in physique color. On a Panamera Turbo, a wing also splits as it extends, providing additional aspect area. A diffuser with integrated twin immaculate steel empty pipes left and right rounds out a back territory of a car. The Panamera 4S is characterized by spin tailpipes, while a Panamera Turbo facilities a trapezoidal tailpipe design.

Porsche doing truth – future-based interpretation
The new Panamera is characterized by a totally new interior design. In many areas, touch-sensitive surfaces reinstate classical buttons, and high-resolution displays confederate seamlessly into a interior. In a oppulance sedan segment, a digitalization of a Porsche interior, that began with a 918 Spyder, has reached a subsequent theatre of growth in a Panamera in a form of a new Porsche Advanced Cockpit. From a low chair position customary of sports cars, drivers are not usually supposing a fascinating perspective of a car’s fenders and powerdome, though also twin 7-inch displays that are placed directly in a driver’s line of steer for ideal ergonomics. The tachometer, that stays an analog instrument, is located between these twin displays. Meanwhile, a console between a motorist and a front newcomer is dominated by a 12.3-inch touchscreen of a subsequent era Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system. The motorist and front newcomer can set a pattern for this arrangement individually. Integrated into a PCM are facilities such as online navigation, a online functions of Porsche Connect, smartphone formation around Apple® Car Play™, and a new voice control complement that responds to healthy denunciation input. The PCM – with a high-end, high-resolution arrangement – transitions seamlessly into a black row judgment of a core console with a shift-by-wire rigging selector. A new control row with touch-sensitive switches on a core console enables discerning control of several functions. Even a louvers of a executive atmosphere opening are electrically practiced by touch-sensitive sliders. Rear passengers can control atmosphere conditioning and infotainment functions regulating a discretionary four-zone involuntary meridian control system.

In addition, a Porsche Panamera offers a high spin of variability, creation it really suitable for bland use with a 40:20:40 separate of a folding back dais backrests (ranging from 17.4 cu ft/495 liters to 46.0 cu ft/1,304 liters of luggage ability with a back seats folded). New options such as a breathtaking lean roof, massage seats, ambient lighting and a 3D high-end sound complement from Burmester® lift a spin of oppulance in a Panamera to new heights.

The new 2017 Porsche Panamera will make a coming during U.S. dealers in Jan 2017. Pricing for a Panamera 4S starts during $99,990, while a Panamera Turbo starts during $146,900, not including a $1,050 delivery, estimate and doing fee.


About Porsche Cars North America Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, a Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia given 1998, PCNA is also home to a initial Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile motorist growth track, business center, tellurian opening center, and excellent dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who yield parts, service, marketing, and training for 188 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 65-plus year story and care in a enrichment of automobile performance, reserve and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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