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Panamera Turbo S is a Ultimate Porsche Gran Turismo

550-horspower sports sedan delivers performance, passion and luxury

ATLANTA – Mar 30, 2011 — With a new four-door Panamera Turbo S, Porsche once again raises a bar for sporty four-door oppulance cars by delivering ultra high opening and efficiency, sports-car-like pushing dynamics and first-class comfort in a quite Porsche package.

Porsche will exhibit a many absolute Panamera for a initial time in North America on Apr 20, 2011 during a New York International Auto Show.

The engine in a new top-of-the-line Panamera is formed on a already proven and absolute twin-turbocharged V8 engine in a Panamera Turbo. The 4.8 liter, V8 engine in a Turbo S achieves a limit outlay of 550 horsepower, that is 10 percent some-more than a 500 horsepower delivered by a Panamera Turbo. The torque is also increasing over a Turbo from 516 lb-ft to 553 lb-ft. In a Sport and Sport Plus mode of a customary Sport Chrono Package Turbo, a overboost duty temporarily generates additional torque with a rise rating of 590 lb.-ft.

The energy boost delivered in a Panamera Turbo S can be attributed to dual categorical enhancements: softened twin turbochargers with titaniumaluminum turbines and a mutated engine control. Titaniumaluminum reduces a turbine and compressor wheel’s weight, that formula in a quicker turbo response that improves a engine’s agility.

The challenging powerplant that lies underneath a hood of a Panamera Turbo S is able of moving it to sports-car scurry times. With a assistance of Launch Control, a newest Panamera can strech 60 mph in only 3.6 seconds. The tip lane speed is 190 mph. And notwithstanding this increasing performance, fuel expenditure is approaching to sojourn allied to a Panamera Turbo that delivers an EPA rating of 15 mpg city/23 mpg highway (18 mpg combined). Official EPA-certified fuel economy total for a Panamera Turbo S will be accessible when a automobile goes on sale in North America.

Even for a world-class oppulance car, a Panamera Turbo S boasts an unusually high spin of extensive features. In gripping with a sporty concept, it comes versed with a many critical driving-dynamic control systems. For example, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) is an active anti-roll complement that significantly reduces parallel physique transformation during corning, that enhances stability, doing and altogether passenger comfort. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) is also customary and works to assistance safeguard higher traction and higher-performance cornering by requesting a non-static torque separate to a back wheels in multiple with an electronically tranquil back differential lock. Also customary is Porsches modernized speed-sensitive Servotronic steering system, a sports empty system, and a Sport Chrono Package Turbo that serve tunes a engine and cessation during a hold of a Sport Plus button.

While a sporting impression of a new Panamera Turbo S is many apparent behind a wheel, a car’s extraneous tastefully exudes a high-performance ambitions. The new 20-inch Turbo II wheels with increasing back spindle lane width, side skirts from a Porsche Exclusive operation and a adaptive four-way fluctuating back spoiler demonstrate a car’s chosen opening abilities. Inside, a alloy of exclusivity and sportiness is conveyed in a interior by a customary bi-color leather finish. A new multiple of black/cream is offering exclusively for a new Panamera Turbo S with Agate Grey/cream also being combined as an disdainful choice after this year. Agate Gray Metallic will also be an disdainful extraneous color.

The new Porsche Panamera Turbo S will go on sale in a U.S. later this spring, and will have a MSRP of $173,200, incompatible $975 for smoothness and destination.

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 196 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

Contact: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Steve Janisse
General Manager, Public Relations
770-290-3690
[email protected]

Dave Engelman
Product Communications Manager
770-290-3617
[email protected]

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