When Porsche decided to produce a full four seat, five door sports car they were determined not to water down any of the legendary abilities of their sports cars. In 2007 when it was first launched they certainly came near to achieving this however, there were a number of flaws and the bloated looks were not received too well.
This second-generation Panamera shares just one thing - its name. Apart from that, the car is all new, built on a new chassis, with new turbocharged engines a completely redesigned and more luxurious cabin and looks that are now capable of turning heads and gaining envy.
The Panamera has undergone a transformation that now firmly places it as one of the most capable sports saloons that money can buy. Numerous improvements have been made to the cars performance and handling, along with upgrades in the design, technology and refinement.
From the outside the designers have successfully achieved a look that, despite the cars sizable proportions, clearly shouts out 911 thanks to its flowing lines and unmistakably 911 touches such as the bonnet line set off with LED headlamps and a sloping rear end.
The outside changes are more than matched inside where the cabin is simply magnificent. A centrally placed chevron of touch sensitive buttons sits below an enormous high definition display. Despite a high-tech look and feel everything in the car is straightforward and simple to use. The overall design and execution is one of simply faultless luxury in every single detail. Whilst having good looks both out and in the car is also practical for up to four people with a large hatch for all of their luggage and plenty of additional stowage areas.
The performance is also pure Porsche and this S model can reach 62mph in just 3.6 seconds and go on to reach 190mph. It is not just about power though as the chassis and sports suspension keeps everything in order.
Make a special occasion super special or make a statement during business or pleasure trips this car is simply stunning with real status. Drive it now, just call The Dream Collection.
Porsche Panamera S has PDK, various sports setting with paddle shift to suite your driving style, heated memory seats in the front with satellite navigation and smartphone connectivity.
Facts about the Porsche Panamera
It's the first Porsche engine to feature cylinder deactivation. This technology helps the car to return a very impressive fuel economy rating of 18 mpg city, 25 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined. That is in line with a Honda Accord – pretty impressive for a four seat, 190mph super saloon.
There is a rumor that the Panamera S has more lines of code than commercial jetliners This makes some sense as Porsche Advanced Cockpit offers so much and makes you feel like a real pilot.