At speeds of up to approximately 37 mph, the system uses gentle steering inputs to keep the vehicle in the middle of the lane, regulates the distance from vehicles in front and follows the queue ahead where system limitations allow. The infotainment applications can be operated conveniently using the 12-inch touchscreen display or rotary pushbutton control. The iconic Porsche has a sparse interior, with little to distract from its mission of raw performance. You decide: seat variants, leather or two-tone interior schemes? Comfortable, for a long journey in a party of four. Gears 1 to 6 have a sports ratio and top speed is reached in 6th gear. Overall, what a great car!!!! Since the very beginning, we at Porsche have been dedicated to realizing customer wishes as part of our special request service.
Services With Porsche Connect and the Connect Plus module, you have access to a range of helpful services, such as real-time traffic information. Lane Change Assist with Turn Assist Lane Change Assist uses radar sensors to monitor the areas to the rear of the vehicle and the blind spots on either side. Spec box Model 2010 Porsche Panamera Trim 4S Powertrain Direct injection 4. Looks Less Controversial in the Flesh, Turbo Is Wicked Quick The shape of the Panamera has been controversial, but we think it looks better on the road than in photos. We were also impressed by fuel economy from such a big and powerful engine. The brake discs are internally vented and slotted.
From 2009 to 2016, the bodies were built at the in. You can choose from seven lighting colors and customize their intensity. The Panamera ran contrary to the company's signature offerings, particularly its light two-door rear-engine sports cars like the 911. Navigation includes 3D maps, and the Bose stereo produces a nicely refined sound. He told me about the prices and showed me some pictures. The turning circle is reduced, agility is increased and parking becomes noticeably easier to manage.
First gear, on the other hand, is extremely short, and the shift from first to the preselected second occurs virtually unnoticed. For sporty drivers — and their sporty companions — our engineers and designers have created the next Panamera. While this auxiliary interface is nice, the main interface is a typical touch screen in the center of the dashboard. Porsche declares that the combined powertrain is proficient for 0-62 mph acceleration in less than six seconds, and that the Sport Turismo can exceed 80 mph while running purely on electric power. We found route calculation to be quick and route guidance graphics very readable.
Before it reaches the cabin, the air in the automatic climate control system is passed through an ionizer. Porsche also offers an air suspension with the Panamera, which can change the ride height by an inch, but we didn't have that option on our car. People absolutely love this car. Four-zone automatic climate control features individual temperature setting controls for the driver and front passenger, and separate ones for each seat in the rear, too. I had a 911 15 years back so I know Porsche and the superior engineering behind the gloss.
The Panamera models are equipped as standard with 19-inch wheels. In 2011, hybrid and diesel versions were launched. In April 2013, a facelift to the Panamera was announced, making its debut again at the Shanghai Auto Show. The one-piece brake calipers have an enclosed construction. The more prominent sculpting of the side creates the customary Porsche waistline and sense of lightness. .
But it is not made of the same charmed isotopes as the 911, and therefore not a Porsche. By continually re-evaluating and reinventing. But the shift buttons on the steering wheel were a surprisingly poor choice on Porsche's part. And because a Porsche is always heading in the direction of the future, the new Panamera models are fully digitally networked thanks to Porsche Connect. There are two separate ones. The reversing camera facilitates precise reverse parking and maneuvering.
The long wheelbase versions were only available on 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S models. On the left-hand side of the tachometer is the speedometer. The Turbo S version followed up in 2014. Using the same drivetrain seen in the —an Audi-sourced supercharged 3. No, Porsche came up with a unique new car that stands on its own in the model lineup. If the rear wheels threaten to spin under acceleration, a greater proportion of drive force is distributed to the front by a more powerful engagement of the multi-plate clutch.
Clearly perceived rounded transitions, powerful muscles and a sharpened sports car silhouette emphasize the precision of the new design. It is perfect for me and my wife, and when I have business travel, my co-workers beg me to drive to the airport, and I do! The iPod interface shows the number of items in each music library category. From these data, the control unit of the Porsche 4D Chassis Control system determines the effect on the actual driving state of the car and modifies the damping force on each of the wheels in accordance with the selected mode. In other words, maximum responsiveness — for a period of approximately 20 seconds. Implemented for the first time at Porsche in the Panamera, the system uses the knowledge gained from its prediction horizon of up to 1.
The production version of the Porsche Panamera was unveiled at the 13th International Automobile Show in , on April 2009. But the addition of two turbochargers increases the available torque from 369 lb-ft in the Panamera S and 4S to a maximum of 516 lb-ft in the Turbo—or 568 lb-ft if you order the optional Sport Chrono package. My sales person Nick was very responsive and not pushy at all. On 20 April 2007, a spy video of the Porsche Panamera became available on the Internet. Unsourced material may be challenged and. Appreciable stress relief and greater comfort on long drives.