Porsche Panamera 2017
Best suitable car that gives joy of both sport & Luxury sedan you name it Porsche Panamera. This car was started its journey in 2009 and from that day it is still in 2nd generation. Panamera particularly designed to get attention for Porsche cars and increasing Porsche demands. 2017 is the beginning of 2nd generation panamera that in comparing with older generation has longer & wider body with lower roof that gives it sleek and more athletic look.
This vehicle has sport oriented much improved design than predecessor that defines the overall engaging and indulgent drive of the vehicle.
Panamera front is simple that has no grill but lack of grill full filled using front bumper that has larger air vents with bars horizontally from one end to other. There are no fog lamps on front but it surely didn’t need in the presence of projector high/low beam headlamps.
Side profile of vehicle look more attractive, this is the side from where overall design of panamera looks more appealing. It has 19 inch aluminum alloy wheels available in black and silver colors.
Rear of panamera has smart narrow LED tail lights having great appearance & spoiler that come out on applying sport mode. This 2nd generation panamera has more sleek body with high aerodynamics.
Panamera’ interior is so good with leather seat trim, door trim and leather upholstery dashboard; this is where you accept car with this price. Panamera cabin composed of top tier material with really tasteful design that has less buttons and large infotainment screen fitted at perfect place right in the range of driver.
As there are no hard button present on centre console and for infotainment screen that’s why it’s all functions controlled using touch sensible button or interface. It has clean and clear modern interface but before going on road one must have to understand operating.
Engine and Transmission:
This Panamera rear wheel drive has powered using 3.0 Liter twin turbo charged V6 engine that produces 330 horse power with 448 nm@ 1340 Rpm peak torque.
Top speed of panamera is 180 miles per hour and has fuel efficiency of 21 miles per gallon in city while 28 miles per gallon on highway.
Panamera has different versions like Plugin Panamera E Hybrid, E Hybrid Turbo S and many others but all of versions has 8 speed Porsche dopplekupplung (PDK) automatic transmission that gives smooth gear changes and direct throttle response that you usually expect from manual transmission.
Ride quality of panamera is outstanding; it has sharp predictable steering & tipped like grip that make panamera effortlessly quick through corners. Panamera has porshce dynamic chassis control electromechanical roll bars that keep the vehicle flatten corners. This has multiple driving modes including sport, normal, individual and sport plus that all work using different steering, transmission and chassis behavior.
Despite of having low roof this vehicle has enough head and leg room but if you want more leg room than you can go for panamera executive that is 5.9 inch large than current version. It has gas pressurized shock absorbers that give comfortable ride and if you need more comfort you can have optional adaptive air suspensions. Its front seats are 8 ways power adjustable become more relaxing with dual zone climate control.
There are lot of features panamera has that all listed below.
- Electronic stability control (ESC)
- ABS and driveline traction control
- Side impact beams
- Dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted side airbags
- Park Assist front and rear parking sensors
- Tire specific low tire pressure warning
- Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
- Curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags
- Airbag occupancy sensor
- Driver and passenger knee airbag and rear side impact airbag
- Rear child safety locks
- Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: height adjusters and pretensioners
- Back up camera
- Price of Porsche Panamera in USA = 86,049 $
- Price of Porsche Panamera in Pakistan (Base Model) = 24,21,7100 PKR
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