Porsche Panamera 2017: the sedan more sporty of the time in 4 keys

The most eagerly-awaited launch of Porsche has just produced, so we know the new Porsche Panamera, the second generation of its first saloon high-performance. The change in generation of Porsche Panamera will not only improvements in design or engines, but from Confidence speak of a substantial step forward betting firm to offer an arsenal of technological unprecedented, a qualitative leap in comfort and in luxury and an exaltation of the good sportsmanship to take the title of the sedan the fastest in the world.

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1 – New design: we are faced with a 911 4-door

The interior of the Porsche Panamera is the greatest revolution of Porsche design from years ago

The Porsche Panamera 2017 debuts a completely new design, evolved about what we already knew, but doing a patent influences of the current generation of the Porsche 911 and Porsche 718 Boxster. The nuances most representative of the air family the find on your headlights and your rear, where the new Panamera endorses the strokes have premiered the models cited. Externally, the Porsche Panamera changes, and changes a lot. It is 35 mm longer (5.049 mm length), 5 mm wider and 5 mm higher, plus account now with 30 mm of more battle.

On the inside is where all of lights find a absolute revolution. Porsche has listened to the criticism expressed about its design and has wanted to respond with a resounding qualitative leap that places the Porsche Panamera in a position of leadership among the sedans more premium. Despite the fact that the approach sports is predominant, we find details such as the new box instruments digital Porsche Advanced Cockpit with dual 7″screen – while retaining the classic design of Porsche with the tachograph analog -, a LCD touch screen of 12.3″ inches embedded in the dashboard and a centre tunnel, which introduces design and provision of tactile controls to break with the past.

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2 – a technological Leap unprecedented in Porsche

The Porsche Panamera will be a car dual, behavioral, sporty, but luxurious and technological at the same time

Porsche did not want the sporting spirit lastrara the Porsche Panamera against their more direct rivals such as the Mercedes S-Class, the BMW 7-Series or the Audi A8. Though by philosophy, the Porsche Panamera can be military in a niche where the Maserati Quattroporte would be its only rival, the new Panamera wants to sign a sales success and there is where it enters the deployment unprecedented technological.

The first big bet of the Porsche Panamera will be its ability to circulate semi-autonomous. The new Panamera will use a system of adaptive cruise control with function Stop&Go and advanced systems for the recognition of lane lines, radar, and video camera for driving alone on highways and recognize objects and pedestrians. This system is called the Porsche InnoDrive, and in addition it will be supplemented with system of night vision and a function co-driver virtual to get the maximum efficiency thanks to the management of the powertrain through variables such as the traffic, the slopes in our journey and the information gathered by the navigation system.

adoption of the latest generation of the system infoentrentenimiento Porsche PCM also ensures the latest in connectivity, with connection to the internet, navigation through the Google Maps and compatibility with systems such as Apple Car Play.

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3 – New engines V6 and V8 and PDK 8 relations

The Porsche Panamera is also a premiere very important in the range Porsche. All their engines are new, equipping mechanical V6 Twin-Turbo petrol and V8 Twin-Turbo diesel and gasoline. All the models equip a new generation of automatic change of double clutch PDK with 8 relations. In the same way, all the models will hit the market with all-wheel drive permanent serial electronic management of the torque between the axles. As a novelty, and in order to improve the agility in bends, the Porsche Panamera Turbo will use a system of wheels, turn signals on the back train.

porsche-panamera-2017-013The range of mechanical Porsche Panamera 2017 is structured in the following way:

Porsche Panamera Turbo: engine 4.0 V8 Twin-Turbo (two turbochargers Twin-Scoll) with 550 BHP of power at a rate of 5.750 rpm to 6,000 rpm, and torque of 850 Nm from 1000 Nm to 3.250 Nm. Will perform the 0-100 Km/h in 3,8 s (3,6 s with Sport package +) and reach a maximum speed of 306 Km/h. The average fuel consumption will be 9.4 – a 9.3 l/100 km

Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel: engine 4.0 V8 Twin-Turbo with 422 HP of power at a rate of 3,500 rpm to 5,000 rpm, and torque of 770 Nm from 1.960 Nm to 4,500 Nm. Will perform the 0-100 Km/h 4.5 s (4.3 s with Sport package +) and reach a maximum speed of 285 Km/h. The Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel is currently the vehicle of series production diesel engine the world’s fastest. This engine, although it shares similarities with the 4.0 V8 TDI for the 435 HP of the Audi SQ7, it is an entirely different, using a system of 2 turbocompresore in series, both of type VTG, although with the possibility of working with one or two turbos depending on the engine load. The average fuel consumption will be of 6,8 – 6,7 l/100 km

Porsche Panamera 4S: engine 2.9 V6 Twin-Turbo (two turbochargers Twin-Scoll) with 440 HP of power at a rate of 5.650 rpm to 6,600 rpm, and torque of 550 Nm between 1.750 Nm and 5,500 Nm. Will perform the 0-100 Km/h in 4.4 s (4,2 s with Sport package +) and reach a maximum speed of 289 Km/h. The average fuel consumption will be 8.2 – 8.1 l/100 km

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4 – One chassis to the height of the Porsche 911 Turbo

Although the refinement of the new Porsche Panamera was a forced to enhance their onboard comfort, the new Panamera wants to offer a behavior very athletic and effective on fast tracks. To do this, nothing better than to inherit solutions, such as the rear axle directional, the direction electro-mechanical Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Sport (PDCC Sport) or Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus.

Although Porsche has not wanted to disclose data on the weight of the new Porsche Panamera, yes, it has made several allusions to the intensive use of aluminum in the chassis, in elements of the suspension and the bodywork. It is assumed, that if there is a weight reduction as such, it does has managed to offer a better distribution of the masses in order to improve the dynamics of the car. Just at this point of note is that Porsche comes to us dropping pills on the excellent performance achieved in the new Porsche Panamera, something that has made us think of a record on tracks like the Nürburgring where it has carried out the development of the Panamera.

The reserves of the new Porsche Panamera can be made from this time and the first deliveries are planned for November of this year 2016.

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