2017 Porsche Panamera

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The new 2017 Porsche Panamera continues to offer a focused, fast and exceptionally well-mannered features. Other notable features include an athletic handling, plenty of options and variations, an impeccable cabin quality refinement and quality, and a scintillating acceleration. Its date of release judging by what online reports allege, should be expected next year in April. So you’ve got a lot of time to prepare.

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The Panamera model continues to arouse curiosity from would-be buyers partly due to its intricate design or its stylish cabin cues. For starters, this vehicle comes with an interior quality, feature content, and luxury galore worth to amuse entry-level luxury sedan buyers. Its performance is synonymous to that of the 911 but differs in terms of the exterior styling. Once released, it is almost certain that it will be a head turner.

Most of the amusement that the vehicle is expected to come with in a bigger part is due to the sheer number of trim levels it offers. 14 to be exact. These variations provide anything once would ever desire in a flagship sedan like a ballistic 570 horsepower, plenty of interior space, eco-friendliness and fuel-sipping engines, feature galore, customizations, and plenty of appealing options.

Due to unusual nature of the Panamera, there are hardly any alternatives available to compare it with. Although you could check out some top-rated sedans like the 2017 BMW 6 Series, the 2017 Audi RS 7/ S7, 2017 BMW 7 Series, 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, CLS-Class, or the 2017 .

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Available Trims – Porsche Panamera

The hatchback-styled 2017 Porsche Panamera is available in a walloping 14 trims: Base, Edition, 4S, S, GTS, E-Hybrid, Turbo, Turbo S, 4S Executive, Turbo Executive, Turbo S Executive, and the Exclusive trim.

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Interior Configurations & Exterior Changes – 2017 Porsche Panamera

Some of the features to expect from the RWD Panamera includes LED running lights, rear and front parking sensors, automatic climate control (dual-zone), eight-way heated power front seats, a 60/40-split rear seatback, partial leather upholstery, auto-dimming mirrors, bi-xenon automatic headlights, 18” wheels, and a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel.

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Standard technology features include a media player interface, HD and satellite radio, smartphone app integration, a 7” central display, a navigation system, a USB port, an 11-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth connectivity.

The S model adds adaptive suspension dampers, a turbocharged V6 engine, chrome window surrounds, quad exhaust tips, adaptive headlights, different 18-inch wheels, and a turbocharged V6 engine.

Next up is the S E-Hybrid trim which comes standard with speed sensitive steering assist, various vehicle functions, smartphone app connectivity, and hybrid-specific gauges.

The GTS gets a power telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, black window surrounds, exterior LED lighting, and simulated suede headliner, 19” wheels. Others include a 14-way sport adaptive seats, a sport steering wheel, adjustable bolsters, and driver memory settings.

The Turbo builds upon what the S offers plus 14-speaker Bose surround audio system, a full leather interior, power-adjustable steering wheel, LED headlights, an adaptive air suspension, 19” wheels, rear heated seats, and keyless entry and ignition.

The Turbo S gets even more exciting with its new range of add-ons such as 2-tone leather upholstery, a torque vectoring rear differential, adaptive antiroll bars, ceramic composite brakes, and 20” wheels.

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Still there? Lastly, the 4S Executive, Turbo S Executive and Turbo Executive offer almost the same standard features as the lower trims and further adds more icing on the cake through offering a 5.9” longer wheelbase, automatic climate control (4-zone), soft close doors for easy ingress and egress, an eight-way power rear seats, rear side sunshades, ventilated and heated front and rear seats, noise deterrent materials, and a rear interior lighting package.

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2017 Porsche Panamera Engine Specs

A 3.6L V6 engine rated at 310 hp and 295 lbs. of torque will power the base 2017 Porsche Panamera. It is estimated it’ll reach 60 mph in just under 6 seconds.

The S trim will come fitted with a 3.0L V6 engine good for 420 hp and 384 lbs. of torque and hits 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. Although we haven’t verified the ratings yet, Porsche says it will return fuel economy ratings of 17/27/21 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

The GTS will offer a 4.8L V8 naturally aspirated engine good for 440 hp and 384 lbs. of torque. It returns EPA fuel consumption ratings of 16/24/19 mpg.

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The Turbo S offers a tweaked version of the above version which cranks out a whopping 570 horsepower and 553 lbs. of torque. 3.6 seconds is all that it takes for it to hit 60 mph.

Finally, the E-Hybrid combines a 3.0L supercharged V6 with a 95-hp electric motor to offer an output of 416 horsepower. It only takes 4.7 seconds to hit 60 mph.

Specifications

  • Wheelbase: 115 in
  • Length: 197.4 in
  • Width: 76 in
  • Passenger volume: N/A
  • Cargo volume: 15.7 cu.ft.
  • Curb weight: 3902 lbs
  • Top Speed: 175 mph
  • 0-60: 4.0 sec
  • MPG: 18/28 (city/highway)
  • Available Exterior Colors: Agate Grey Metallic, Amethyst Metallic, Black, Carbon Grey Metallic, Carmine Red Metallic, Carrara White Metallic, Chestnut Brown Metallic…
  • Towing Capacity: 4,850 lbs

Price Estimate & Date Of Release – 2017 Porsche Panamera

Its date of release judging by what online reports allege, should be expected next year in April. Once available, the Hybrid model will cost you an MSRP starting from $96,100, and $78,100 for the 2017 Porsche Panamera.

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