2016 Porsche Panamera for the first model has been presented in International Automobile Show in Shanghai. It was a hybrid and diesel version that was designed for 2013 model year. The name of Panamera is basically drived from the acronym of Carrera Panamericana race. It is related to Porsche Carrera. The German automaker produced this high-class sport car because the high popularity.
2016 Porsche Panamera Exterior and Interior
2016 Porsche Panamera as the second generation and the previous model has been unveiled in 2009. Now, this car is one of the most anticipated car in the market with nine different versions depends on the engine and performance. You could find out the regular Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera Diesel, Panamera S, Panamera S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo, Panamera Turbo S, Panamera 4S and Panamera GTS. It goes with some improvements especially for the style that will make those cars as 2016 Porsche Panamera models go with more stylish look than the current model. Moreover as luxury car, all series are built with high-quality materials from the bodywork to the cabin. It is not surprising that there will be a higher level of comfort you could find out in 2016 Porsche Panamera.
2016 Porsche Panamera Specs
Speaking about the powertrain, the company will keep the same engines for every line up but some improvements are ready to offer. For the base model, it goes with V6 engine 3.6 liter to generate the output for about 304 horsepower and 295 pounds of torque. This engine works for manual and six-speed gearbox to reach the top speed for about 162 mph for 2016 Porsche Panamera. The diesel version will go with V6 engine turbo-diesel 3.0 liter to generate 253 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. It has 55 mph for the top speed and the engine is paired to dual clutch 7-speed ZF PDK. About S, 4S, GTS, Turbo and Turbo S there will be the same V8 engine 4.8 liter to generate various outpus and gearbox. The engine is supported by six-speed manual and there is 7-speed dual clutch or eight-speed automatic Tiptronic S. Speaking about the power output, the engine has 405, 436, 507 and also 557 horsepower along with 369, 384, 516 and also 553 pounds-torque. For the hybrid engine, it has V6 superhcarged engine 3.0 liter to generate 385 horsepower and also 428 lb-ft of torque as the top speed goes with 168 mph to 190 mph for Turbo S version.
2016 Porsche Panamera Release Date and Price
There is no doubt that the new generation from this all-new model goes with some improvement especially for the body work. The car will offer the price tag from $78,000 to $200,000 and the release date goes at Frankfurt for the first presentation to be released as the 2017 model year for 2016 Porsche Panamera.