Last year, Porsche gave its Panamera model a complete redesign. As the new design carries on into the 2018 model year, the Panamera also gets two brand new trim levels - the Panamera Sport Turismo and the Turbo S E-Hybrid. If you are looking for a large and luxurious sedan that is one hundred percent performance-focused, read on the learn about the 2018 Panamera, it may be the perfect vehicle you've been looking for.
If you go with a Panamera, you have quite a choice of power options, there are actually five different powertains available for the 2018 model. Let's start with the base model, it is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6, and puts out 330 hp, and 331 lb-ft. The Panamera 4 uses the same engine as the base but adds all-wheel drive. Panamera 4S gets its power from a twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6, that pushes out 440 hp, and 405 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with all-wheel-drive, as well as a dual exhaust system. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid also uses the 2.9-liter engine, but also an electric motor and 14-kWh lithium-ion battery, giving the driver around 30 miles of all-electric driving range. If you want something that is performance-oriented, the Turbo model is the one to go with. A twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 is found under its hood, putting out a whopping 550 hp, and 567 lb-ft. of torque. Rounding out the engine option is the brand new Turbo S E-Hybrid. It adds the hybrid components to Turbo model, giving you 680 hp. All Panameras are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Regardless of the model or powertrain you go with, you are sure to find any Panamera as fast and sporty as you might expect.
It sure does. In fact, even the base model is loaded with cabin features that can only be found in a luxury vehicle. Standard equipment includes, just to name a few, LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof, power-folding and auto-dimming side mirrors with heating, keyless ignition, eight-way power-adjustable front seats with heating, 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, Bluetooth, a wide-view 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, and much more. All Panameras are four-seaters, with a middle-rear-seat option. An Executive body style, which is a longer version of the Panamera, is available on any trim above base. Going with that body style adds nearly 6 inches of rear legroom. Porsche also offers an available Sport Turismo body style, giving owners the chance to have a bigger hatchback cargo area. There are many standalone, as well as bundled add-on features, keeping true to Porsche's emphasis on owners being able to customize their cars. These include a variety of wheel, paint, and interior trim options, a sport exhaust, a heated steering wheel, a 21-speaker Burmester audio system, ventilated front and rear seats, massaging front and rear seats, and a dual-screen rear entertainment system. To summarize, the Panamera comes loaded even at the base level, but if you have a specific taste or style, the options are there for you to create your perfect, dream car.
With the Panamera's redesign last year, you would expect the 2018 model to simply be a carry-over. But Porsche stepped up, once again, by adding two new models for prospective buyers to choose from, including a super powerful hybrid, and the Sport Turismo, for those that need added cargo area. The Panamera is fast, powerful, and luxurious; it does its job carrying the Porsche brand name. Len Stoler Porsche has a great selection of Panamera models; if you would like to come see one in person or take a test drive, stop by our dealership today.Apply for FinancingSchedule Service