Porsche is expanding the new Panamera range with new variants, including a flagship variant with 514 kW (700 hp) and 870 Nm of maximum torque. The most powerful member of the completely redesigned product line is now the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, which combines a 420 kW (571 hp) 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine with a 136 hp electric motor. (100 kW). Its all-electric range has been extended by the 30% thanks to a new 17.9 kWh battery and optimized driving modes.
New variants of the Porsche Panamera
The same applies to the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, where the electric unit is still supplemented by a 2.9-litre V6 biturbo engine (243 kW/330 hp), resulting in a system output of 340 kW (462 hp). The new Panamera model is complemented by the 4S variant, which reaches 324 kW (440 hp) and uses all the newly improved chassis, design, equipment and infotainment solutions.
Hybrid trio for even more electric driving pleasure
With the recently introduced new variant of the Panamera 4S E-Hybrid with a system output of 412 kW (560 hp), the Panamera range includes for the first time three plug-in hybrids – each with a choice of three body styles: sports sedan, executive (long-wheel base) and sports tourism. In this way, Porsche is systematically developing its E-Performance strategy. The heart of the transmission is the electric motor, which is integrated into an 8-speed dual clutch transmission (PDK). It continues to deliver 100 kW (136 hp) and a maximum torque of 400 Nm. Combined with the various combustion units on offer, this unit delivers superior performance. With the standard Sport Chrono package and a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine now producing 420 kW (571 hp) instead of the previous 404 kW (550 hp), the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid needs 3 engines to get going. down to zero. -100 km/h sprint in 2 seconds - 0.2 seconds less than its predecessor. Top speed increased by 5 km/h to 315 km/h. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, by contrast, can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds (-0.2 seconds) and has a top speed of 280 km/h (+2 km/h).
Through the use of optimized cells, the total capacity of the high-voltage battery has been increased from 14.1 kWh to 17.9 kWh, and driving modes have been redesigned for even more energy-efficient use. The new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid offers up to 50 km of all-electric range (WLTP EAER City; NEDC: up to 59 km), while the zero local emissions Panamera 4 E-Hybrid can travel up to 56 km (WLTP EAER cycle). City; NEDC: up to 64 km). Porsche plug-in hybrids are best charged at home, either from a regular household outlet or from an industrial one. Depending on the model, the charging power can be up to 7.2 kW using a standard Porsche mobile charger. Charging is also possible at public charging stations using a Type 3 cable.
Even more expressive look and improved connectivity
The new Panamera 4S, still powered by a 324 kW (440 hp) 2.9-litre V6 biturbo engine, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds with the Sport Chrono package (-0.1 seconds ), and its speed is maximum. is 295 km/h (+6 km/h). The car has all the features optimized in the latest model update and comes standard with the Sport Design front apron, which was previously available as an option. It features a spectacular filling of holes in the bumper and large side air intakes for cooling, as well as a single-row arrangement of headlights. The new front end of the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid features twin C-shaped Turbo front lighting modules and larger side air intakes. The redesigned tail light line now runs smoothly through the tailgate and has been specially adapted to the contour. The options list includes, among others, Exclusive Design blackout taillights with dynamic welcome/farewell animation, three new 20-inch and 21-inch wheel designs and two new body colors (Cherry Metallic and Truffle Brown Metallic).
Porsche Communication Management (PCM) offers a higher resolution display as well as additional digital features and services such as enhanced online voice control (Voice Pilot), risk radar with lane and hazard information, Apple® CarPlay wireless connectivity and numerous connect services.
Better performance, more comfort
The suspension and controls of all variants of the new Panamera have been optimized for both sporty and comfortable driving. In some cases, an entirely new control strategy has been implemented. The next generation steering system and new tires provide better lateral dynamics and greater steering precision. The flagship variant of the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is equipped as standard with all modern suspension and steering systems such as Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Sport (PDCC Sport) electrical roll stabilization including Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus), power steering rear axle Plus steering and Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB).
The new Panamera variants are already available for order. The first cars will appear at dealers in early December 2020. Prices for the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid start at $476,000. c.u. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), Panamera 4S - from 546 thousand c.u. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), and Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid - from 924 thousand c.u. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).