– 27,800 dinars, the price of the basic model of the “Panamera” with a rear-wheel drive system
The new Porsche Panamera has always been distinguished by its diversity and disparate features. It is a sports car par excellence, a spacious saloon and a pioneer in the use of hybrid engines.
Porsche has recently worked on improving and developing the basic equipment for the second generation of the Panamera, which has been on the market since 2016, and thus Kuwait is awaiting the arrival of the latest model in its upgraded form in early March 2021.
The new Panamera has a wider set of characteristics, combining the performance of a sports car with the comfort of a large saloon.
The Panamera Turbo S comes equipped with a 630-metric horsepower (463 kilowatt) engine, which strongly supports the sports car company’s claim that it provides best-in-class performance.
The new top model surpasses previous performance figures for the “Panamera Turbo” by a large margin, based on Porsche’s commitment to its “E-Performance” electric vehicle strategy, as it introduced the “Panamera 4S E-Hybrid”, which represents a new addition to the model range. Hybrids, featuring an all-new engine with a capacity of 560 horsepower (412 kW).
The fully electric power mileage has been enhanced by up to 30 percent, and the comfort and sportiness features of the car are enhanced thanks to improvements in the body and control systems, as well as the new generation of steering control systems and new tires.
This comes at a time when the basic model of the Panamera will be available in the rear-wheel drive system in Kuwait, at a price starting from 27,800 dinars.
The new Panamera Turbo S engine provides 80 metric horsepower (59 kW) more power and 50 Nm of torque than the previous turbo model equipped with a combustion engine. The engine capacity in the new model is 630 hp (463 kW) and provides The torque is 820 Nm.
This development had a significant positive impact on driving performance. In “Sport Plus” driving mode, the “Turbo S” model accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.1 seconds.
The famous “V8” engine equipped with a four-liter twin-turbocharger, which was designed in Weissach and manufactured in Zuffenhausen, was completely developed to enable the car to reach its maximum speed of 315 km / h.
In order to transfer the tremendous power to the road and maximize the performance while cornering, the three-chamber air suspension system, the Porsche Active Suspension Control System (PASM) and the Porsche Sport Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC Sport) system have been customized and developed. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) for each model.
The new Panamera Turbo S showed its exceptional capabilities and superior performance on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, so that test driver Lars Kern succeeded in passing the 20.832 km lap on the track known as the most difficult race track in the world, with a time of 7: 29.81 minutes, It is a new record for a full roll in the large car category.
The car’s structure and steering control systems have been improved to enhance comfort and sporty performance in all new Panamera cars, and some systems have been completely redesigned.
The Porsche Active Suspension Control (PASM) system has significantly enhanced comfort levels, while the Porsche Sport Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC Sport) system has improved the stability of the chassis, at a time when new cars are being equipped with a new generation of steering systems and tires.
A bold presence
The new Panamera models now come equipped with a “Sport Design” sport package at the front as a basic equipment from the factory, after it was previously an optional equipment.
The equipment includes a stylish front grille, large side air inlets and a front lighting unit with mono lighting strip.
The all-new front end of the Panamera S features larger side air vents and new design elements painted in the vehicle’s color, which are linked together horizontally to highlight its width, while the lighting units in the dual headlights with “Turbo” technology have become more distant.
The developed lighting strip in the back extends over the trunk lid with symmetrical lines, and it connects elegantly and smoothly with the new LED taillights.