First drive 2014 Porsche Panamera S Driving

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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

First drive: 2014 Panamera S


MUNICH, – In the face of outcries of blasphemy purists, the Panamera — Porsche’s four-door, four-passenger luxury — quickly became a global success after its debut for In Canada last year, the sat third behind the new 911 Carrera 2+2 and the Cayenne SUV in overall sales.

In markets, though, like the States and China, the Porsche sedan has become Porsche’s model, mainly as an alternative to luxobarge sedans like the A8, BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S Class. So it came time for the Panamera’s mid-cycle facelift, Porsche a “don’t mess with approach.

For the new 2014 models in Canada this fall, are the usual detail styling such as new front and rear updates, tweaks to the interior and new convenience and driver assistance There’s also a new, Executive model for Panamera who prefer to be chauffeured. But the biggest can be found under the 2014 long, front engine where the issue of ever-tightening economy regulations continues to be

The most fuel-efficient and technically new model is the $113,300 (all prices) 2014 Panamera S a vehicle Porsche claims is world’s first luxury hybrid.” Compared to the outgoing Hybrid’s 7.1 L/100 km estimate on the cycle, the new plug-in version a remarkable 3.1 and up to 36 kilometres of driving electric power only.

On the engine front, the 2014 will continue to offer choices. The base model a carryover 3.6-litre six-cylinder, 310 horsepower, in both the rear-wheel-drive ($89,500) and all-wheel-drive Panamera 4 The RWD $129,400 Panamera GTS’s eight-cylinder with 440 hp also as does the $161,800 AWD Panamera which uses a blown of the V8, making 520 hp and now also available the stretched Executive body for

Thinking ahead, Porsche the facelifted Porsche Panamera S and Panamera Turbo S Executive arrive in 2014.

We’ll a full test drive of new Panamera S E-Hybrid in the future, but the gas models, the big news is the $106,600 RWD S, $112,500 AWD Panamera 4S and $143,600 4S Executive models. Replacing year’s naturally aspirated eight-cylinder is a twin-turbocharged 3.0L a heavily reworked version of the unit in the base models. But panic, Porsche’s made the from eight to six cylinders as as possible.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

For starters, the Panamera S’s new twin-turbo V6 420 hp (20 more than the older V8) and 384 of torque (on par with the new GTS). On top of the two Porsche has also added a new system and variable valve on both the intake and exhaust To save fuel, a new extended function deactivates the engine when coasting to a stop. for the Panamera S E-Hybrid (which an eight-speed automatic transmission) all Panamera models use a seven-speed Doppelkupplung (PDK) dual-clutch

Except for the PDK in the Panamera GTS, the now features a coasting function the clutches open when occurs, which Porsche helps improve highway economy.

All this engineering effort has the 2014 Panamera S quicker and fuel efficient. Its zero to 100 time has dropped from 5.4 to 5.1 Porsche is also estimating an 18% in fuel consumption compared to the Panamera S’s 12.9 L/100 km and 8.3 highway estimates.

After an afternoon on both two- and Bavarian roads, it’s to imagine any 2014 Panamera S crying, “I could have had a I was never a fan of the truck-like nature of the old V8, so the ease in which the new blown-V6 the rather large car from in such a refined and robust way cements the argument that has made the right decision in the Panamera S’s engine bay. engine department added a shaft above the turbo-six’s for smoothness. As well, the V6 is lighter the V8, its lower 90-degree cylinder angle drops the Panamera’s of gravity and allows the mill to be further back toward the of the car to improve the vehicle’s handling and high-speed stability.

For Panamera owners who may prefer to be I also spent some in the back seat of the new Panamera 4S The 15 centimetre longer wheelbase up even more rear for limo-like comfort. All Executive also receive Porsche’s air which along with the wheelbase, delivers excellent comfort.

As a driving tool for the the Porsche Panamera continues to be a alternative to the typical big German sedan, and the updates and refinements for make it only more so.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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