Porsche is coming up with a new Panamera model; the 2018 Porsche Panamera; a wagon that is not only well redesigned but also economically friendly. This Panamera Sport Turismo having being revealed at the 2012 Paris Auto Show is a stone throw away from being released. This has kept lovers sitting tight as they anticipate for the landing of this Porsche Panamera Sport. Although this Porsche is yet to be released, there are some speculations out there in regards to the possible design and powertrain. Porsche fans should plan to see advanced changes in this new 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo.
2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Redesign
The exact details about the new exterior are still vague. The big question is whether the Panamera Sport Turismo will try to maintain its visual nature, or will come with robust changes. However, recent pictures showing us that Panamera didn’t get too much refreshment. For sure, there will be used updated Porsche design DNA. Changes at the back of the car will incorporate a bigger, more squared-off hatch, which changes the way the back looks, including the taillights and bumpers.
The taillights are more slender and are joined by a red stripe. On the roof there will be the adaptive spoiler, which can move in three positions, depends on the style of driving. Its task is to increase downforce to the rear axle(up to 50 kg). Everything considered, the new Panamera might be 200 inches long, 77 inches wide and 57 inches tall. The wheelbase will be expanded to 115 inches, which speaks to an expansion of 1 inch. Besides, the front wheels(21 inches) may have been moved further forward, which will give the car a better look.
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo 2018 Interior
The new 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo’s interior will definitely be equipped with great features. It will be almost the same as in the last Panamera, but not the same; elements such steer wheel, cabin, and seats remain pretty the same. Additionally, the vehicle will a great infotainment with 14 speakers of 585 watts. The PMC implies Porsche Communication Management will be additionally incorporated into the vehicle. On the 7 inches touch screen, there are possibilities for the correspondence applications, route and numerous different potential outcomes.
Everything else inside is unaltered including leather seats, leather steer wheel with gearbox shifter. However, the Steer wheel has been overhauled and hopes to highlight signal control catches on the left and right spokes. The outline of the entryway trim boards and seats haven’t changed much, yet the entryways do highlight a bigger storage(520-litre capacity), with all seats down it goes up to 1,390 liters. The back seats are entirely like those of the previous model; however, that middle comfort has now been intensely revised. All told, the inside, in an irregular sort of way, unites old and new and mixes it all together in an ideal way that is available.
Some of the new/old driving technologies will be adaptive cruise control, Porsche Advanced Cockpit, Porsche Traction Management, electronic roll stabilization system, Porsche InnoDrive, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control, adaptive air suspension(S model)…
Engine and Performance
As at present there is little to mention about what this shooting brake will have under its hood. However, rumors indicate that the Porsche Panamera Hybrid will have an engine pretty similar to the Sedan’s which have a bi-turbo 2.9-liter V6 engine that makes 440hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Thusly the Panamera Sport Turismo is likely to have a 4.0 liter V8 powertrain that will produce 550 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 Porsche Panamera is as fast as 160.9 mph. Its acceleration is top-notch, in five seconds it will accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph.
Price and Release date
Little has been heard about the price and the release date of this new 2018 Porsche. However, word has spread that there is a high chance that this shooting brake will be released early 2018 and feature in dealerships in the Next Geneva Motor Show. The Panamera Sport will surely move on to the US markets after its initial display in Europe, the rumor about price is 158,604 euro. Other estimates indicate that the price of this 2018 Porsche could cost slightly higher than the regular four-door Panamera. Its official premiere is scheduled for the Next Geneva Motor Show.
2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo photos