300-hp 3.6-liter V6; 400-hp 4.8-liter V8; 430-hp 4.8-liter V8; 500-hp 4.8-liter turbocharged V8; 550-hp .8-liter turbocharged V8; 3.0-liter V6 with 35kW electric motor
7-speed automated manual
Safety equipment (standard):
dual-stage front airbags, front passenger knee airbags, front passenger side-impact airbags, full cabin curtain-style head protection airbags with rollover deployment, rear park assist, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitor
Safety equipment (optional):
front park assist, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control
4 years/50,000 miles
Specifications As Tested
Model tested (MSRP):
Porsche Panamera 4 ($80,450)
leather seating, 8-way power-adjustable front seats with driver position memory, dual-zone automatic climate control with cabin air filter, AM/FM 235-watt stereo with 11 speakers and single CD, Porsche Communication Management system with seven-inch touch screen, navigation system and trip computer, Bluetooth device connectivity, manual tilt/telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, power windows, locks and mirrors, split-folding rear bucket seats, power liftgate, floor mats, adaptive rear spoiler; Porsche Active Suspension Management variable suspension; 18-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires
Options as tested (MSRP):
20-inch 911 Turbo II wheels ($3,770); color crest wheel centers ($185); Carbon Gray metallic paint ($790); adaptive air suspension with PASM ($3,980); front and rear park assist ($600); full black leather interior ($3,665); Sport Chrono Plus Package ($1,330); Bose Audio Package ($1,990); front seat ventilation ($800); ski bag ($405); heated steering wheel ($270)
Gas guzzler tax:
Price as tested (MSRP):
3.6-liter dohc 24v direct-injection V6 with VVT
Horsepower (hp @ rpm):
300 @ 6200
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm):
295 @ 3500
7-speed dual-clutch automated manual with full automatic mode
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:
Head/hip/leg room, f:
Head/hip/leg room, m:
Head/hip/leg room, r:
44.6 cu. ft.
independent aluminum double-wishbones with adjustable air springs, PASM adjustable shocks, stabilizer bar
independent multi-link with adjustable air springs, PASM adjustable shocks, stabilizer bar
P255/40ZR20 front, P295/35ZR20 rear
vented disc/vented disc with ABS
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) effective as of January 30, 2013.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
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