Porsche has revealed a brand new GTS variant of the Panamera and Panamera Sport Turismo property. Priced from £105,963 for the previous and £108,110 for the latter, each are as a consequence of go on sale within the UK later this 12 months.
Like different GTS Porsches, the 2 Panameras obtain distinctive styling upgrades together with black trim for the entrance and rear-ends, 20-inch black alloy wheels and GTS badging. Inside, each are trimmed in black Alcantara with anodised aluminium highlights, as a part of the normally non-obligatory Sport Design package deal.
A heated Alcantara steering wheel is customary, whereas an non-obligatory Inside GTS package deal brings customisable design components. The GTS can also be the primary Panamera to obtain a configurable head-up show, which can roll out on different fashions within the vary.
Sitting beneath the Panamera Turbo within the lineup, the GTS includes a detuned 454bhp model of that automotive’s four.Zero-litre twin-turbo V8 mated to an eight-speed PDK dual-clutch gearbox and all-wheel drive. Producing 457lb ft of torque, it makes the two-tonne saloon and property able to Zero-62mph in four.1 seconds and on to a prime velocity of 181mph (180mph for the Sport Turismo).
This efficiency is partially assisted by the usual Sports activities Chrono pack, normally an choice on lesser Panameras. Gas financial system is pegged at 27.4mpg for the saloon and 26.6mpg for the Sport Turismo, with CO2 emissions listed as 235g/km and 242g/km respectively. The Panamera GTS additionally includes a petrol particulate filter, fitted on all Porsche fashions from September onwards.
Being a GTS, the Panamera’s chassis has been revised to supply what Porsche calls “excellent lateral dynamics”. Adaptive three-chamber air suspension is customary, however lowered by 10mm over common fashions, whereas the Porsche Lively Suspension Administration (PASM) system has been recalibrated for a sportier really feel.
Rear-axle steering is optionally out there to spice up agility additional, whereas the brakes are bigger than a normal Panamera’s at 390mm for the fronts and 365mm for the rear.
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