2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

As the Panamera steps into its 2nd generation, the luxurious sport sedan brings together the best of its heritage right into a modern package blending style, power, comfort, space and advanced electric system.

Porsche has revealed its crown jewel, the 2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo S. It is nothing to yawn at once you see it speeding down your neighborhood, or on Wall Street.2014-Porsche-Panamera-Turbo-S-this-way A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Luxury Sedan Base Price: $239,432
Fuel Tank Capacity: 26.4 gals (100 L) Miles Per Gallon: 14 city / 30 hwy
Dimensions*
Length: 197.4 in. (501.4 cm) Wheel Base: 114.9 in. (292 cm)
Height: 55.4 in. (140.7 cm) Width: 76.0 in. (193 cm)
Curb Weight: 4343 lbs (1970 kg) Maximum Seating: 4 people
Performance
Engine: V8 Twin Turbo Displacement: 4.8 Liter
Horsepower: 570 HP Max RPM: NA
Torque: 555 lb-ft @2250-5000 rpm Transmission: 7-Speed Dual Clutch PDK
0-60 mph: 3.8 seconds Maximum Speed: 193 mph (311 km/h)

*Panamera Turbo - USA

Engine & Performance

The Turbo-S is worth the wait. This sports 4 door luxury sedan is equipped with a variety of engine advancements. That includes a larger turbo, pistons made of a new aluminum alloy, which boosts its horsepower from 550 to 570.

It comes with 553 lbs ft of torque in standard mode, but can offer up to 590 pound-feet of torque on over boost. As a result of the added power, Porsche claims the 2014 Panamera Turbo S can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds.

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However, its top-speed of 192 mph is 2 mph faster. The battery can be fully recharged from a 240V power source in 2.5 hours.

Porsches signature drivetrain, the PDK seven speed transmission goes along with the car’s optional launch-control feature. It comes with all types of sporty enhancements including ceramic brakes, active-roll stabilization, adaptive damper control and also variable airbag suspension.

Exterior

The most apparent change on the Turbo S is the nose, broader air intakes along with a sharply radiused power dome on the hood provide better definition to the Panamera's design. The diffuser and bumper have been reworked to produce a wider profile that is helps flatten out the slightly 'humped' hatch area.

Interior

The Panamera's interior design is pure present day Porsche. The buttons are grouped in a functional and easy to reach manner. The Turbo S seating include 2-tone leather and 14 way power-adjustable front car seats.

For those who are less enthusiastic about driving, the 2014 Panamera Turbo S is available in the Executive model. It provides 4.7 inches of extra rear seat legroom, the wheelbase has been stretched by 5.9 inches. The Executive features a few additional niceties, such as electronic roll up sun blinders, and ventilated seats.
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