New details on Porsche Panamera Turbo S – Photogallery


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Topaz brown Metallic 2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Front angle viewThe “Turbo S” in the name not only promises extensive standard equipment and specific design elements, but also superior power development and a high level of efficiency. All this plus the strength of character typical of the Panamera Turbo S.

As we announced some days ago, Porsche Panamera Turbo S is expected to be released in April at the New York (April 22nd – May 1st) or Shanghai Auto Show (21 – 28 April).

The Turbo S model’s 4.8-litre V8 twin-turbocharged engine delivers 550 hp, 50 hp more than the Panamera Turbo. Torque also increases by 50 Nm to 750 Nm. In the “Sport” and “Sport Plus” mode of the standard “Sport Chrono Package Turbo” and during kick-down in normal mode, the V8 temporarily delivers 800 Nm with the so-called overboost function.

With launch control, 0-100 kph happens in 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 306 kph. Despite the increased performance, fuel consumption remains at the level of the Panamera Turbo, rated at 11.5 litres/100 km in Europe, dropping to 11.3 litres/100 km when fitted with the 19-inch Michelin all-season tyres with “optimised” rolling resistance instead of the 20-inch “Turbo II” wheels.

The Turbo S gets new side skirts, a four-way adaptive rear spoiler, two-tone leather upholstery and, of course, the entire back catalogue of Porsche’s options list.

Prices start at £122,623 and it will hit UK shores in June. And yes, it is stupendously fast.

 

Engine
Layout / number of cylinders 8
Displacement 4,806 cm³
Power 405 kW (550 hp)
at rpm 6,000 1/min
Max. torque (Nm) at rpm 750 Nm (800 Nm with Overboost)
at rpm 2,250–4,500 1/min
Performace
Top speed 306 km/h (190 mph)
Acceleration from 0 – 100 km/h (0 – 62 mph) with Sport Chrono Paket 3.8 s
In-gear acceleration (80 – 120 km/h) 2.6 s
Transmission
Layout all-wheel drive, 7-speed PDK
Fuel consumption/emissions
Urban in l/100 km (mpg) 17.0 (16.6)
Extra urban in l/100 km (mpg) 8.4 (33.6)
Combined in l/100 km (mpg) 11.5 (24.6)
CO2 emissions g/km 270

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