MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—Porsche is expanding its Panamera luxury performance sedan with a new 330 hp V6 turbo engine, along with an extended Executive version body option.
The new V6 turbo is a highly efficient and agile entry-level addition to the impressive range of engines. Power is up by 20 hp yet fuel consumption is reduced by 1.0l/100km
The new engine is available with all-wheel drive in the Panamera 4, plus a long wheelbase in the Panamera 4 Executive.
The Executive model stretches the wheelbase 150 millimetres longer wheelbase, expand the body and equipment portfolio at the top end of the model line. Designed as a chauffeur sedan, this Porsche is available in the all-wheel drive versions Panamera 4 Executive (330 hp), Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive (462 hp), Panamera 4S Executive (440 hp) and Panamera Turbo Executive (550 hp).
The new Porsche Panamera Executive versions are equipped with heated comfort seats with multi-way power adjustment in the front and rear and adaptive air suspension with an electronically controlled damper system. A roll-up sunblind behind the headrests in the rear also comes as standard.As an option, all Porsche Panamera Executive models are available with a newly developed, large rear centre console, which can also be equipped with two integrated folding tables and an inductive antenna connection for an additional smartphone.
The new Panamera 4, starting at $102,500, and the Executive models, from $110,200, will arrive in Canada in the second quarter of 2017.