2013 Porsche Panamera
The 2013 Porsche Panamera is a four-door four-passenger luxury sedan with a hatchback-style trunk. One of the world’s best large sports sedan, the Porsche Panamera has luxury, space and performance, and competes with BMW 7 Series, Audi A8, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Maserati Quattroporte and Aston Martin Rapide.
The 2013 Porsche Panamera lineup includes rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive model, and comes with naturally aspirated and turbocharged engine. The 2013 Panamera comes in base, base 4 (AWD), S, S E-Hybrid, 4S (AWD), 4S Executive, GTS, Turbo and Turbo Executive trim levels.
The 2013 Porsche Panamera comes with rear-wheel drive, 18-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, automatic xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, a sunroof, an auto-dimming mirrors, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, driver memory functions, eight-way power front seats, a navigation system, a cooled glove compartment, heated front seats and 11-speaker audio system with Bluetooth and USB/iPod interface. The Panamera 4 is similarly equipped and adds Porsche’s variable all-wheel-drive system. The Panamera S E-Hybrid is also similarly equipped, but manually controlled air conditioning replaces the climate control and halogen headlights replace the xenon headlights.
The 2013 Porsche Panamera S and all-wheel-drive 4S add an adaptive suspension, adaptive headlights, shift paddles and more interior lighting. The V8-powered GTS model comes with 19-inch wheels, 18-way active front seats and a sport-design steering wheel. The Panamera Turbo and Turbo Executive add 19-inch wheels (20-inch on Turbo Executive), front parking sensors, an adaptive air suspension, keyless ignition, keyless entry, a power-adjustable steering column, heated rear seats, a full leather interior and a 14-speaker Bose audio system. A very long options list is available for all models.
The 2013 Porsche Panamera and Panamera 4 come with 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 300 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The Panamera S, 4S and 4S Executive are powered by a naturally aspirated 4.8-liter V8 engine that produces 400 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. The GTS comes with the same V8 engine, but receives 30 hp increase over the S. The Panamera Turbo comes with a twin-turbocharged version of the same V8, that produces 500 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. The Turbo Executive comes with the V8 engine, that now produces 550 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The 2013 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid comes with a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that is paired with a 35 kw electric motor. This model is capable of 380 hp in full Hybrid mode, using both gas and electric motor.
The 2013 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control. All the other models come with a seven-speed double-clutch automated manual transmission.
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