With the 2012 Porsche Panamera, its manufacturers have made it possible to remove the line between luxury and performance cars. For the year 2012, Porsche Panamera comes with such quality and enhancements that even the most regular people can enjoy the luxurious experience with this extremely performance oriented car from Porsche. This year, the car comes in seven trim levels as in – the base, 4, S, 4S, S Hybrid, Turbo and Turbo S. Let’s take a look at what makes it tick!
Best of Both
The 2012 Porsche Panamera is the perfect blend of the best of the two kinds of experience – the luxury and the performance. It’s mainly a performance car with lots tweaks and improvements from its ancestors with a stylish outlook and top class features. As for the performance issues, the Panamera Turbo S model is capable of generating a remarkable 550 horsepower that will give the performance boost the speed lovers would die for. Also the luxury items like the optional rear-seat refrigerator and rear seat entertainment system can turn your car into something more expensive-like. Add to it the lavish look of Panamera that is only comparable to the much more expensive Jaguar cars which will not only make you a happy owner of this car, but also its very much possible that it will make you proud wherever you go.
What makes the 2012 Porsche Panamera a distinctive car is that it offers plenty of options and upgrades. With these options, you can easily customize it as you like. As it comes in seven different trim levels, you can choose any model you like depending on your personal preference. The huge range of options and upgrades that Panamera offers is a typical tradition of Porsche, as you can customize almost the entire car – starting from the engines to all of those extra features that are included in the Turbo versions of Panamera S and 4S. The other upgrades range from variable-assist power steering, the Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control, the 8-way power rear-seats to the extra luxury expansions like Bluetooth option, heated steering-wheel, voice control feature and a top class surround sound system from Burmester with 16-speaker set and all of these you can have in your own Porsche Panamera or some of it – it’s entirely up to you.
The new Porsche Panamera comes with the powerful 3.6-liter V6 that is capable of producing 300 horsepower and that is a very powerful feature to have in a car. The Panamera V6 acceleration is extremely quick and runs very fast thanks to its great use of horsepower that enables it to get to 60 mph from 0 in an impressive 5.8 seconds. However, the Panamera S Hybrid version has an acceleration speed quicker than the V6, as it reaches to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds. The car is also very smart one, thanks to its great range of smart functions such as the auto start/stop function that significantly reduces the fuel consumption. Although the 2012 Porsche Panamera can accommodate four adults at a time, yet considering the plush design and cutting edge features as well as the smart look, it can be the dream-car for any car lover.