2018-2019 Porsche Panamera – 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera review

With the exception of the family SUV the Cayenne , the 2018-2019 Porsche, as a rule were the second car. Models of the 2018-2019 Porsche 911 , the Cayman and Boxster were in the garage, waiting for the weekend or a special occasion for the trip. Panamera is going to break this cycle by offering a 4-seater sporty, spacious and comfortable sedan that it was the main vehicle for the owner. What is a car? Who will buy it? And, most importantly, whether deserved 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera to wear the coveted badge 2018-2019 Porsche? Read more …

When the company decided to introduce a general purpose vehicle Cayenne, many critics had predicted the end of the brand. But within a few years, the 2018-2019 Porsche SUV was the best selling model of the company. This is a true success. Profit from sales Cayenne has been used for the development of a new generation of the 911, including GT2, GT3, and the RS Spyder and helped fund the development of Panamera Gran Turismo – the first 2018-2019 Porsche sedan.

2018-2019 Porsche says that the Panamera Gran Turismo is yet another success, offering a new standard-class performance, efficiency and exemplary comfort. Panamera equipped with the world’s first dual-clutch transmission, the system first “Start-Stop” engine, the first with an air-controlled suspension, the first with active aerodynamics and the first with an affordable package “Sport Chrono”, which momentarily increases the power by pressing the button.

Unlike the BMW M5, Audi S6, as well as the Mercedes-Benz the E63 the AMG – family sedans that are disguised as sports 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera originally built super sports. Even Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, probably one of the closest competitors pales next to the Panamera. In addition to physically Panamera looks bigger than it looks in the pictures. In fact, 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera even slightly more than Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 and wheelbase and track and body size.

Panamera S and Panamera 4S is equipped with a 4.8-liter V8 supercharged engine. All-aluminum V8 engine, which is installed under the hood of the Cayenne, for the 4-door sports sedan has been substantially completed. The engine is equipped with features 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera – DFI direct fuel injection and VarioCam Plus variable camshaft management with adjustable valve lift.

Engine power installed on the model Panamera S and Panamera 4S is equal to 400 horsepower. In this configuration on the Panamera is set set of 18-inch wheels with tires 245 / 50Z R-18 front and 275 / 45Z R-18 rear. Standard tires are specially designed Michelin Pilot Sport PS2. According to 2018-2019 Porsche, Panamera S accelerates to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds. Panamera 4S AWD will do the same in 4.8 seconds. Both models develop a maximum speed of 280 kilometers per hour.

Turbo model is equipped with the same 4.8-liter engine, but twin turbocharger achieves power of 500 horsepower. If the driver chooses «Sport Plus» mode, the function «Overboost» allows for a short, up to 10 seconds to raise the torque to 567 Nm – an impressive 10 per cent growth. On the Panamera Turbo sets 19-inch alloy wheels with tires 255 / 45Z R-19 front and 285 / 40Z R-19 rear. Panamera Turbo accelerates to 100 kilometers per hour in 4.0 seconds and a top speed of 188 miles / h.

All three models are equipped with 2018-2019 Porsche double clutch with electronic control. The driver decides whether to leave the switch in automatic mode, use the manual lever from the console or change gears on the steering wheel. Also, the driver has a choice of three modes of driving – «Comfort», «Sport» and «Sport Plus», which with the help of an electronically controlled not only the engine and transmission modes, and modes of operation adjustable suspension.

2018-2019 Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Electronic Damper Control system, is standard on all Panamera models. The driver selects one of the three aforementioned modes based on the driving style: «Comfort», «Sport» and «Sport Plus». Regardless of the choice of mode, the system constantly monitors the driving conditions. If the suspension is in «Comfort» mode, the driver suddenly turns, shock absorbers and springs are automatically switched to a harder setting to improve maneuverability. Also, if you eat in «Sport Plus» mode, and the road surface becomes uneven, the system automatically switches to the «Comfort» mode.

If you are not familiar with the «Start-Stop» function, then at the first traffic light, she could have a little scare. When you press the brake pedal and the vehicle stops, the engine shuts off the Panamera. As soon as you release the brake pedal and go together, the engine is already running and is ready to start. This system is in a city mode saves up to 10 percent of fuel and she is smart enough. If the battery charge is dropped, or the climate control temperature differs from the set, the engine will start automatically.

a completely new chassis developed for the 2018-2019 Porsche Panamera. The end result is a lightweight hybrid platform, made of various durable, but economical on material weight. In general, the body consists of 25% of light alloys (aluminum, magnesium, composite materials, plastics), and 75% of steel (super high-strength). The front subframe, suspension parts and most of the aluminum alloy. The hood, fenders, doors and rear lid are also made of aluminum.

Four-wheel drive Panamera controlled 2018-2019 Porsche Traction Management system (PTM). In normal operation, when the road is dry, 100 percent of the power to the rear wheels. If the road becomes slippery, electronics as needed automatically redirects the force on the front wheels. When braking, the front wheels are turned off completely and stability control, or 2018-2019 Porsche Stability Management (PSM) intervenes and does its thing.

2018-2019 Porsche once again proves that the company knowingly decided to choose competitive segment of sports sedans luxury. There is no doubt that 2018-2019 Porsche has achieved its goals and, most importantly, the new Panamera certainly earned the right to wear a badge the 2018-2019 Porsche .

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