Porsche have announced that their new Panamera Sport Turismo will debut at the Geneva Motor Show, which begins on 7th March.
Following the successful release of their sports saloon last year, the German manufacturer has expanded the Panamera family with the introduction of the Sport Turismo which offers considerably more passenger and luggage space. You’ll be able to choose from a selection of engines which top out at 550 hp (404kW) and all-wheel drive will be included as standard, for the ultimate touring experience.
Porsche claim that the Sport Turismo will be more versatile than any other model in its class, offering a combination of everyday usability and ultimate vitality. They have made various improvements to the design of the boot, luggage compartment and seating for the vehicle, in an attempt deliver a more polished look and improved comfort for the driver and passengers.
Tech-wise, the new Sport Turismo will include features that were introduced with the 2nd generation Panamera launched last year. They will include Porsche Advanced Cockpit, Porsche InnoDrive adaptive cruise control, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC Sport) electronic roll stabilisation system, and a range of powertrains.
The Sport Turismo’s look remains in-line with Porsche design DNA, however, they’ve made some changes to the rear body and tweaked the design of the roof to give the car a more eye-catching appearance. Also, the new Panamera will include an adaptive spoiler on its roof, a central system component of the Porsche Active Aerodynamics. When travelling up to a speed of 105 mph the spoiler will stay in its retracted position reducing drag. However, when moving above 105 mph, the roof spoiler will automatically move into performance position, generating an additional downforce of up to 50 kg on the rear axle.
The Panamera Sport Turismo is available to order now, although first deliveries won’t arrive in Porsche Centres in UK and Ireland until October 2017. See the five engines that will be available, and their recommended retail price, below:
- Panamera 4 Sport Turismo (330 hp/243 kW) – £73,071.00
- Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo (462 hp/340 kW) – £83,288.00
- Panamera 4S Sport Turismo (440 hp/324 kW) – £93,979.00
- Panamera 4S Diesel Sport Turismo (422 hp/310 kW) – £97,067.00
- Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo (550 hp/404 kW) – £117.247.00