Dream Cars: Porsche Panamera
Porsche have always been a reputed sports car manufacturer and have always been the front-runner in providing customers with unique and versatile luxury cars. The dream cars produced by Porsche are outstanding, high performance, practical and have excellent occupant comfort and safety. Raising the ante further for other sports car manufacturers Porsche had launched the Panamera Turbo Executive dream cars in 2011 combining performance of a sports car and a family car without compromising on everyday usability. Panamera is truly a work of genius, the design unique and unmistakably Porsche, everyone’s favorite cool cars.
Deviating from its traditional product range the Panamera is a four door saloon with a front engine all wheel drive. Panamera is long compared to its siblings and has a mesmerizing appearance. This dream car looks aggressive and sporty and along with a lean stance and long bonnet truly has a masculine and contemporary look. The long shape of the Panamera is put to good use as it features four full-sized doors enabling easy access to the passengers at the front as well as the rear along with providing ample boot space. Panamera is truly an amazing combination of performance meeting everyday functionality wrapped in a thrilling and enticing package.
The interior of these cool cars is like any other Porsche which is modern, sporty and luxurious. Panamera easily seats four persons with ease and offers excellent seating position and lateral support. The cabin space is well laid out providing optimum leg room and head room. It features an elevated console along with multi informational cluster incorporating central rev counter. The seats come with an eight way electronic adjustability and along with heating gets a ventilation function. Other features include a large center console; roll up sun blinds for rear, option to choose from 7 interior colors and 7 two-tone combinations. Other significant comfort features include automatic climate control, inner back rest surface, side bolsters, door armrests and armrests for passengers. It comes fitted with CRD audio system along with a 7” touch screen infotainment system which includes navigation and communication management module along with an optional BOSE surround system.
The heart of Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive is the 4.8 litre V8 engine capable of generating maximum power of 520 HP @ 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 800 Nm @ 2500 to 4000 rpm with over boost. The engine is mated to Porsche seven speed dual clutch (PDK) automatic gear box sending power to all the four wheels. These luxury cars are capable of accelerating to 60mph from standstill in just 4 sec and has an amazing top speed of 189mph. It also comes with an optional Sport Chrono package lowering the time to attain 60mph mark to just 3.8 sec. Performance features in this car include Porsche Traction Management(PTM), Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus(PTV Plus), adaptive air suspension, Porsche’s Active Suspension Management(PASM), adaptive damper control and Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control(PDCC).
Porsche Panamera Executive Turbo is an excellent chance for families to enjoy some high-speed driving coupled with practicality of a luxurious everyday family car. Panamera is entirely in a league of its own and literally has no competition whatsoever. The Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive sells for around $ 161,100 making it one of the most expensive cars on offer from Porsche but the performance, functionality, styling and luxury offered by these dream cars is unmatched and truly worth the price.