Porsche India has officially launched the all-new and much awaited 2014 Porsche Panamera. The new Panamera that made it’s debut in the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show comes to India in five variants. The base model Panamera and Panamera 4 feature a 3.6-Litre V6 engine producing 314PS. While the latter comes with rear-wheel-drive, the Panamera 4 comes equipped with Porsche’s highly sophisticated all-wheel-drive system. The standard Panamera is also the cheapest one on offer at Rs 1.19 Crore whereas the Panamera 4 is priced at Rs 1.22 Crore (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The more exclusive Panamera GTS features a 4.8-Litre V8 engine producing 446PS and is priced at Rs 1.60 Crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). The top-of-the-line Panamera Turbo features a 4.8-Litre, twin-turbo V8 making 527PS making it the most powerful Panamera on offer in India. This range-topping model is priced at Rs 1.99 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). Porsche also offers a Panamera with a Diesel option and if sales figures for the past are anything to go by, this will be the most popular choice for all future Panamera buyers. The Panamera Diesel features a 3.0-Litre, twin-turbo, V6 engine that churns out 254PS and 550Nm of torque.
The all-new Panamera, in India, comes fitted with standard features like an electronic sunroof, a BOSE sound system, Porsche Communication Management and Navigation, Park Assist with reversing camera, Air suspension and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) which is present in all models except for the entry level V6 petrol. A range of customizable options such as a wide selection of wheels, all-LED headlamps and a 1000-Watt Burmester audio system is also available to buyers. Apart from the above, Porsche’s extensive customization program offers virtually unlimited options for the Panamera.
The new Panamera features all-new headlamps, a new front bumper design with more aggressive air dams and a more pronounced bonnet. The all new Porsche Panamera also features subtle re-designs in the rear section of the car with an all-new tail lamp cluster, and a redesigned rear bumper that makes the car look more planted. The small and subtle modifications carry over to the side profile with redefined side-vents that accentuate the Panamera’s aggressive appeal.
Price List (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Porsche Panamera : Rs 1.19 Crore
Porsche Panamera 4 : Rs 1.22 Crore
Porsche Panamera Diesel : 1.23 Crore
Porsche Panamera GTS : 1.60 Crore
Porsche Panamera Turbo : 1.99 Crore