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Porsche Panamera 970.2 (2013-2016)
Date of unveil of official photos: April 3, 2013
Premiere: April 20, 2013 Auto China press day
World market launch: July 27, 2013 (as 2014 model)
Technical specifications Panamera 970.2
|Modification||Gearbox||Drive||Engine||kW||lb-ft||Nm||0-60 mph||0-100 km/h||mph||km/h||DIN kg||DIN lb|
|Panamera Diesel (Turbo 3.0) 184 kW||Tiptronic 8-sp.||RWD||Audi V6||184||404||550||6.5 sec.||6.8 sec.||152||244||1880||4147|
|Panamera Diesel (Turbo 3.0) 221 kW||Tiptronic 8-sp.||RWD||Audi V6||221||478||650||5.7 sec.||6.0 sec.||161||259||1900||4189|
|Panamera (3.6)||PDK 7-speed||RWD||Porsche V6||228||294||400||6.0/*5.7 sec.||6.3/*6.1 sec.||161||259||1770||3902|
|Panamera (Turbo 3.0) China||PDK 7-speed||RWD||Porsche V6||235||309||420||5.8/*5.6 sec.||6.1/*5.9 sec.||163||262|
|Panamera (Turbo 3.0) LWB China||PDK 7-speed||RWD||Porsche V6||235||309||420||6.0/*5.8 sec.||6.3/*6.1 sec.||163||262|
|Panamera 4 (3.6)||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V6||228||294||400||5.8/*5.5 sec.||6.1/*5.9 sec.||160||257||1820||4012|
|Panamera 4 (Turbo 3.0) China||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V6||235||309||420||5.5/*5.3 sec.||5.8/*5.6 sec.||162||260|
|Panamera 4 (Turbo 3.0) LWB China||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V6||235||309||420||5.7/*5.5 sec.||6.0/*5.8 sec.||162||260|
|Panamera Hybrid (Supercharged 3.0)||Tiptronic 8-sp.||RWD||Audi V6 245kW
+ el.motor 70kW
|306||434||590||5.2 sec.||5.5 sec.||168||270||2095||4619|
|Panamera S (Turbo 3.0)||PDK 7-speed||RWD||Porsche V6||309||382||520||4.9/*4.6 sec.||5.1/*4.8 sec.||178||287||1810||3990|
|Panamera S (Turbo 3.0) LWB China||PDK 7-speed||RWD||Porsche V6||309||382||520||5.1/*4.9 sec.||5.3/*5.1 sec.||178||287|
|Panamera 4S (Turbo 3.0)||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V6||309||382||520||4.6/*4.3 sec.||4.8/*4.5 sec.||178||286||1870||4123|
|Panamera 4S (Turbo 3.0) LWB||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V6||309||382||520||4.8/*4.5 sec.||5.0/*4.8 sec.||178||286||2000||4409|
|Panamera GTS 4.8||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V8||324||382||520||*4.2 sec.||*4.4 sec.||179||288||1925||4244|
|Panamera Turbo 4.8||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V8||382||515/*566||700/*770||3.9/*3.7 sec.||4.1/*3.9 sec.||190||305||1970||4343|
|Panamera Turbo 4.8 LWB||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V8||382||515/*566||700/*770||4.0/*3.8 sec.||4.2/*4.0 sec.||190||305||2070||4564|
|Panamera Turbo S 4.8||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V8||419||*588||*800||*3.6 sec.||*3.8 sec.||193||310||1995||4398|
|Panamera Turbo S 4.8 LWB||PDK 7-speed||4WD||Porsche V8||419||*588||*800||*3.7 sec.||*3.9 sec.||193||310||2080||4587|
Weight of German versions with standard equipment. DIN weight = car with 90% fuel, no driver, no cargo.
Two months before the market launch of the 970.2, Porsche presented the 100.000th Panamera built. And it was already the new model. So, the press release sounded a little strange as you would have expected to see that the 100.000th Panamera made was the first generation car and not the second generetation car that's market launch is in the future.
No manual gearbox
Manual gearbox was discontinued with 970.2 which means the 970.1 S with manual gearbox is a highly valued model among Porsche enthusiasts.
While the 970.1 generation Panamera S and 4S had 4.8V8 engines, the 970.2 generation S and 4S got 3.0V6 twin-turbo engines instead. The standard S/4S is not made for China, where the 3.0 turbo in its detuned version is sold as a base model, called just the "Panamera". For other markets the base model has a 3.6V6 Porsche engine (for comparison, the 3.6V6 in Cayenne is a VW unit). The 3.0V6 Porsche turbo engine was developed in downsizing the 3.6V6 engine. Now when most of the modifications have twin-turbo engines like the Panamera Turbo, something should be done to the naming of these cars. It is such a mess - the standard model in China has a Turbo 3.0, in Europe the Turbo 3.0 is fitted into Panamera S/45 and then there is the Turbo 4.8 top of the line version, but only that is called as Panamera Turbo. Not to speak of the Diesel model, which also could be called as a Panamera Turbo. The GTS is the only facelift 970 to have a normally aspirated V8.
The 970.2 Hybrid is twice as economical as the 970.1 in terms of fuel consumption, but is even more heavier (+115 kg/253 lb). It is the first plug-in hybrid from Porsche and the marketing department named it Panamera S E-Hybrid. The petrol engine is the old Audi unit with the same 245 kW, but the electrical motor is twice as powerful (from 34 to 70 kW). The Hybrid and Diesel models are available only with Tiptronic and with rear wheel drive. Panamera 4S is cheaper than Hybrid, but you get PDK, 4WD and minus 225 kg/496 lb, which translates into uncomparably better handling, braking and acceleration.
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