Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo adopts 918 Spyder’s AWD system
Porsche continues to expand its hybrid range by introducing the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, which will demonstrate its huge performance potential using the all-wheel-drive series-production of the 918 Spyder sports car.
The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo will be powered with a four-liter V8 engine that produces a system power of 680 hp. Even when just above the idle speed, it offers 850 Nm of torque making the car accelerate from zero to 100 kph in 3.4 seconds and reaches a tops speed of 310 kph.
The most powerful Sport Turismo has a range of up to 49 kilometres using solely electric power and therefore producing zero local emissions. It is not just the balance between performance and efficiency that makes the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo unique in its segment; its spatial concept, including a large tailgate, low loading edge, increased luggage compartment volume and a 4+1 seating configuration, mean that the new flagship of the model line offers a high standard of everyday practicality. Porsche combines unique design and excellent everyday practicality with top performance and maximum efficiency.
Unique in the Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is the roof spoiler, in which the pitch is set to one of three different angles depending on the driving situation and selected vehicle settings. It also generates additional downforce of up to 50 kg on the rear axle. Up to a speed of 170 kph, the aerodynamic guide element – a central system component of the Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) – stays in its retracted position at an angle of minus seven degrees to follow the roof line, which slopes to the rear. Above 170 kph, the roof spoiler automatically moves to the performance position with an angle of plus one degree, thereby increasing driving stability and lateral dynamics.
When in the Sport and Sport Plus driving modes, the roof spoiler automatically moves to the performance position at speeds of 90 km/h upwards. PAA also provides active assistance by adapting the roof spoiler’s angle of inclination to plus 26 degrees when the panoramic sliding roof is open at a speed of 90 kph or above in order to compensate for the turbulence created.
Conceptually, the top-of-the-line model offers all of the advantages of the new Sport Turismo range resulting from the avant-garde design. The roof line is raised in comparison to the sports saloon, allowing easier entry and exit at the rear of the vehicle and ensuring greater head clearance. The usability of the luggage compartment benefits from the wide opening tailgate, which is electrically operated as standard, and a loading edge height of just 628 mm.
The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is also equipped with three rear seats. The two outside seats take the form of individual seats. Measured to the upper edge of the rear seats, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo offers 425 liters of storage space. The backrests of the three rear seats can be folded down together or individually (in a 40:20:40 split) and are unlocked electrically from the luggage compartment. In this case, the loading volume is increased to up to 1,295 liters.
The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo has an extensive standard equipment that comes with electric Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC Sport) roll stabilisation including the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) rear differential lock, the high-performance Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) braking system, 21-inch alloy wheels in a 911 turbo design, Power Steering Plus, the Sport Chrono Package and auxiliary air conditioning as standard.