Porsche plans Panamera diesel

Porsche is planning for a diesel-engined form of its new Panamera which will use existing Volkswagen Group engines, based on highly placed sources within the organization.

The firm uses an identical technique to that put on the diesel Cayenne, that is fitted having a 3.-litre V6 diesel also utilized by Audi and Volkswagen in cars like the A6 and Touareg.

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When requested about the potential of a Panamera diesel, a senior Porsche executive stated, “There are V6 and V8 diesels inside the VW Group that may be utilized as the groundwork.Inches That suggests exactly the same 240bhp 3.-litre V6 in the Cayenne, or perhaps the 322bhp 4.2-litre V8 diesel in the Audi A8.

Porsche would probably tune any VW diesel because of its own use, reworking the ability delivery for punchier acceleration instead of lengthy-distance cruising ability.

Porsche can also be focusing on a variety-topping high-performance form of the Panamera, that will sit over the Turbo. Again it’ll mimic the same Cayenne, the GTS, by getting rid of the Panamera Turbo’s standard air suspension and replacing it with steel springs. The vehicle might be badged like a Turbo S or perhaps a GTS.

The Panamera’s affect on all of those other Porsche range is going to be seen a lot more in other future models, meanwhile.

The car’s interior, using its high center console and switchgear arranged lower each side from the gearshift, will influence the cabins of generation x of Porsches.

Dan Stevens

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