New engine for Panamera range; full details
23 April 2010

Porsche has revealed first details of the 3.6-litre V6 engine that will be slotted into the Panamera line-up this June.

The engine produces 296bhp and 296lb ft of torque, and will be available on two and four-wheel drive versions of the car.

See the Porsche Panamera V6 pictures

It also offers buyers weight benefits, as it’s 66lb lighter than the eight-cylinder unit in the Panamera S and 4S.

Equipped with the PDK double-clutch gearbox, which comes with start-stop as standard, the two-wheel drive Panamera averages 30.4mpg and 218g/km of CO2, or 29.4mpg and 225g/km on the four-wheel drive car.

Buyers can also spec 19-inch 'all-year' tyres with a lower rolling resistance, which lower CO2 output by 5g/km on both cars.

UK prices will start from £61,461, rising to £66,929 for the Panamera 4.

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16 February 2010

Beijing Motor Show - target audience revealed ...

16 February 2010

" 66lb"? What is the meaning of this?

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16 February 2010

Don't bother- wait for the Hybrid. Has to have better figures that the V6. Wonder if they will do a diesel- they do with the Cheyenne. Also is this the new Panamera as the new one is lighter anyway so this weight saving might be hokum and the v6 does nothing for weight. Whats funny is there is an option to turn off the stop-start fuel saving feature.

16 February 2010

£60K for less than 300hp; that must be some kind of record?

16 February 2010

[quote michael knight]£60K for less than 300hp; that must be some kind of record?[/quote]

no, but this is: Range Rover diesel autobiography 268hp and £77k or the base spec at 'bargain' £66k. Plus the R/R will struggle to hit 60mph under 10s and emits 300g CO2/km, compared to estimated 6 secs for V6 Panarmera. To be fair though for that £77k you are getting 2.7 tonnes of vehicle to 1.7 tonnes for the Porsche. Perhaps L/Rover prices by the pound?

16 February 2010

Not sure what they mean. 66lbs is roughly 30kg or perhaps it should read 66kg.

16 February 2010

Wow, who'd have thought it? One can now by a Skoda and a Porsche with essentially the same engine.

16 February 2010

[quote bwdrew]Wow, who'd have thought it? One can now by a Skoda and a Porsche with essentially the same engine.[/quote] You can thank VW for that great news ! :)

16 February 2010

Skoda Superb vs Panamera test beckons

16 February 2010

It could be powered by dylithium crystals for all I cared- its still one hideous munter of a car.

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