Porsche kicks off Panamera production in Leipzig, offers free plant tours

Porsche announced that it has started production of the 2010 Porsche Panamera at its Leipzig plant. After undergoing a 22,000 square meter expansion over two years, Porsche is building the Panamera sedan and the Cayenne SUV on the same product line.

During the past 8 months, plant tours were shut down due to construction. Porsche said that effective immediately, visitors may come in experience the production of the Panamera as it rolls off the line.

The tours are approximately two-hours long and free of charge.

Click through for the press release.

Porsche Panamera Leipzig Production Line:


Press Release:

Sports Car Manufacturer reopens the Leipzig Plant to Visitors

Experience the new Porsche Panamera up close and personal

Stuttgart/Leipzig. In the Leipzig plant of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, the production of the new Panamera has started. On April 19, it was presented to the global public in Shanghai for the first time. The car will be launched in September starting with some European markets. Porsche is manufacturing the four-door Gran Turismo together with the successful sporty Cayenne SUV on one product line. For this, the Leipzig plant has undergone a 22,000 square meter expansion over the course of two years. The state-of the-art production and logistics concept was also refined further during this time.

No plant tours were possible during the past eight months due to the construction. Effective immediately, visitors may again experience production up close and personal and have the chance to see the first Panamera vehicles roll off the assembly line in Saxony. The approximately two-hour tours are free of charge, they can also be booked in connection with pilot and co-pilot offers, where participants have the chance to experience the Porsche driving features with a sporty Cayenne SUV on the racetrack or on the off-road premises.

Further information, all key dates and the possibility to book online are provided around the clock under the internet address www.porsche-leipzig.com.

– By: The Daily Auto Editor