Porsche has unveiled a set of personalization modifications for the new Panamera sedan, which includes a performance increase for the Panamera Turbo, 20-inch Panamera Sport Wheels for the whole Panamera lineup and a Sport Design Package.
The Panamera Turbo Powerkit features two new turbochargers with titanium aluminum turbines and an ECU management that increases output by 40-hp for the Panamera Turbo (standard model gets 500-hp). Torque is increased to 533 lb-ft but if in Sport Plus mode, which is included in the Sport Chrono Turbo Package that is part of the Panamera Turbo Powerkit, torque is increased to 589 lb-ft. While in Sport Plus mode, the Panamera Turbo can go from 0-62 mph in 3.9 seconds 0.1 seconds faster than the production model. Top speed is increased to 190 mph from 188 mph.
Pricing for the extra 40-hp that you may or may not really need? $21,730 and sales will start in November 2010 through Porsche Tequipment.
Porsche is also offering Panamera owners a new Sport Design Package that includes an exterior color painted front fascia with widened black air intake grilles, side skirts and the standard, exterior color rear underbody apron with diffuser and fins. Prices for the Sport Design Package will come in at $4,590 but you’ll have to pay an additional $1,390 for side skirts.
For those that want to upgrade their wheels from the standard Panamera wheels to 20-inch Panamera Sport Wheels, you’ll have to wait until they arrive at your local Porsche dealer to know how much they cost because prices vary by model.
Porsche Panamera Personalization Program:
– By: Omar Rana