Now that Volkswagen AG is set to buy 49 percent of Porsche AG, we’re going to see some major changes in Porsche’s product lineup.
According to report by UK’s CAR Magazine, Volkswagen will end up killing the Porsche Cayenne SUV – and even more surprisingly – the recently introduced Panamera four-door sedan. The report says that Porsche will eventually be forced to discontinue the Cayenne and the Panamera after their product cycles are complete seven years from now.
“VW Group has plenty of SUVs and saloons [sedans] — it doesn’t need Porsche to build them,” says the report.
While that may be music to the ears of true Porsche lovers, under Ferdinand Piech Porsche will be sharing at least one platform with a future Volkswagen. Think along the lines of the production BlueSport Concept.
2010 Porsche Panamera:
– By: Omar Rana