- Key Competitors: BMW 760i, Audi S5, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, Maserati Quattroporte, Aston Martin Rapide.
- Power: 4.8L twin-turbo V8 – 550-hp / 553 lb-ft; Sport Chrono Package Turbo adds 590 lb-ft of torque.
- Transmission: 7-speed PDK transmission.
- 0 to 60 mph: 3.8 seconds; 3.6 seconds with Launch Control.
- Top Speed: 191 mph.
- Price: $173,200.
$37,900 – that’s how much more the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S costs than the Porsche Panamera Turbo. Comparatively, the Porsche Panamera Turbo sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds while the Porsche Panamera Turbo S does it in 3.8 seconds. Top speed for the Porsche Panamera Turbo is clocked in at 188 mph while the Panamera Turbo S hits 191 mph.
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So yes, $37,900 gives you the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in .1 seconds faster and allows you travel 3 mph faster. Is it necessary? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section after the jump.
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