2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S at the 2011 New York Auto Show

Posted on 10 June 2011 by Tony Santos

2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Competing against the likes of BMW 760i, Audi S5, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, Maserati Quattroporte, and Aston Martin Rapide is the new 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S which has made its debut at the 2011 New York Auto Show.

The 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S is powered by a 4.8L twin-turbo V8 engine producing 550-hp at 6,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 750 Nm. It is a 10% increase in both power and torque as compared to the Panamera Turbo which makes only 500 hp and 700 Nm. But with the help of the Sport Chrono Package Turbo, Panamera Turbo S can fully delivers 800 Nm of torque during its over-boost function. With its Launch Control mechanism, it can sprints from 0-62 mph in just 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 191 mph. Power is managed by a 7-speed PDK transmission. With the help of Michelin’s 19 inch, all-season tires with optimized rolling resistance, the fuel consumption is limited to 25 mpg.

Price for the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S is $173,200, $37,900 more than the Porsche Panamera Turbo.

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