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Old 06-24-2009, 09:44 PM   #1
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Porsche Panamera

Well, I still have mixed feelings about this one. Looks like a really nice car, but I'm so used to seeing Porsche sports cars that a saloon just looks strange to me, lol...Still, I guess that's what we all said when the Cayenne was unveiled. I think the rear end looks a bit like the 944! Again, appologies if they pics are too large guys!


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Old 06-25-2009, 01:03 AM   #2
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I thought I heard rumors about Porsche scrapping this due to lack of funds, but guess that was wrong.

Not sure how I feel about this because of the front engine set-up and awkward styling, but it's something new, let's see how it goes for them.
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Old 06-25-2009, 09:22 AM   #3
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Seems like Porsche is trying to get into the market currently dominated by BMW, Merc, and Audi. I don't like it.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:49 AM   #4
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Porsche Panamera

Just last week, Porsche teased us with a partial front side view of the Panamera and already German based Porsche tuner 9ff is busy preparing a program. Naturally, 9ff has had many spy photos to reference for their preliminary designs, but the final Panamera design details are still a mystery. So its no surprise that 9ff have only added minor alterations to the somewhat blank Panamera canvas with the addition of signature 9ff wheels and a rear bumper diffuser with integrated trapezoidal dual exhaust pipes.
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Old 10-05-2009, 09:42 PM   #5
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For a car this size/weight, it's seriously impressive in Turbo form:

0-62mph: 3.8sec.
0-402m (quarter mile): 12sec.
62-0mph: 33.7m (110ft)
2095Kg (4618lbs)

Twin turbo 4.8l V8, 500Hp/700Nm (770Nm w/overboost)
7speed twin-clutch PDK transmission
Full time AWD

Goalpost moved!

Porsche (and others) have been working on this for a while, though:

The 989 concept:

I'm not mean. You're just a wuss.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:31 PM   #6
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It is to become more receptive to smaller families with porsche is very rarely.
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