10. 2017 Porsche Panamera
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is sporting a new interior and exterior design and raising performance standards with its new 8-speed transmission. The new design resembles an elongated Porsche 911. Talk about a car with a lot of options, when shopping for one you should probably start at the dealer. You can compare the Panamera to the BMW 7-series xDrive. They are both large 4-door sedans with comparable standard equipment. The Porsche offers a slightly better value with a starting price that is around $8,000 less.
The Panamera is offered in a series of trims and categories. The regular, if you dare call any of these regular, Panamera is offered in the following trims:
- Panamera $85,000
- Panamera 4 standard AWD $89,600
- Panamera 4 Sport Turismo standard AWD, price TBA
- Panamera 4 Executive standard AWD $96,300
- Panamera 4S standard AWD $99,900
- Panamera 4S Sport Turismo standard AWD, price TBA
- Panamera 4S Executive standard AWD $113,900
The Porsche Panamera 4 is powered by a 2.9L turbo V6 with 330 HP. It comes standard with features such as a 12.3” touchscreen, navigation, and front heated seats. The 4S and Executive take performance up a notch with a 2.9L twin-turbocharged V6 and 440 HP.
Porsche Traction Management all-wheel drive technology works effortlessly to constantly monitor and balance the vehicle. The new Panamera design runs closer to the ground with an elongated wheelbase making it 1.3-inches longer. The interior is built for luxury and comfort, the backseat runs as smooth as the front. Porsche also has five Panamera trims available with E-Hybrid technology and three trims available with advanced Turbo technology.