The product offering for Porsche’s new Panamera looks to mimic that of the Cayenne SUV as news surfaces that the German sports car maker is looking at a high performance model of the sedan, as well as diesel offerings.
All that we know about this new Panamera is that it will do away with the air suspension offer on the current models in favor of more traditional coil springs. What isn’t clear is if the even sportier Panamera will be a Turbo S model with power closer to the 550hp mark, or if it will be a GTS model, with less power but a more track-ready focus. And if it is a GTS model, will Porsche offer it with orange-painted wheels?
As for the diesel engine, Porsche is reportedly looking into equipping the Panamera with a choice of two diesels – both of which will come from the Volkswagen Group. The first is the 240hp, 3.0-liter V6 unit from cars like the Audi A6, which can currently be found in Porsche’s Cayenne SUV. The other is a 322hp 4.2-liter V8 from the Audi A8.