Porsche Mule Spied Testing, Hints at Possible Panamera Coupe Model

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Porsche is testing an interesting mule that possibly hints a coupe-based model is under development.

Caught on camera by spy photographers, this isn’t the first time that Porsche has been testing mules with a Panamera. Previously, they spotted U.K. plates that were registered to Bentley, indicating that they were mules for the next Continental GT that shares the same platform as the Panamera. Now, this mule has Porsche-registered plates, hinting that the German automaker is working on a front-engine coupe based on a shortened Panamera platform. Perhaps a modern Porsche 928 is under consideration?

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Rumors about a coupe and convertible model based on the upcoming Panamera have been floating around for a while, and seeing this particular mule is sure to bring attention back to the possibilities.

If Porsche does move forward with a Panamera-based model, don’t expect it to just be a shorter version of the existing sedan. Instead, the design will likely draw inspiration from the new Panamera and the 911, giving it a sporty yet elegant style.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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