Another Porsche in Sight – 2012 Panamera GTS

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The German based holding company which has investments in the automotive industry has brought to us yet another model of Porsche. Founded back in 1931, this company has always taken the world by storm by their various new improved models of Porsche. The model that we are currently going to be dealing with is the 2012 Porsche Panamera GTS.

It had been launched during the Los Angeles Motor Show last year on the 16th of November 2011. Supposedly the sportiest one of all Panamera models because of its very different front, side and rear area design, and its highlights.

It has a black exterior; with side window trims and head washer unit cover, rear diffuser, trim on the rear lid, and the black side skirts. Its body has been brought down by ten millimeters. This new version would be more powerful and has been planted with larger brake discs.

The car is a four passenger, all-wheel drive powered by a 4.8 liter V8 engine that can generate 430 horsepower at 6,700 rpm and 384 lb-ft of torque, and 30 horsepower higher than its previous Standard 4S model.

The transmission used for this engine is a seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe which sends the power off to the four wheels, at the same time. This provides a comfortable and a very efficient performance.

Within the timeframe of 4.3 seconds, the 2012 Panamera GTS came go from 0 to 60mph. It has a top speed at 178 mph. The fuel is also quite reasonably consumed, with 10.9 liter/100 km, and only 10.7 liter/100 km while using low-friction tires.

This car has a leather interior, the Alcantara surfaces with Sports Design, steering wheel includes the shift paddles and 18-way adaptive sports seats.

Other equipments which one would find in this car are the Porsche Communication Management that features touch-scree satellite navigation, the front and rear Park Assist, a cruise control and a three-year warranty.

A very interesting feature of this GTS is the Sound Symposer that is activated using the Sport button, which guides the intake noises to interior by an acoustic channel which picks up the intake vibration between the throttle valve, and the air filter.

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