The first info about the 2017 Porsche Panamera
The updated Panamera model has been presented this year; however, the carmaker has decided not stop at that and now Porsche is working on the updated Panamera that comes on the market in two years as a car of 2017 model year. The carmaker promises the novelty will be spotier and sleeker than the previous version.
The prototype looks wider and longer than the current Panamera, probably, the novelty will get the design and the total style borrowed from the Panamera Sport Turismo introduced as a concept two years ago.
The base for the novelty is the new MSB platform new developed by the Volkswagen group. This platform includes rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive and will be also used in the Bentley Continental of the next generation.
Due to using lightweight but high-strength materials, the new Panamera will be lighter by 200 pounds but stiffer than the previous version.
The novelty will be equipped with different powertrains such as the C6 twin turbocharged and V8; moreover, the 2017 Panamera will be offered in Turbo and GTS versions. In addition, the automaker plans to produce a plug-in hybrid variant, too.
There is enough time before the official debut of the 2017 Panamera will happen not earlier than in 2016. We will keep you informed.
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