2017 Porsche Panamera is under the development even though the current model is still new and fresh. It is reported that this new version will follow the concept design of Panamera Sport Turismo but it is added with more unique details to make it more different and of course standing out. With the new platform, 2017 Panamera is coming up with lighter bodyweight than its predecessor. Moreover, the company will increase its dimension to be a bit longer and wider than the current model. Another engine option seems will be V8. It is also rumored that there will be plug-in hybrid engine with improved new battery pack. There is a big expectation that those improvements will give better performance and even longer battery life.
2017 Porsche Panamera for the bodywork will be based on the concept of Panamera Sport Turismo. It means that the car gets revolutionary changes. The company wants to keep its classic style with new details to make it bolder and more powerful. By using modular MSB platform, this car has less weight but better underpinning through the help of aluminum and high-strength steel to cut the current weight for about 200 pounds lighter. With changed dimension, the car has better handling and cornering. It is also comfortable inside and it is smoother to ride. With the redesigned cabin, it goes with minimalistic. Latest technology and classic details will complete the 2017 Porsche Panamera.
Powertrain Changes: New V8 Engine and Updated Hybrid Setup For Redesigned Panamera
New Porsche Panamera 2017 will go with the same engine but there will be a new V8 power plant. Badly, there is no information available for this new engine. Another engine is six-cylinder to deliver from 300 to 400 horsepower for certain market. For American market, the company will offer it with twin-turbo V6 engine 3.0 liter to generate the output for about 420 horsepower. It is paired to dual-clutch PDK transmission and also eight-speed auto gearbox. The hybrid plug-in power plant is very possible to come out with new battery pack to offer better performance. It is no doubt at all that this car will get improved performance.
2017 Porsche Panamera Price
A slight increasing price is reasonable for this new redesigned version but the exact release date is still far from now on. It is estimated that the price tag will not be significantly higher than the current price of 2017 Porsche Panamera.