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Porsche Panamera S - Performance

Performance

Yes, power is important. Just as important as efficiency. That’s why the Panamera S and the Panamera 4S have a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 engine. Thanks to some clever downsizing, the result is more power output than that of the naturally aspirated engine in the predecessor model, yet with...

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Porsche Panamera S - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

With millisecond precision, DFI injects fuel at up to 120 bar directly into the combustion chamber by means of electromagnetically actuated injection valves. DFI also improves the internal cooling of the combustion chamber by having the mixture prepared directly in the cylinder. The higher...

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Porsche Panamera S - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Offering both a manual gearshift and an automatic mode, 7-speed PDK promises to deliver sports performance with efficiency and comfort as well as rapid gear changes with no discernible interruption in the flow of power.

PDK is essentially two gearboxes in one. The double clutch provides an...

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Porsche Panamera S - VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus is a two-in-one engine concept for adjusting the intake and exhaust camshafts and switching the lift of the intake valves. The system differentiates between driver inputs that typify normal, everyday driving and those inputs that demand maximum power.

Valve operation is then adapted...

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Porsche Panamera S - Auto start/stop function

Auto start/stop function

The auto start/stop function switches off the engine as you approach a stopping situation. This fuel-saving system restarts the engine the moment you release the brakes.

All audio and communication systems remain switched on and automatic climate control continues to maintain your selected...

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Porsche Panamera S - Coasting

Coasting

The coasting function available with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) enables you to save even more fuel where the situation allows.* The engine is decoupled from the transmission to prevent deceleration caused by engine braking. The Panamera S E-Hybrid goes one step further and switches off the engine...

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Porsche Panamera S - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

Lightweight exhaust system

The exhaust system of the Panamera models is made from long-life stainless steel. The primary and main catalytic converters heat up rapidly and help to deliver effective emissions control. At high revs and under maximum engine load, the exhaust system of the Panamera Turbo...

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Porsche Panamera S - SPORT button and Sport Chrono

SPORT button and Sport Chrono

SPORT button

The SPORT button, which is fitted as standard, enables you to select a setup that favours either comfort or sporty performance. At the push of a button, the electronic engine management system switches the engine mapping to offer a sharper response and engine dynamics that are more...

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