The Porsche Panamera Turbo S combines high end luxury and a twin turbo engine to rank as the fastest luxury sedan for 2012. The Panamera Turbo S raises the bar for a sporty luxury sedan. Other automobile manufacturers need to sit up and take notice because the Panamera rocks over 550 horsepower making it the fastest luxury sedan on the road in 2012. The Panamera rockets from 0-60 MPG in 3.4 seconds and obliterates the ¼ mile barrier in a scant 11.63 seconds.
The new Porsche Panamera Turbo S provides unique performance and driving dynamics. The engine is actually very fuel efficient and the interior as comfortable as any other $100k can on the road today. The standard Porsche Panamera Turbo make 500 horsepower but the Panamera Turbo S model pump out 50 more horsepower making it one seriously fast luxury sedan. The 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S has a base price of $173,200. This fastest luxury sedan is powered by a twin-turbo 4.8 liter V-8 engine. Power comes in at 550 horsepower and 553 lb-ft. of torque. Poer is put to the ground via a 7-speed automatic transmission mated to Porsche’s All Wheel Drive System. Fuel economy is not too shabby with the Panamera Turbo S netting 15 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway. Those are great numbers for the fastest luxury sedan of 2012.
Porsche Panamera Turbo S – light under the hood
The luxury car family is thus another example of “Porsche Intelligent Performance.” Starting with the exterior the Panamera has a sleek hatchback design to lower drag coefficient. The 19-inch low rolling resistance all-season tires developed by Michelin specifically for the Panamera also help save fuel. The use of innovative light metal alloys in the Porsche Panamera Turbo S reduce the weight of turbine and compressor wheel. Thus lower mass moment of inertia is achieved, which in an improved and more agile response behavior of the loader and thus results of the motor.
Porsche combines Luxury with Turbo Boost
The new Porsche Panamera Turbo S not only has outstanding performance, which many so-called sports cars never reach, but the fastest luxury sedan also has looks that could kill. On the outside the Panamera has color matched spoilers and huge sexy rims. On the inside the luxury interior provides the standard two-tone leather look. The seats are 14-way adjustable and the interior features Turbo S badges. Of course the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S has all the latest and greatest technology.
The next time you see one of these 4 passenger luxury sedans around town, just remember this might be a wolf waiting to attack. With over 550 horsepower the Panamera Turbo S is the fastest luxury sedan in the world.