New Porsche Panamera GTS models join the family, legendary brand has added two distinctly sporting models to the Panamera range. With a powerful performance from the four-liter V8 twin-turbo engine developing 460 hp (338 kW/), extra dynamic chassis systems including three-chamber air suspension, and its own unique design elements and equipment highlights, the new Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS
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There are no interruptions in a driving force as power is transmitted to the Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel-drive system by the eight-speed PDK dual-clutch gearbox. Designed to reflect the sporting prowess of the Panamera GTS models, the chassis systems have a particularly dynamic emphasis. Adaptive air suspension with three-chamber technology is fitted as standard, which results in flexible control and optimum spring rate spread. The sports chassis in the two GTS models has been lowered by 10 mm while the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) function has been further adapted to provide a more sporting damper calibration. The result? Outstanding cornering dynamics. Large brakes (390 millimeters in diameter at the front, 365 millimeters at the rear) deliver equally confident deceleration.
When compared to the predecessor model, the level of equipment in the new Panamera GTS has been significantly upgraded in a number of areas. For example, the
The GTS models offer all the same innovations as the second-generation Panamera range overall. These include the digital Porsche Advanced Cockpit, assist systems such as Porsche InnoDrive including adaptive cruise control, and optional rear-axle steering. The GTS also features one highlight that is new to the entire Panamera range – the head-up display. The display can be configured by the driver and projects all relevant information directly into their direct line of sight in full color.
As is a tradition at Porsche, GTS stands for Gran Turismo Sport. The first Porsche road-approved sports car, the 904 Carrera GTS, was launched back in 1963, bringing racing technology to the streets. This was followed by the 924 GTS and 928 GTS, which cultivated the concept throughout the 1980s and 90s. In 2007, the GTS celebrated its revival with the 911 Carrera GTS. The first generation of the Panamera GTS followed in 2011, initially available as a sports saloon only. Now, the new Panamera GTS is also available as a Sports Turismo. With a large boot lid, low loading sill, increased luggage compartment volume and 4+1 seating configuration, the new GTS variant based on 2017 model