Intro: As the first Porsche to truly cater to all four occupants, the 2011 Panamera does so with four doors and a luxurious back seat that treats passengers like sports car royalty.
Features: Rear passengers can relax in split-folding bucket seats with a folding center armrest, individual climate controls and an available rear seat entertainment package that incorporates two 7-inch flat screens in the front head rests, connected to individual DVD players.
Performance: For 2011, a 300 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 is the new base engine, while the 400 horsepower V8 is carried over. They send power through either a 6-speed manual or Porsche's 7-speed PDK transmission to the rear wheels or available all wheel drive. Also carried over is the turbocharged 4.8-liter V8, sending 500 horses though the 7-speed PDK to standard all wheel drive.
Fuel Economy: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
Pricing: Base MSRP for the 2011 Porsche Panamera is $74,400. A Turbo model starts at $135,300.
Warranty: The Panamera is backed by a 4-year, 50,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With uncompromising performance and world-class luxury, the 2011 Porsche Panamera rolls through the four-door sports car market with power and grace.