The Porsche Panamera Turbo is a four-door grand tourer manufactured by Porsche. It boasts a 4.8L V8, which delivers 493bhp at 6,000rpm. The Panamera is a direct adversary to other European luxury cars such as the Aston Martin Rapide and Maserati Quattroporte.
The name Panamera is deduced from the Carrera Panamericana racing series, where Porsche earned many class wins.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
It was only made available for the Seacrest County Police Department in the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC releases. The racer variant was only made available as part of an offer from Dr Pepper for the Xbox 360.
In the Wii release, the racer variant is unlocked upon the player beating the Khalifa Apex Tour's Time Attack race in Dubai. The cop variant becomes available upon the player beating the Koppen CFA Tour's Time Attack in Chongqing.
Need for Speed: World
Template:NFSWlink The Panamera Turbo was already found within the game directory of Need for Speed: World before making an official appearance in the game. These files were removed for unknown reasons after a patch was applied shortly after the title's initial release. The files were later readded after another patch was applied on March 20th, 2012.
It has a seven gear transmission and is capable of reaching a top speed of 170 mph (275 km/h). The Panamera Turbo has a simplistic and reliable handling capability despite its body style. With nitrous, the car gains a little more speed than the average Tier 2 car. It comes equipped with Amerikon Speedsystems street parts as standard.
- In Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, the car is equipped with 20 inch Panamera Turbo II wheels, whilst in Need for Speed: World, it is featured with 19 inch Panamera Turbo wheels.