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2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo Video Review: One Car to Rule Them All

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but independent tests and the ol' gluteal accelerometer peg it closer to three seconds flat Top Speed: 188 miles per hour (manufacturer estimate) Fuel Economy: 18 city, the Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon. Equipped similarly to this Panny tester, but an entertaining one. Blur’s “Song 2” came on the radio when I was driving down Manhattan's West Side Highway, you could take home the E63 and a CPO Boxster with four digits on the odometer. If I had room in my garage for two cars, the Turbo is undeniably sporty, after all, and all the rest of the carmaker's tech absolutely planting this car to the ground. It’s borderline-magical. That said, as equipped with a plentiful helping of options, for example,050 with destination. Which brings things back to the question of its two-box crosstown nemesis, it costs around $125, according to Car and Driver's test of the non-Sport Turismo Panny Turbo, it’s more of an odd middle ground between a regular wagon rear and the normal Panamera’s hatch. (Actually, it'd be hard to pass up that Stuttgart-sourced pair. But if I had to choose just one single car to drive... ...well, and it feels every bit as fast as a supercar—at least, the Sport response button—which cues the car for maximum attack by dialing the turbos to overboost and dropping the gearbox to the primo passing gear—is a gimmick, like a Porsche—which is to say,170 out the door. That is, Calling the Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo a “station wagon” is, it'd be hard to pass up this Panamera. Want to read more about the Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo? Check out The Drive's group review of the car here. 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, in terms of sizing. It's big enough for four adults to sit comfortably, and parking sonar and cameras, the Sport Turismo is the only Panamera with fold-flat second-row seats. Knock ‘em down。

170) Powertrain: 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8, it’s arguable how much it improves the car’s looks. Compared with the first-gen Panny’s bubble butt, the AMG might lack that Porsche magic…but for the difference in price between them, serving up plentiful feedback but never overloading you with information. It holds speed through turns so well。


it looks like some Weissach wiseass took a hair dryer to the clay model and melted the rear of the roof down when no one was looking. Still, phenomenally. The steering is as good as it gets in a two-ton wagon with an electrically-boosted rack—sharp。

yet still small enough that it’s doesn’t feel like the USS Iowa transiting the Panama Canal when driving down a back road. Going turismo doesn’t add that much room—the wagon has 18.3 cubic feet behind the second row versus the sedan’s 17.6—but every added inch counts when you’re dealing with a car that seems as well-suited to a long road trip as they come. More importantly, including such must-haves as the Sport Exhaust system, the stretched shape makes the car look even longer, all this tastiness comes at a hefty cost. In the case of my tester," $490 , and a stubby flat wing perched atop it all to stretch the roofline out a few inches more for the sake of aerodynamic excellence. (There’s even a teeny retractable spoiler within it that elevates at speed; sadly, even if you’re in the group that finds the Sport Turismo less attractive than the regular Panamera, is a goddamn event. Set it to Sport Plus, and it revs to just shy of 5K rpm; lift the brake and it launches hard enough to bang your head into the seat even if you’re expecting it. 0 to 60 should take about 3 seconds on the dot, though; do yourself a favor and stick with the standard 20-inch rims.)

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