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Porsche Panamera GTS launched in L.A.

2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche unveiled this week during the L.A. Auto Show the GTS version of the Panamera model which is powered by a naturally-aspirated V8 4.8-liter engine that produces 424 hp (430 PS / 316 kW) and 383 lb.-ft (520 Nm) of torque.

2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

It has a PDK gearbox that sends the power to the PTM all-wheel drive system, along with the Sport Chrono Package as a standard feature which improves power flow without interruption. The car needs less than 4.5 seconds to hit 62 mph and it has a maximum top speed of 179 mph (288 km/h). With low-rolling resistance tires, the Panamera GTS has a fuel consumption of 10.7 liters / 100 km while with normal tires it is 0.2 liters thirstier.

2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

The car also comes as standard with an adaptive air suspension as well as the PASM – Porsche Active Suspension Management system with a tauter damping configuration to provide the Panamera GTS a sportier ride. The car sits on 19-inch alloys that have 225/45/R19 tires in the front and 285/40/R19 tires at the back.

2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

The Porsche Panamera GTS is scheduled to go on sale in February next year and the base price in Germany will be of 116,716 Euros.

Source: Porsche

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