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2011 Porsche Panamera

The 2011 Porsche Panamera, was launched in the 2009 and it was Porches’s first four door sedan to compete luxury sedan category. It was quite successful in getting attention in a short period of time as luxury sedan out of Porsche’s sports car heritage. It competes successfully with top ends segment cars like the Aston Martin Rapide or the Mercedes-Benz CLS-class, It combines all one would look from a luxury car, performance, good look, comfort and luxury.

The 2011 Porsche Panamera is a four-passenger, four-door hatchback that is offered in five trim levels; Base, 4, S, 4S and Turbo. The Porsche Panamera Base and 4 are powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The base can sprint zero to 60 mph in as little as 5.6 seconds. The Porsche Panamera S and 4S receive a 4.8-liter V8 engine with 400 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. Panamera S can reach zero to 60 mph in either 5.2 seconds while the 4S can achieve that within 4.8 seconds.

The Panamera Turbo gets a twin-turbocharged version of the same V8 engine producing an impressive 500 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. The Turbo can make zero to sixty in 4.0 seconds. An optional Panamera Turbo Kit increases the performance with titanium alloy turbines and engine management tweaks, boosting the Panamera Turbo’s output to 540 hp and 590 lb-ft.

Every Panamera is equipped with a ZF-engineered seven-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission. The Panamera Base and S are rear-wheel drive cars, while the Panamera 4, 4S and Turbo are all-wheel drive. Fuel economy is around 18 mpg in the city and 27mpg on the highway for the Base variant, the 4 achieves 18mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, the s and 4s have 16/24 mpg while the top end Turbo achieves 15 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.

The 2011 Porsche Panamera Base and Panamera 4 comes equipped with long list of standard features including adaptive suspension dampers, 18-inch wheels, rear parking sensors, a power rear hatch, dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering column, a sunroof, eight-way power front seats, driver memory functions, a cooled glove-box, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a 60/40-split rear seatback and rear bucket seats. Also standard are a hard-drive-based navigation system and an 11-speaker CD audio system. The only difference between Panamera Base and Panamera 4 is the drive system, the 4 has all-wheel drive while the Base is a rear-wheel drive. The Panamera S and all-wheel-drive 4S also gets all the above features as standard.
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Porsche Cayman Overview And Specs

The Porsche Cayman is a driving enthusiast’s dream car, with an exquisitely beautiful design and a powerful engine. Weighing less than 3,000 pounds and sporting a midengine layout, the Cayman handles well and is nimble when driven in a spirited fashion.

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Porsche Cayman

The 2010 Porsche Cayman comes in two models with options the ‘Cayman Base’ and ‘Cayman S’. There are numerous choices exterior paint colors, in seats, upholstery colors, wheel sizes and designs, custom colors and custom leathers.


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Standard equipment on the ‘Cayman Base’ includes front and rear foglamps, 17-inch wheels, summer high-performance tires, eight-way adjustable seats, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, a trip computer and a four-speaker sound system with CD player. The Cayman S gets 18-inch wheels and a nine-speaker sound system.

The Cayman’s comes with other optional features like a limited-slip rear differential lock, ceramic composite brakes, different wheel sizes and designs, adaptive suspension, a rear window wiper, bi-xenon adaptive headlights, auto-dimming mirrors, rear parking sensors, PDK shift paddles, a sport exhaust, automatic climate control, fully powered heated seats, ventilated seats, two different sport seat designs, a navigation system, a heated steering wheel, an iPod interface, Bluetooth, voice controls, satellite radio, an in-dash or remote six-CD changer, a seven-speaker sound system upgrade for the base Cayman and a 10-speaker Bose surround-sound system for either model. The Sport Chrono package adds a lap timer and adjustable driver settings.

The Porsche Cayman is equiped with a 2.9liter six-cylinder engine producing 265 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The Porsche Cayman S comes equiped with a 3.4-liter engine producing 320 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.

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Both cars come standard with a six-speed manual transmission, while the seven-speed PDK automated manual is optional. The base car accelerates from zero to 60 mph in about 5.5 seconds, while the Cayman S reaches that speed in about 5 seconds.

The Porsche Cayman is a two seater car, there is plenty of room inside for two. There is a 150litre front boot, plus up to 260 litres in the split-level deck atop the mid-mounted engine and gearbox.

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