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Porsche launches new Panamera Turbo S with 550 horsepower

Porsche launches new Panamera Turbo S with 550 horsepower image

Text: / Photos: Porsche Press | posted March 31, 2011 14:29

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Porsche, the purveyor of the 911, Cayman, Boxter and Cayenne SUV has just launched the latest version of their flagship Panamera sedan with the new Turbo S.

Equipped with all the features in the Porsche performance arsenal, the new Panamera Turbo S develops 550 horsepower (a 10% increase) and 750 Nm of torque which can increase up to 800 Nm with overboost activated. The upgraded engine can reach 100 km/h from a standstill in 3.8 seconds and continues on to a top speed of 191 mph, or 307 kilometers per hour.

The new Panamera Turbo S rejoins the field of high performance luxury sedans including the likes of the Mercedes S63 AMG and Maserati Quattroporte.