When Porsche unveiled the Turbo S E-Hybrid trim for the 2018 Panamera hatchback, it was assumed that it will finally make its option to the Sport Turismo wagon physique, as nicely. After a brief wait, that is precisely what went down.
The Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid is principally the identical as the usual Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, with one essential distinction — it is a station wagon! There’s extra cargo area, higher ingress and egress for the second row, and, maybe most significantly, it seems higher than the usual Panamera.
Beneath the hood is similar hybrid system because the hatchback. It places out a stupefying 680 horsepower and 626 pound-feet of torque from its mixture four.Zero-liter V8 and electrical motor. 60 mph arrives in a scant Three.2 seconds, and given sufficient of a straightaway, it’s going to hit 192 mph.
Since it is the top-of-the-line Sport Turismo (at the least for now…), nearly each possibility you may think about is normal. Carbon ceramic brakes disguise behind 21-inch 911 Turbo wheels. The roll bars have an electromechanical system that stiffens the experience when needed alongside its three-chamber air suspension setup. And as with different Sport Turismo fashions, the roof spoiler can transfer between one in all three phases, whether or not the motive force is in search of additional downforce or to chop down on noise with the panoramic roof open.
All of your normal Panamera Sport Turismo goodness extends to the inside of the Turbo S E-Hybrid, too. You continue to get the monstrous 12.Three-inch touchscreen smack dab within the heart of the dashboard, together with extra screens flanking the analog tachometer within the gauge cluster. You will additionally get InnoDrive, which is Porsche’s fancy identify for its suite of energetic and passive driver aids like adaptive cruise management.
Contemplating that is the cream of the crop of Porsche’s steady of wagons, you are going to should pay to play. The MSRP on this dangerous boy is $188,400, not together with an additional $1,050 in vacation spot charges.