Porsche has a new drive on petrol. The announcement was made during the day but the official presentation is planned for the upcoming Beijing Motor Show, open from April 23 to May 2, 2010. We talk about the six-cylinder 3.6-liter naturally aspirated V-powered direct injection, the same model fitted to the Cayenne in the entry level. The new engine will equip a new version of the Porsche Panamera, placing the base of the list in two versions, respectively, and rear-wheel drive.
With six cylinders, the sports car will have 100 horsepower less, but will be more agile and easier to drive, thanks to weight savings. Here there is also pleased with the Stop & Start system, also mounted on the eight cylinders. Consumption and emissions values are lower compared to the more powerful.
The new Porsche Panamera 3.6 consumes 9.3 liters per 100 km, and therefore able to cover 10.7 kilometers with a liter of gasoline, compared with 9 km of version 4.8 4S. The emissions reduction instead of 260 grams of CO2 of 4.8 4S (293 and 286 to the 4.8 S 4.8 Turbo) to “only” 213 grams per kilometer. The engine is mated to a system of rear-wheel drive or full depending on your needs, and associated with a seven-speed PDK gearbox.