Porsche has added its latest Turbo S variant to its revamped Panamera Gran Turismo car portfolio, and Porsche India has officially commenced the bookings for this car. It’s expected that the Porche Panamera Turbo S variant shall be priced over Rs 2 crores (the Panamera Turbo is currently priced at Rs 1.99 crore), but there’s no official stamp on the price yet. Deliveries of this car shall start February 2014.

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It’s six months since the Panamera was given a makeover, and many more improvements have been done to the Panamera Turbo S. The car sports a 4.8 liter twin turbo V8 petrol engine that delivers a peak power of 570 bhp and a peak torque of 750 Nm (800 Nm in overboost), i.e, both the power and the torque have been upped by a figure of 50 as compared to Turbo.

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The revamp includes new turbochargers and better fuel-injection systems that propel the limo from 0-100 kmph in just 3.8 seconds, delivering a maximum speed of 310 kmph- making it the most powerful and the fastest car in its range. The engine’s paired to a 7-speed automatic gearbox  with twin clutches for faster gear shifts.

The visual changes include the following:

  • Front Bumber
  • Larger rear window
  • 20-inch alloy wheels (same as in 911 Turbo II) and wider tires
  • New interior finish

The Panamera Turbo S boasts three driving modes- Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The power transmission is handled by an active all-wheel drive system. The sports-car shall be officially showcased at the Tokyo Motor Show that will kick off next week. Keep watching this space for more updates.