These are the first images of the interior of the new Porsche Panamera, the sports car firm’s four-door saloon which is due on sale in September.
The images show that the Porsche Panamera will offer plenty of luxurious touches and gadgets to accompany its hefty price tags.
With a continuous center console that extends from the dashboard to the rear seating area, the Panamera offers a new spatial concept for the driver and passengers featuring optimal ergonomic seating with individual cockpit-like spaces for all.
Porsche will provide countless opportunities for individual interior customization with 13 color and material combinations including four two-tone leather interiors and seven interior trim options including carbon fiber to Natural Olive wood.
An available four-zone climate control system gives each seating area individual control of functions such as temperature, air distribution and venting direction.
The Panamera S and Panamera 4S feature eight-way power seats in front with a driver memory package. In the rear are two individual seats with a folding rear console and plenty of room.
The Panamera Turbo has power seats with a memory package for not only the seat functions but also the electronically adjustable steering wheel.
Further seating customization is available through optional alternatives such as 18-way Adaptive Sport Seats or fully adjustable eight-way power seats in the rear.
Porsche for the first time will offer from Burmester – the renowned Berlin audio manufacturer – a new ultra high-end surround sound system.
With 16 loudspeakers plus a subwoofer (a total of over 2.5 square feet of speaker surface area) and a total output of more than 1000 watts, this new system gives listeners a grand acoustical experience.
And like the 2009 Porsche sports cars and SUVs, Panameras will be available with the latest personal electronic connectivity features, including Bluetooth for cellular telephones, Universal Audio Interface for connecting personal audio devices, and satellite radio.
The rear luggage area provides up to 15.7 cubic feet of space, enough room for four large suitcases. The tall space enables luggage to be loaded in an upright position, and with the rear seat folded down the luggage space generously increases up to 44.6 cubic feet.
The Panamera goes on sale in Europe in September with a US launch one month later. At launch all Panameras will be powered by either 400 hp normally aspirated V8 or a 500 hp tubo version with prices starting at $89,800.
A version using Porsche’s new hybrid system should also arrive either later in 2010 or 2011.