Porsche has launched a designer Perspective video of their concept model – the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, where the design experience of PORSCHE Experts, are smartly implemented on the overall concept model of Porsche Panamera by making the perfect design which is more aerodynamic, realistic, sportier and matched with league of Porsche. According to Mitja Borkert, General Manager of Porsche Advanced Design, “The Panamera has one body style today, the body style of a four-door coupe. We were intrigued by the idea of developing another version for Porsche – in other words to design a version of a sporty Panamera, a sports station wagon.”. Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept was showcased at the Paris Motor Show 2012, where its design and concept was liked by vast people around the world.
The sports station wagon - Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, is a perfect combination of functionality and exterior which is highly emotional and sporty. Its is like 911 which has essentials of PORSCHE DNA. As per the designers the exterior and interior – the Panamera has the air intake feature from the front which gives enhanced grip on the road. The real challenge part for designer was, the Rear part of Turismo Concept, where they have to design the Rear part of the station wagon, to give the similar broader and longer characteristic of the famous PORSCHE. The designers have emphasized on the concept of the broader edge and borrowed the concept from the famous Porsche 911 Carerra, and has given a new and unique three-dimensional deep signature of PORSCHE.
The Variable Aerodynamics are kept under touched everywhere possible in the Sports Station Wagon, to equalize the big power of engine by a down thrust and variable spoilers. The wind-shape of the front diffuser is similar to the 918 spider. The indicators are nicely integrated in the Panamera Concept, to make it the best show car. The cutting edge LED horizontal headlights are really unique in the Porsche league. The whole thing looks really light and generous still have the characteristic of PORSCHE with Tachometer with highest quality interiors and the center console rising in the front, in terms of ease of movement – a sensor button door opener is integrated.
The Panamera Sport Turismo concept is a Hybrid Car(plug-in hybrid) which has a supercharged 3.0 Litre V6 engine, which is capable of generating a horsepower of 333[i.e. 245 kilo-Watts] and a Electric motor that has a 9.4 kWh lithium-ion battery which is capable of producing a horsepower of 95[i.e. 70 kilo-Watts). The combine horsepower from the combustion engine and electric motor is 416[i.e. 306 kilo-Watts] and using this power the Sport Turismo can sprint from 0 to 100 km/hour in less than 6 seconds. It has the fuel economy of 3.5 liters/100 kilometers i.e [67.2 miles/gallon in US / 80.7 miles/gallon in UK] and have less CO2 emissions of 82 grams/kilometers.
In this video you will watch the clay model preparation and finishing to the world premiere at the Paris Motor Show 2012, where the R&D centre designers Michael Mauer and Mitja Borkert, in Weissach, has given an exclusive footage of the design development process of the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo.
The Design Process : Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo
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