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2015-04-07 09:35

SPECIAL EDITION PANAMERA IN SA: Porsche's new Panamera Editions boast enhanced design elements and are fitted with a host of standard equipment. Image: Porsche

Porsche South Africa has launched two special versions of its popular four-door sedan - Panamera Edition and Panamera 4 Edition.

The special editions are equipped with enhanced design elements throughout as well technical and mechanical improvements.

Each is powered by a 228kW V6 though the Panamera 4 Edition has all-wheel drive and traction management.

SPECIAL EDITION

The exterior has gloss-black trim on the windows and door releases (if Porsche Entry & Drive is chosen as an option) in the same colour. Its standard 19" alloy rims (in Panamera Turbo II design) have hub-covers with a coloured Porsche crest.

Inside, the Panamera Edition gains dual-tone, black leather upholstery with the Porsche logo embossed on head rests, sport steering wheel, door sill plates with "Edition" lettering and special floor mats.

LATEST PORSCHE TECH

The standard Porsche communication management  system, with 17cm touchscreen, combines audio, satnav and communication features. Sound is provided by a 14-speaker 585 watt Bose surround-sound system.

Technical enhancements include is its active suspension management, bi-xenons with dynamic light system, park assist (front and rear) including a reversing camera and power-steering plus.

According to Porsche: "The Panamera has been one of the key pillars of success since its premiere in 2009. A total of 24 864 units of the model were delivered in 2014."

PRICES
Porsche Panamera Edition - R1 055 000
Porsche Panamera 4 Edition - R1 084 000
Includes a three-year drive plan

PANAMERA EDITION: The two Panamera Editions are available to order in South Africa. Image: Porsche

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