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.
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.
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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."
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