2018 Porsche Panamera Executive Wants You to Call Back the Chauffeur. Remember Porsche 928 S4 commercial with its iconic tagline “fire the chauffeur”?. Well, who would have thought that three decades later you will need to call back your chauffeur because Porsche will launch 2018 Porsche Panamera Executive. A car specially designed for people who prefer to be chauffeured around. If you guess that this car has something to do with Porsche Panamera, you guessed right. This is the long wheelbase version of Panamera. And, it will be available with all engines from the regular Panamera.
2018 Porsche Panamera Executive Specifications
Features, Exterior, Interior Design
The length of this long-wheel base version of Panamera is 204.7 inches. Which mean it is 5.9 inches longer than the original. It is also 200 pounds heavier, but the increased weight will not mess up with the performance. The exterior is basically the same, but 2018 Panamera Executive is graced by chrome badge on the C-pillar.
The additional features in Panamera 4 executive include the panoramic sunroof, heated seat and electronically adjusted rear-window sunshade. Panamera 4S Executive comes with the soft-close door . While Panamera Turbo Executive gets everything plus 4-zone climate control, up-level LED headlights and cool ambient interior lighting system.
Engine — 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 Executive, 4S Executive, E-Hybrid Executive
Just like the short-wheel-base version, four options of the engine are available for 2018 Panamera Executive, including the new engine that powers up the base model Panamera 4. 2018 Panamera 4 executive is equipped with the new engine which is 3.0 L turbocharged V6 engine that comes with 330 HP.
2018 Porsche Panamera 4S Executive will be powered by 2.9 L twin turbo V6 engine with 440 HP. while 550 HP 4.0 L twin turbo V8 engine will power Panamera Turbo Executive .
The last one is 2018 Panamera E-Hybrid Executive that comes with V-6 plug-in-hybrid powertrain with total output rated at 462 HP. All engines are mated to 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
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Unlike the short-wheel-base version, Panamera Executive doesn’t have rear-wheel drive option, and all-wheel drive is standard on all models. Despite its increased size, the performance is not really affected. Fuel economy is pretty much the same, and top speed stays at 164 mph. Meanwhile, the 0-60 mph time is 5.5 seconds which is only 1-second longer compared to the regular Panamera.
|Specs||2018 Panamera 4 executive||2018 Porsche Panamera 4S Executive||2018 Panamera E-Hybrid Executive|
|Engine||3.0-liter V-6 turbo||2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6||V-6 plug-in-hybrid|
|Horsepower||330 horsepower||440 horsepower||462 horsepower|
2018 Porsche Panamera Executive Price and Release Date
The first batch of 2018 Porsche Panamera Executive will hit dealerships in January 2017. The base model Panamera 4 Executive is priced at $97,350. While the 4 E-Hybrid Executive starts at $105,170, which is around $4,500 more expensive than the regular E-Hybrid. The pricing for the other two models, Panamera 4S Executive and Panamera Turbo have yet to be announced.
|2018 Porsche Panamera Executive Price||Price list|
|2018 Porsche Panamera 4 Executive Price||$97,350|
|2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive Price||$105,170|
|2018 Porsche Panamera 4S Executive Price||$NA|
|2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive Price||$NA|
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