The sun beats down, the soil is dry and dusty. A pitch-black, cleverly camouflaged Gran Turismo battles over the stony ground. Again and again the deep potholes shake the vehicle and its occupants. A tour de force for the new Porsche Panamera. That’s how it has to be. Testing means going to extremes. Only then can the technology reach ultimate perfection.

This is exactly what took a team of engineers from the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach to South Africa. With a convoy of test vehicles from Cape Town, past Franschoek at the foot of the Drakenstein Mountains, to Hermanus in the Western Cape to the Little Karoo, one of the most popular travel routes in the area. Desert landscape to mountains. Gravel to asphalt. Extreme aridity to moist subtropical climate.

The new Panamera will receive its finishing touches in Weissach

For two weeks, the developers will confront the new Panamera with these extremes at the Cape of Good Hope. Engines, transmission, chassis, operating concept in the interior – everything is new in this second generation of the four-door Porsche. And here it will be tested and tuned under exceptional conditions.

Back in Weissach, the new Panamera will receive its finishing touches based on these findings. Soon customers will be driving it along the roads of the world – probably in not quite as harsh surroundings as here in South Africa.

Porsche Panamera in South Africa

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Consumption data

Panamera Turbo S E Hybrid models

WLTP*
  • 2.9 – 2.7 l/100 km
  • 69 – 62 g/km
  • 24.9 – 24.0 kWh/100 km
  • 46 – 50 km

Panamera Turbo S E Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 2.9 – 2.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 69 – 62 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.9 – 24.0 kWh/100 km
electric range combined (WLTP) 46 – 50 km
electric range in town (WLTP) 49 – 50 km
NEFZ*
  • 2.8 – 2.7 l/100 km
  • 63 – 62 g/km
  • 22.8 – 21.8 kWh/100 km

Panamera Turbo S E Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.8 – 2.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 63 – 62 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 22.8 – 21.8 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid models

WLTP*
  • 2.9 – 2.2 l/100 km
  • 67 – 50 g/km
  • 24.9 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
  • 45 – 53 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 2.9 – 2.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 67 – 50 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.9 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
electric range combined (WLTP) 45 – 53 km
electric range in town (WLTP) 48 – 54 km
NEFZ*
  • 2.3 – 2.0 l/100 km
  • 53 – 47 g/km
  • 19.5 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.3 – 2.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 53 – 47 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 19.5 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

WLTP*
  • 3.0 – 2.4 l/100 km
  • 67 – 55 g/km
  • 24.9 – 23.1 kWh/100 km
  • 45 – 50 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 3.0 – 2.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 67 – 55 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.9 – 23.1 kWh/100 km
electric range combined (WLTP) 45 – 50 km
electric range in town (WLTP) 49 - 53 km
NEFZ*
  • 2.2 – 2.1 l/100 km
  • 52 – 49 g/km
  • 19.3 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.2 – 2.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 52 – 49 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 19.3 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid

WLTP*
  • 2.8 – 2.2 l/100 km
  • 64 – 50 g/km
  • 24.5 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
  • 46 – 53 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 2.8 – 2.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 64 – 50 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.5 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
electric range combined (WLTP) 46 – 53 km
electric range in town (WLTP) 49 - 54 km
NEFZ*
  • 2.2 – 2.0 l/100 km
  • 51 – 47 g/km
  • 18.1 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4S E-Hybrid

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.2 – 2.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 51 – 47 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 18.1 – 17.4 kWh/100 km

Panamera Turbo S Executive

WLTP*
  • 13.2 – 12.9 l/100 km
  • 299 – 293 g/km

Panamera Turbo S Executive

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 13.2 – 12.9 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 299 – 293 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 11.0 – 10.9 l/100 km
  • 251 – 249 g/km

Panamera Turbo S Executive

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 11.0 – 10.9 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 251 – 249 g/km

Panamera 4 E-Hybrid models

WLTP*
  • 2.7 – 2.0 l/100 km
  • 60 – 45 g/km
  • 24.9 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
  • 47 – 56 km

Panamera 4 E-Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 2.7 – 2.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 60 – 45 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.9 – 22.6 kWh/100 km
electric range combined (WLTP) 47 – 56 km
electric range in town (WLTP) 50 – 56 km
NEFZ*
  • 2.3 – 2.1 l/100 km
  • 51 – 47 g/km
  • 18.2 – 17.0 kWh/100 km

Panamera 4 E-Hybrid models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.3 – 2.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 51 – 47 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 18.2 – 17.0 kWh/100 km

Panamera Turbo S

WLTP*
  • 13,2 – 12,8 l/100 km
  • 298 – 290 g/km

Panamera Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 13,2 – 12,8 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 298 – 290 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km
  • 247 – 245 g/km

Panamera Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 247 – 245 g/km