Porsche Panamera GTS snares `Auto Bild Sportscar’ top award
STUTTGART—The Porsche Panamera GTS is a 4-door sports car. It was honored with the “Auto Bild Sportscar of the Year 2012” award in the category “Series Sedan”. In the Porsche world, GTS stands for Gran Turismo Sport and has been a mark of extraordinary Porsche performance since the legendary 904 Carrera GTS of 1963.
The Panamera GTS is powered by a dynamic, naturally aspirated V8 engine with 4.8-liter displacement, generating 430 hp (316 kW). The maximum torque is 520 Nm. The series sports exhaust system of the Panamera GTS sounds exceptionally emotional. The body, lowered by ten millimeters, and the extremely sporty chassis with adaptive air suspension and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) make it highly suitable for the racetrack without limiting suitability for everyday driving.
This was the 11th readers’ award held by specialist magazine Auto Bild Sportscars. Around 72,500 readers participated this year. The majority picked the 430-hp Porsche Panamera GTS for the category “Series Sedan.” Stefan Utsch, sales project manager for the Panamera series, accepted the prize presented by Ben Arnold, Auto Bild Sportscars editor, last Nov. 30.
For information on the new 911 and other available models, visit Porsche Center at 201 Edsa Mandaluyong City or contact 7270381 to 85.
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