Porsche Panamera Turbo S specs, pictures and UK prices

Porsche unveils the facelifted Panamera Turbo S, which sees power boosted to 562bhp. Specs, pictures and prices here

Following on from the recently launched Panamera (Full Panamera Turbo review here), Porsche has released pictures and details of the latest iteration of the top-of-the-line 562bhp Turbo S, ahead of its Tokyo motor show reveal later this month.

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The brute has had the same nip-and-tuck treatment as the rest of the range, including larger intakes fitted, LED headlights, larger rear window, colour coded four way spoiler and a redesigned rear bumper which now houses the number plate.

It isn’t just about the minor styling tweaks either. The twin-turbo V8 powering the super saloon has been mildly fettled, with new turbochargers and high-pressure fuel injection system. The tweaks see power rise from 542bhp in the old Turbo S, to 562bhp – in turn almost 50bhp up on the standard Turbo.

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Porsche’s 0-62mph claim still stands at 3.8 seconds – but the top speed is up 3mph to 193mph. Power is transferred to the road via Porsche’s Haldex-style multi-plate clutch four-wheel drive system, which comes with ‘Dynamic Chassis Control’, ’Torque Vectoring’ as well as ‘Active Suspension Management’ as standard.

Available to order now, deliveries start in January 2014. The Turbo S is prices from £131,649, or about £24k more than the non-S model.

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