Porsche’s 2017 Panamera is among the best luxury hybrid cars as it is equipped with the latest safety and technological features. Porsche fitted Doppelkupplung transmission in this vehicle that not only boosts the performance of the vehicle, but it also helps to change the gear in milliseconds to enhance the speed. It has an outstanding exterior and stunning interior that makes this sedan simply too good to ignore.
2017 Porsche Panamera is an all-wheel drive sedan, however, it also comes with an option of rear-wheel drive as well. It is available in 2 standard exterior colors, 10 metallic exterior colors and 4 special exterior colors that include Carmine Red, GT Silver Metallic, Amethyst Metallic, and Chalk. It is 4 doors and 4 passenger’s vehicle that is much appreciated by families all over the world.
This is one of the best luxury hybrid cars that are available in the UAE, this particular vehicle is available in 6 trim levels and in 12 interior colors. Here is a review of the new hybrid car with a closer look at its design, performance and other factors that make it incredible.
Best luxury hybrid cars – Design of 2017 Porsche Panamera
The 2017 Porsche Panamera has a magnificent design, it has marvelous exterior and an appealing interior that boosts the outlook of Panamera and it appeals to people to give it a second look. It is a luxurious vehicle and the company used the finest material in the vehicle to give a comfortable ride to its customers.
The exterior of a best hybrid luxury cars is simply an eye-catcher, it has a body colored front and rear bumper. Logo of Porsche sits nicely at the center of the front bumper. It has a black front windshield trim with rain detecting variable intermittent wipers with heated jets that help the driver to see clearly in bad weather conditions.
The door handles of the vehicle are also body colored while the heated, auto dimming side mirrors add an extra layer of performance to the vehicle. It is equipped with power folding system. Side windows are armed with tinted black glass that saves the driver and passengers from direct sunlight.
The lights of the best luxury hybrid cars are very astonishing; they give an aggressive yet a catchy look to the exterior of the vehicle. The 2017 Porsche Panamera is fitted with fully automatic projector beam lights, LED low and high beam lights, Daytime running, LED brake lights and auto-leveling headlamps with delay-off. The fog lights are beautifully fitted at the bottom of the front bumper that helps the driver to see clearly at night and in bad weather conditions.
Porsche fitted the big tyres in its new model to give it a strong grip on the road; it has 19-inch Panamera wheels that include 9.0*19 front and 10.5*19 rear wheels. The design of the wheel is of dual-arm 5-spoke design. Wheels are armed with silver accents and the vehicle is equipped with spare tyre mobility kit.
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2017 Porsche Panamera is a luxury vehicle so it is expected that the interior of the vehicle would be outstanding. The seats of the best hybrid family car are very comfortable that helps the driver and passengers to have a relaxed and comfortable trip. The seats are 8-way powered that includes the electric height adjustment of the seat, seat angle, and backrest angle. Rear seats are equipped with 60/40 folding system to give more cargo space in the vehicle.
The steering wheel of the vehicle is nicely wrapped in the leather and on the other hand, the gear knob is available in metal to look finishing and Porsche also gives an option of gear knob beautifully wrapped in leather to give a comfortable grip on the gear. The gauges are superbly hidden behind the steering wheel that helps the driver to have a check on the Speed of the vehicle and on the fuel meter.
The interior of the vehicle is also featured with front and rear cup holder, driver foot rest, front center armrest and rear center armrest with storage. The best luxury hybrid cars comes with remote keyless entry with an integrated key transmitter that helps the driver to lock and unlock the vehicle by just pushing a button.
The dual zone front automatic air conditioning system is fitted in the vehicle that helps the driver and passengers to set the temperature of the vehicle according to their need. Lights are nicely fitted at the interior of 2017 Porsche Panamera that not only enhances the beauty of the vehicle, but it also gives a luxurious look and helps the driver to see clearly in the vehicle at night.
Powertrain of 2017 Porsche Panamera
Much like most of the best luxury hybrid cars, the latest 2017 Porsche Panamera is fitted with a very powerful 3.0-Liter Turbocharged V6 engine that can produce 330hp and 331Nm of torque. It has 8-speed automatic transmission. The estimated fuel efficiency of this vehicle is 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Its combined estimated fuel efficiency is 24 mpg. The fuel tank capacity of 2017 Porsche Panamera is approximately 23.7 gallon.
2017 Porsche Panamera is equipped with new 8-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung transmission that gives a tremendous drive force to the engine that brings the acceleration expected of a sports car. This helps the driver in long trips to change the gear in milliseconds with no discernible interruption in the flow of power.
The vehicle is equipped with Sports Chrono Package including mode switch that gives an option to the driver for personalized driving style. Four mode includes Normal, Sport, Sport plus, and individual. The Sports mode gives an increased dynamics and direct handling, in Sports plus the engine becomes more responsive.
Technology of 2017 Porsche Panamera
This is one of those best luxury hybrid cars that are equipped with latest technological features that help the riders to enjoy the trip with entertainment. 2017 Porsche Panamera is also fitted with a 12-inch touch-screen that displays Porsche communication management, online navigation module, hi-fi sound system with 10 speakers that gives a total output of 150 watts.
It also includes Apply Car Play, Porsche car connects, Siri XM satellite radio, audio theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna and Navtraffic real-time traffic display. The rear seat passengers also have a touch-screen display, at the back of front seat two high-resolution screens are placed one at the right and one at the left side.
Safety Features of 2017 Porsche Panamera
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is a luxurious vehicle and it has latest safety features so that the driver feels confident when he is driving the vehicle. The safety features of this best family hybrid car are as follows:
- Electronic Stability Control
- ANTI-Lock Braking System
- Driveline Traction Control
- Side Impact Beams
- Park Assist Front and Rear Parking Sensors
- Tyre Specific Low Tyre Pressure Warning
- Rear Child Safety Locks
- Outboard Front Lap and Shoulder Safety Belts
- Back-Up Camera
Price of 2017 Porsche Panamera
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is available in the UAE with its six trim levels. The price of this best family hybrid car in the UAE is as follows:
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera base in the UAE is starting from AED 393,700 to AED 550,000.
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 in the UAE is starting from AED 415,600 to AED 575,000.
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera 4S in the UAE is starting from AED 491,900 to AED 680,000.
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid in the UAE is starting from AED 464,200 to AED 620,000.
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo in the UAE is starting from AED 691,500 to AED 850,00
- The price of 2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid in the UAE is starting from AED 813,800 to AED 980,000.
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is one of the best luxury hybrid cars and it is available in the UAE, but it is not an affordable vehicle. The people who can afford this vehicle can enjoy the luxury trip with all the safety features and technological features.