Porsche Panamera sets speed record at NürburgringAugust 13, 2020
The press service of the German brand announced that the most powerful version of the Porsche Panamera sports fastback, which is rumored to be designated Lion, was able to complete the circle of the Nurburgring in 7 minutes 29.81 seconds. The car set a speed record.
Most recently, the German automaker’s press office announced that the Porsche Panamera fastback was able to become the fastest “four-door premium car on the Nürburgring.” The speed record was set on a new performance model, which is positioned as the most powerful Panamera that can to be.
According to some reports, the most productive version of the model will receive the designation Lion.
According to the official press release, the car was able to complete the Nürburgring in 7 minutes and 29.81 seconds. Porsche says this is enough to set a new production model record in the “executive car” category.
It is worth noting that the German AMG GT 63 S has a full circle run of 7 minutes 25.41 seconds, the British Jaguar XE SV Project 8 was able to cover this distance in 7 minutes 18.36 seconds. Lynk & Co 03 Cyan showed a lap time of 7: 20.1.
While Porsche is not yet going to reveal the specifications of the fastest execution Panamera to achieve a speed record, we do have some preliminary details on the new product. This version of the model features a redesigned chassis and engine, as well as a more efficient electromechanical roll stabilization system and new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, which will be available as an option. The most powerful version of the Panamera will receive more power and sharper steering. Porsche engineers have also improved the car’s cornering stability.
The official presentation of the new product should take place at the end of the month, when we find out if it will be an updated Panamera Turbo or a new member of the family, which may indeed receive the designation Lion.
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