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2016 Porsche Panamera gets rendered

 2016 Porsche Panamera gets rendered
Next-generation Porsche Panamera rendering 03.1.2013 / theophiluschin.com

Can't come soon enough

The Porsche Panamera has always been a little controversial thanks to its less than stellar styling, but that could soon be changing as the company is preparing to introduce the next-generation model in 2015 or 2016.

Expected to be heavily influenced by the Panamera Sport Turismo concept, the model could have an aggressive front fascia and a 911-inspired rear end which mercifully hides the car's hatchback.

Little else is known about the model, but previous reports have indicated it will ride on the MSB platform (modular standard architecture) that will also underpin future Bentleys and possibly a couple Lamborghinis. Slated to feature steel and aluminum construction, the MSB architecture could enable the Panamera to weigh 200 lbs (91 kg) less than the current model.

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ScottCampbell
I have had several Porsche's in the past. Right now, I have a Panamera 4S. The 911 has always been an unique shape vs many wedged shaped sports cars. The Panamera is easily recognizable as a Large, stretched version of the iconic 911. The rendering above changes that for me but sometimes you might have to see the car in the real Flesh.The back end looks like a regular car. I love the Porsche 911/Panamera big bulbous back end.
Jul 5, 2014 3:36 pm
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PaganiC9_pl0x
Just build the sport turismo porsche!! There need be no styling changes! And of course, more boot space than this quite ugly sedan rendering.
Jan 4, 2013 7:39 am
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Sylvester
The Panamera has always been a love it or hate it design. The new car appears to be going mainstream. Sure, it will be expensive but the design language seems to be going more mainstream. The uniqueness of the Panamera has always been the fastback design. This car seems to be losing that concept. Sad
Jan 4, 2013 3:26 am
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techie69
Definitely better looking than the current one. The rendering if it goes that route is a takes away some fire out of the Rapide's good looks!
Jan 4, 2013 1:58 am
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porsche6616
does not look enough rear headroom for a 6ft person
Jan 4, 2013 1:55 am
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peterjames7
Looks like a curvy a7...i guess the rear isnt wat we will see in production the rest is pretty much the same as the concept
Jan 3, 2013 5:36 pm
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EdBacau
This looks like any other car, it's not a Porsche.
Jan 3, 2013 5:14 pm
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PONTIAC G8 GXP
Reminds me Audi A8 with 10% of Porsche styling
Jan 3, 2013 5:08 pm
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RoadRunner
100% Correct !!!
Jan 3, 2013 6:52 pm
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tvkhaled
Youtube video made in 2009, named " 2010 Porsche Panamera- body redesign ", suggesting a semi-notchback rear & bigger wheel openings for the Panamera to make it look better. Funny how close it is, with this second generation design!
Jan 3, 2013 4:55 pm
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xoff
Porsche should hire the person that made this rendering.
Jan 3, 2013 4:24 pm
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mhectorgato
If it is "expected to be heavily influenced by the Panamera Sport Turismo concept", why would the person rendering this change the rear completely from that concept?
Jan 3, 2013 3:57 pm
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NYyanks
Looks like an even more futuristic 911 with 4 doors, I think it looks amazing!
Jan 3, 2013 3:37 pm
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JohnFuller
I like the Panamera because it looks so different. If they make the sedan above, why bother buying one!
Jan 3, 2013 3:36 pm
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RoadRunner
+this will just be based on an Audi A8 platform
Jan 3, 2013 6:51 pm
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opelbauer
Yes, looks different, but in a wrong way. The rear end of the current one is looking horrible. A 4 door Porsche won't be a real Porsche anyway. At least this rendering looks way better than the current one.
Jan 6, 2013 5:43 am
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