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More power for the Panamera – at a price

New £11,000 Powerkit gives Porsche’s Panamera Turbo a 190mph top speed.

Sport Design Package complete with 20in wheels can be fitted to the Panamera from October

Porsche Panamera Turbo customers can now pay for a higher top speed – and more acceleration – with the newly-launched “Powerkit”.

Costing £11,118, the performance package raises engine output by 40bhp to 533bhp, but you’ll need a good stopwatch to spot the difference. According to the Germany sportscar manufacturer the 0-62mph time will drop by 0.1 seconds compared to the standard Panamera, enabling the car to reach the magic benchmark from rest in 3.9 seconds.

Top speed (unlikely to be reached by anyone while driving in the UK) is increased from 188 mph to 190 mph, while the engine still returns 24.6mpg, the same as that of the 493bhp version. There’s good news for existing Panamera Turbo owners too; the kit can be retro-fitted, from November.
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