Porsche Panamera Custom Options
As with all new Porsches, Panamera customers can personalise their cars through Porsche Exclusive and Porsche Tequipment. Here is a list of the major items available, many of which are handmade to order...
The Yachting Mahogany Interior Package brings light maple-wood inlays in dark mahogany to trim panels on the dashboard, doors and centre console, with matching grab handles on the roof lining.
Further interior options include extensive detailing in top-grade leather, plus body colour for the air-vent louvres and even the key to the car. The Porsche logo on the headrests is an option which has proved very popular on all models.
PDK Panameras are available with a specially designed aluminium gearlever. The instrument faces and Sport Chrono stopwatch can be in beige, red or white; seatbelts can be silver-grey or red. Door cut-out trims may carry the model name in carbon or brushed aluminium and can be illuminated.
A 10.5-litre cooling box, with two glasses bearing the Porsche name and logo, can be fitted between the two rear seats.
Meanwhile, a wide range of audio and communication features includes Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment. This new system brings two high-resolution seven-inch colour displays, integrated in the backrests of the front seats, plus individual players and two cordless infra-red headsets. The leather-covered display consoles each come with a USB interface, the whole system controlled by touchscreen operation. Immune to vibration, DVDs and CDs can be played at maximum quality. There are connections for two separate, individually controlled AV sources as well as a game console or an iPod.
Outside, the Panamera can be enhanced by body-colour front air intake grids and air outlet grids in the car’s wings behind the front wheels. The lower rear panel and diffuser can be given the same treatment.
Every imaginable exterior rack and attachment is available in a variety of finishes. One of these options can carry up to three bicycles. There are new Porsche child seats, tailored luggage and a 12V cooling bag. Steering wheels can include carbon or wood.
Finally, there are wheel and tyre combinations for summer and winter driving, with a range of sizes.
The Panamera Exclusive catalogue (for factory-fitted features) is now available at all Porsche Centres, with the 'Tequipment' catalogue (for components retro-fitted by the dealer) to follow in September.
Text: Charis Whitcombe
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