Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo GTS PDK
The Panamera hatchback and Sport Turismo get the GTS treatment and become the smart-choice derivatives in their ranges
We all know that guy. He’s just a little fitter, trimmer, faster and better looking than the rest of us. You may think him an ex-pro were it not for the fact he’s a self-made businessman who has both managed to make his fortune in commerce and become an impressively skilled runner/paddler/cyclist. None of us like him too much, of course, but that’s more about our issues than any fault of his.
envy aside, that pretty much describes any GTS in the Porsche range, too, and is particularly accurate when it comes to the new Panamera GTS. Whereas the standard model and the S are the sensible, pragmatic derivatives and the Turbo and Turbo S the muscled, weight-room devotees, the GTS is the corporate boardroom’s toned athlete.
This particular Panamera – available in both hatchback and Sport Turismo body shapes – has benefited from a training programme which has sharpened the model’s well-documented athletic abilities. Bridging the gap between the 324 kw S and the