The updated Panamera on the track – faster mid-engined sports cars

The updated Panamera on the track – faster mid-engined sports cars


A new version of the Porsche Panamera was faster than pre-reform liftback for 13 seconds.

Premiere of the new Porsche Panamera will be held before the end of this month, and while the German automaker sent the model on the nürburgring, where she set a new record. The novelty was 13 seconds predecessor and even comes on the heels of some performance, for example, the Chevrolet Corvette.

The track brought new Panamera factory test driver at Porsche of Lars Kern, who has repeatedly demonstrated high results on the “Nordschleife”. Note that in September 2017 Kern set a record lap behind the wheel of a production Porsche 911 GT2 RS, and only a year of driving the 911 GT2 RS MR, he beat the best time in the category of cars with a tolerance on the normal road.


Driving the new Panamera Lars Kern was a circle in 7 minutes is 29.81 seconds, fractions of a second faster than the result of a mid-engined supercar Chevrolet Corvette.

The car which brought to the track as close as possible to the serial version. In the list of modifications: racing seats, buckets, roll cage and tyres Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. All of these improvements can be installed on standard car surcharge.

The last version of the Porsche Panamera lap time was 7 minutes 38,46 seconds. In 2016 Lars Kern ran a Turbo version of the hatchback with a 4.0-liter V8 power 550 HP, and now the new car was faster by 13 seconds.

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