The 2014 Panamera GT's facelift comes with cleaner lines, plug-in hybrid technology and a brand new twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine for the S and the 4S models replacing the 4.8-liter naturally aspirated V8. As you would expect, downsizing actually means more power.
Porsche's fancy new President and CEO Michael Macht, speaking at the Frankfurt Motor Show, stated the performance brand is developing hybrid and electric powertrains for sports cars. However, current batteries aren't "sufficient to meet Porsche's strict requirements." Press release below.