The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo is the powerful performance wagon of your driving dreams. It’s beautiful, feels good, makes sexy noises, and, obviously makes you the envy of all your friends when you are behind the wheel. Does it have a lot of wonderful qualities? Yes. But given that this one cost over $210,000, I will now point out some extremely minor and petty, yet recognizable, flaws.
“A hybrid Porsche Panamera Turbo?” That was the first thought I had when I took the keys to embark on a windy road hunting adventure in upstate New York. But also, why the hell not? Hybrids are all the rage, these days, and I had yet to drive one with 550 horsepower and a twin-turbocharged V8. And once you add the 134 HP from the electric motor, total system output is over 670 HP.
As it turns out, it’s a good-as-hell car, what’s just funny is that although it runs up a steep base price tag of $188,000 and has a super fancy long name, the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo doesn’t have everything you may want.