2013 Audi RS5 Test Drive & Review
Select "Original" quality for 4K resolution. Sponsored by Audi of Alexandria. Steve takes us on a test drive of the ultimate accessory the 2013 Audi RS5. This beautiful performance coupe from Audi is a limited production, high performance model of Audi's A5 and S5. With more horsepower, faster 0-60 and excellent performance, the 2013 Audi RS5 improves upon the already exceptional S5. Soundtrack Link: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Rosenthal_Automotive_Accessorize?id=Baxheyxgtqk7gh5n6prd7wgavaq&feature=artist-albums#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDYwMiwiYWxidW0tQmF4aGV5eGd0cWs3Z2g1bjZwcmQ3d2dhdmFxIl0.
2013 Range Rover Test Drive & Review
Steve takes the long awaited new 2013 Range Rover Supercharged for a test drive to see how the updated flagship Land Rover feels in person. The acceleration has been enhanced due to a lighter body and upgraded 8 speed transmission. Follow this link to download song: https://play.google.com/store/music/artist/Rosenthal_Automotive?id=Au2y6qbygpg44at5w5473vaylaa&feature=nav_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDMsImFydGlzdC1BdTJ5NnFieWdwZzQ0YXQ1dzU0NzN2YXlsYWEiXQ..
2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Test Drive & Review
The new 2013 6 series Gran Coupe is here! Steve takes us on a tour of BMW's new 4 door coupe- the 640i. This model is brand new for BMW and comes in two models, the 640i and the 650i. Steve explores the interior and exterior of the Gran Coupe and reviews how well the car feels to drive in person.
2012 Porsche Panamera Test Drive & Luxury Sports Car Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/porsche/panamera/2012/ The 2012 Porsche Panamera is an interesting combination of automotive delicacies. The Panamera is one part sports car, one part luxury car, one part hatchback, and one part sedan. Over the past decade, Porsche has created a few unique vehicles to target a broad range of car buyers. The Boxster is aimed at the entry level sports car enthusiast while the Cayenne is aimed at those looking for a quick SUV. But the Panamera offers 911 performance with a usable back seat. The 2012 Porsche Panamera can range from $75,200 for the base model all the way to $173,200 for the top of the line turbo S model.
The vehicle tested in this video is the base model Panamera 4 (AWD). It is powered by a lightweight and direct injected 3.6 liter V-6 engine that makes 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The transmission is the famous PDK twin-cutch 7-speed unit that shifts lighting quick. Fuel economy on the 2012 Porsche Panamera is 18 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway thanks in part to an auto start/stop system which shuts down the engine while the car is sitting idle. Sixty MPH flies by in 5.8 seconds and the Panamera 4 has a top speed of 159 MPH. The Panamera handles incredibly well thanks to the Porsche Traction Management system. The AWD monitors driving situations and can adjust power as need. The Panamera is equipped with Anti-Slip Regulation and Automatic Brake Differential.
Porsche Active Suspension Management is optional on the Panamera 4. This system provides electronic dampening at all 4 corners of the car thus reducing body roll and increasing handling. The system will also tighten up the setting based on the selection of modes: Comfort, Sport, and Sport Plus. The rims are 18-inch alloys wrapped in sticky rubber. The 2012 Porsche Panamera comes with huge 360 mm brakes up front and 330 mm brakes out back. The calipers are six-piston units. Safety wise besides all the electronic computer controlled systems, the Panamera 4 features a full compliment of 2-stage airbags for both the front and rear passengers.
With the rear seats up the Panamera has a luggage compartment with over 15 cubic feet of storage space. But with he seats down the hatchback design allows for over 44 cubic feet of cargo room which is a large amount for this segment. And believe it or not the 2012 Porsche Panamera can tow up to 4850 lbs. The Panamera is a very efficient and powerful sports car that offers a high level of luxury and sophistication while being able to transport 4 passengers in style.
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Emily tests launch control in her brand new 2012 Porsche Panamera turbo. You probably remember the video when her husband David surprised her with the car: http://youtu.be/gFfQdTCG30w
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► 2012 Porsche Panamera TURBO S (550 hp) on the road
The new Panamera turbo S is a unique combination of performance and efficiency, driving dynamics and comfort. The 4.8 litre, V8 biturbo charged engine delivers 550 hp (410 kW), ten percent or 50 hp (37 kW) more than the already very powerful engine in the Panamera turbo. By the same token, the torque also increases from 700 to 750 Nm. In the "Sport" and "Sport Plus" mode of the standard Sport Chrono Package turbo and during kick-down in normal mode, the eight cylinder engine delivers fully 800 Nm with the so-called overBoost function.
The power pack is behind the new top-of-the-range Panamera's record sprint times. Thanks to Launch Control, 100 km/h (62 mph) is reached in 3.8 seconds; the top speed is 306 km/h (191 mph). Despite the increased performance, fuel consumption remains at the moderate level of the Panamera turbo -- yet another example of "Porsche Intelligent Performance". In the NEDC the Gran Turismo covers 100 kilometres (62 miles) on 11.5 litres of fuel. Fuel consumption falls to 11.3 litres per 100 km (25 mpg imp.) when fitted with the 19 inch, all-season tyres with optimised rolling resistance developed for the Panamera by Michelin.
The increased performance compared with the Panamera turbo can be attributed to two main enhancements: Improved turbochargers with titanium-aluminium turbine wheels and modified engine control. The use of the innovative titanium-aluminium alloy reduces the weight of the turbine and compressor wheel. This results in a lower moment of inertia and thus in improved and more agile engine responsiveness.
Even for a top luxury class model, Porsche's new top-of-the-range Panamera boasts an extraordinarily comprehensive equipment level. In keeping with the sporty concept of the high-performance Panamera, it features the most important driving dynamics control systems as standard. For example, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC), an active roll stabilisation system, nips in the bud the vehicle's tendency to lean when cornering, thus enhancing agility and comfort in equal measure. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) applies a variable torque split to the rear wheels combined with an electronically controlled rear differential lock, thus ensuring superior traction and therefore greater agility in every driving situation. The steering system uses the speed-dependent Servotronic. The Sport Chrono Package turbo, which tunes the suspension and power unit, making them even sportier by pressing the additional "Sport Plus" button, is also fitted as standard, as is the sports Exhaust system for an even more emotional engine sound.
The sporty character of the new Panamera turbo S is apparent not just in its performance but is also reflected on the exterior. The 20-inch turbo II wheels with increased rear axle track width, side skirts from the Porsche Exclusive range and the adaptive extending four-way rear spoiler in the exterior colour ensure particularly sporty performance and look. The fusion of exclusivity and sportiness is conveyed in the interior by the bi-colour leather finish, fitted as standard. The new combination of black/cream is offered exclusively for the new Panamera turbo S with agate grey/cream also being added as an exclusive combination from the autumn.
The Panamera turbo S costs 167,076 euro in Germany, including VAT and country-specific equipment. Deliveries start in June 2011.
Porsche Panamera Techart GrandGT 580 PS roadtest (English subtitled)
Geloof het of niet, er zijn mensen die een standaard Panamera een saaie auto vinden. Gelukkig biedt het Duitse Techart een oplossing. Zoals bijna elk Porsche-model kan je ook je Panamera door het tuningbedrijf onder handen laten nemen. Het resultaat is, eeh... Apart. En oh ja, natuurlijk is extra power altijd welkom, dus heeft de Grand GT zoals Techart hem noemt, 580 pk. Goed voor een sprint van 3,7 seconden naar 100 km/h.
2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS Test Drive & Review
We take out the new 2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS for a sunset drive to see how the new SUV feels in person. Steve shows us around the interior and exterior, as well as how the Cayenne drives. Sponsored by Porsche of Arlington.
BMW M5 vs Porsche Panamera GTS! - Head 2 Head Episode 16
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman pits the 2013 BMW M5 against the 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS in an epic super sedan showdown. The battle begins in California's Mojave desert with a classic quarter-mile drag race. Then Jonny takes both V-8 powered sports saloons up to Big Bear, California to find out which one carves up the winding mountain roads the best.
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