2018 Porsche Panamera: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Almost a Wagon
In 2003 when Porsche introduced the Cayenne SUV, we initially thought it should mimic a sport wagon to fit the brand’s high-performance profile. Then a few years later the German automaker introduced the Panamera, which performed exactly as we would expect a 4-door sedan from Porsche to perform — although we still thought it would look much better as a sport wagon. In 2012 Porsche showed a concept Panamera with a more wagonlike profile and increased cargo space. called the Sport Turismo. Porsche fans loved it, and so the German automaker finally added the Sport Turismo to its Panamera lineup. And it was juuuust right.

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