Getting straight to the point, the Panamera Diesel will cost £62,134 in the UK, with customers also receiving a complimentary course at the Porsche Experience Centre, Silverstone.
The vehicle comes with a wide range of standard features, including Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (VTS), leather interior, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Bi-Xenon headlights, front and rear ParkAssist, tyre pressure monitoring, automatic dimming rear view mirrors, Porsche Communication Management with touch-screen satellite navigation and audio controls, cruise control and a three year warranty.
However, it’s the power unit the makes the Panamera Diesel so special. The 3.0-litre V6 engine delivers 250 hp achieved between 3,800 rpm and 4,400 rpm and a maximum torque of 550 Nm (405 lb.ft.), available all the way from 1,750 rpm to 2,750 rpm.
It is exclusively available with rear-wheel drive and uses a highly efficient eight-speed Tiptronic S as standard. The six-cylinder turbo diesel engine powers the new Gran Turismo from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 6.8 seconds, with a top speed of 150 mph (241 km/h).
The Panamera Diesel offers a driving range of more than 745 miles (1,199 km) on one 80-litre tank, emits 172 g/km and delivers a combined fuel economy of 43.5 mpg (6.49 l/100km). With the optional lower rolling resistance tires, efficiency improves to 167 g/km and 44.8 mpg (6.31 l/100km) on a combined cycle.