Comparing the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera & the 2018 Porsche Panamera

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Choosing a new Porsche to take on your daily drive or add to your luxury car collection can be as difficult as choosing which Rolex to wear or which ultra-lux vacation spot to visit, but the team at our dealership in Los Angeles is here to be your personal automotive concierge. Several of our wealthiest clients have expressed wanting to add the precision and refinement of a German-engineered sports car, but choosing between models such as the 2018 Porsche Panamera and 911 can be challenging. There isn’t a ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer. Whether the new Panamera or 911 makes sense for you depends on what you want out of a new Porsche.

For the purpose of our analysis, the 2018 Porsche Panamera will be compared to the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera.

Do you already know the Porsche sports car that you want to experience? Get in touch with a product specialist at Beverly Hills Porsche in Los Angeles by calling 888-245-9042 to make an appointment.

How dynamic do you want your daily drive to be? Do you need the acceleration and handling of a 911 Carrera, or will the refined driving experience of the new Panamera satisfy your demands? The 911 Carrera is built to deliver rapid acceleration and unmatched cornering, but the larger Panamera offers the finesse and comfort that only a luxury sedan can provide.

Key performance specs and metrics for the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera and the 2018 Porsche Panamera are as follows:

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera 2018 Porsche Panamera
Engine 3.0L Six-Cylinder Boxer 2.9L turbocharged V6
Horsepower 370 HP 330 HP
0-60 MPH Acceleration 4.2 seconds w/ PDK transmission 5.4 seconds w/ PDK transmission
Top Track Speed 183 MPH 164 MPH
Transmission Options Manual or PDK available PDK only

2018 Porsche Panamera vs. 2018 Porsche 911: Driving Experience

Both the new Panamera and 911 are engineered with rear-wheel drive and come with a performance-optimized PDK transmission to allow for an unmatched driving experience. The only major difference is the size.

The new Porsche 911 Carrera is a two-door coupe that’s designed to corner fantastically and deliver the responsiveness that only a German-engineered sports car can provide.

The 2018 Porsche Panamera is four-door sedan developed to provide a balance between sport and comfort. Porsche Active Suspension Management continuously adjusts the damping force on each wheel depending on road conditions and driving habits. Based on how you actually drive, the new Panamera adjusts the suspension to provide optimal comfort and drivability at all times.

2018 Porsche Panamera vs. 2018 Porsche 911: Advanced Technology

When it comes to advanced technology, both the new Porsche 911 Carrera and Panamera are engineered to keep you connected to the information you need, no matter where your adventures take you. Featuring a state-of-the-art multimedia and navigation system, along with the best in modern safety technology, the 911 Carrera and Panamera are two of the most advanced luxury sports cars Porsche has to offer.

  • Instrument cluster with high-resolution TFT color display presents key information clearly and accurately
  • Premium audio systems provide the soundtrack for your daily drive
  • Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection enables drivers to focus on the road, even when on a call
  • Integrated navigation provides turn-by-turn directions as well as detailed traffic analysis and route options
  • Automatic climate control with separate adjustments for the driver and passenger keep everyone comfortable

Test Drive The 2018 Porsche Panamera and The 2018 Porsche 911 Today In Los Angeles!

Would you like to take the new Panamera and 911 for a test drive before deciding? Get in touch with the product specialists at our Porsche dealership in Los Angeles to schedule an appointment for any one of our new German-engineered sports cars or SUVs in stock. Our experts will walk you through every available feature and option, and allow you to spend quality time with our vehicles to allow you to make a fully informed decision. Contact our team through our online form or by phone at 888-245-9042 to schedule an appointment.

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Phone: 888-711-2748

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Los Angeles, CA, 90025 US
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