If you’re after a sharper-driving alternative to big luxury estates and plug-in hybrids, the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo is well worth considering. It doesn’t have the biggest boot around, but it’s still quite practical and there’s loads of rear seat space. There’s certainly no lack of performance and it handles very well for such a big car. However, an AMG E63S Estate provides a better blend of space and pace.
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As standard, Turbo S models get massive 21in alloy wheels, ceramic brakes, yellow brake calipers, 14-way electrically adjustable front seats with lumbar support, seat heating front and rear, keyless entry, a head-up display, the roof-lining in Alcantara and a 14-speaker, 710-watt Bose sound system.
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The Turbo S E-Hybrid has a combined 690bhp making it the most powerful Panamera. However, it's very slightly slower than the Turbo S because its heavy hybrid battery weighs it down, and that weight also blunts its handling. On the plus side, it'll do up to 30 miles of electric-only running (officially) and save you a heap of company car tax over the Turbo S.
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