2011 Porsche Panamera 4 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 7AM)
First Porsche. Considered and drove several times the following: E350/550, BMW535/550, Jaguar XF, Infinity 37/56, Audi A6.
By far the most fun to drive was the Panamera.
A bit more expensive than most on the list but the most unique on the road.
The competition is common on the road.
It is fun to get the looks and the thumbs up from many.
The V6 has ample power compared to the V8.
Been getting over 23 mpg on combined city/highway with average speeds of around 45 mph.
This car is a bit sluggish right off the start but it really picks up once you hit 35 mph.
Getting from there to 60-80 is a breeze.
Interior is extremely luxurious and comfortable. The standard seats are excellent.
The back seats are roomy for large person.
Storage is great.
Dash displays are excellent and have all kinds of selections to personalize.
Map on the dash view option is great. PCM features are excellent.
AC is strong.
Seat warmers excellent.
Handles with perfection.
As others have suggested some of the options should be standard on a car in this price range.
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