Panamera by Porsche arrives in Abu Dhabi

On Monday, German auto manufacturer Porsche unveiled the Panamera in Abu Dhabi, with which it reinforced the fact that the demand for luxury cars remains strong in the Emirate, in spite of a global economic slowdown.

As per a sales representative for Ali & Sons Co LLC, Porsche's dealer in Abu Dhabi, "The gasoline-powered Panamera is available in three variants with prices starting from Dh439, 100, going all the way up to Dh620, 000 for the top-end turbo variant."

All Panamera variants are equipped with direct fuel injection, low-friction drive-trains, along with lightweight body technology.

A 500-hp, eight-cylinder engine is the most attractive feature of the top-end Panamera Turbo and Porsche claims it to have a speed 303 km/hour with the ability to go from 0 to 100 km/hour in 4.2 seconds.