LOS ANGELES--More power and a lowered ride height make this the performance Panamera.
That is not to say the Panamera 4S or S would not excel when banged around a road course, but Porsche designed the GTS to beat both of them. Thirty more horsepower eked out of the same engine gives it a power edge, and Porsche includes many of its performance options as standard in the GTS.
Minor cosmetic differences include black trim accents and a different front air intake. The GTS also sits slightly lower on its air suspension, and its all-wheel-drive helps it scramble through the turns.
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