Stuttgart’s grand turismo range has just got more interesting, as the German automaker has  introduced the Porsche Panamera Diesel, a sporty four door capable of covering more than 1,200 Km on a single 80 litre fuel tank.
This means that fuel consumption is of only 6.3-litres per 100 Km (when equipped with the optional low resistance tires) while CO2 emissions are 167 grammes per Km. When fitted with the standard tires, the Porsche Panamera Diesel returns 6.5-litres per 100 Km (172 g/Km of CO2) while the 3.0-lites V6 engine from under the bonnet develops 250 horsepower (1843 kW) between 3,800 rpm and 4,400 rpm and a maximum of 550 Nm of torque between 1,750 rpm and 2,750 rpm. 
The above mentioned engine is turbocharged, uses direct fuel injection, controlled exhaust gas recirculation and auto Start Stop technology, plus it is married to a eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission. In terms of performance the Porsche Panamera Diesel hits the 100 Km/h mark in 6.8 seconds while top speed is 242 Km/h (150 mph).
This new version can be distinguished by the Diesel lettering on the front doors.
The Porsche Panamera Diesel price starts at 80,183 Euro in Germany, with the first deliveries scheduled for August 2011.

Source: Porsche