The second generation of the Porsche Panamera is expected to debut in 2016. According to a recent report published by Edmunds, the new four door coupe will share its platform with the third generation of the Bentley Continental. The custom version of the MSB platform has a rear wheel drive and front engine layout.

According to the same report, the MSB platform is using only high-strength steel and aluminum which means that the upcoming Panamera will weigh less than the current version. It will carry over the same low-mounted seats which mean a low center of gravity. In this way, the German engineers are improving the handling and the performances on higher speeds.

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As you can imagine, the upcoming Panamera will use the same power plants as the current one. According to Edmunds, the hybrid version will lose some kilograms thanks to a newest of lithium-ion battery set.

Source: WCF