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Old 10-17-2009, 12:16 PM   #3
Allen K. Littlefield
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Location: New Paltz, NY 12561
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Test Drive

A number of us got to test drive the Panamera at Danbury Porsche today. PDK seamless power delivery. None turbo has bags of torque and the 4.8 liter V8 pulls like a freight train, only a lot quicker. Large but comfortable car both front and back seats and the console has more switches than a 747 (joking of course but there are plenty). Light as a feather steering and the first time I hit the non ceramic brakes I almost put my chest into the dash. You barely put your foot on the brake or you will come down hard. I even like the looks, it reminds me a bit of a bathtub Merc chopped top custom and presents a menacing appearance. Both demonstrator and floor car were both black. I need this engine and tranny in my Boxcar....

'02, Arctic Silver/Graphite Gray, 2.7, TIP, 2nd cat delete, Charlie Chan muffler,de-ambered, Braille Battery, clear tailights, painted bumperettes, clear third brake light, M030 sway bars, F shock tower braces, clear rear deck, '03 side vents. 15mm spacers fore & aft.
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