Are We Seeing the Next Porsche Panamera — or Just a Facelift?


Carscoops is reporting that following spy shots that suggested the Porsche Panamera is in line for a facelift, new snaps might indicate that a full redesign is on the way.

The blog says spy photogs have noticed a bunch of small differences that could add up to actually indicate major change. The shooters also note that the camouflage is placed in unusual spots and that the door lines look different.

The car does appear to be on a seven-year platform lifecycle, thus putting it on track for a third-generation to bow next year. On the other hand, the rumor mill has suggested 2025 is the target date.

For what it’s worth, I personally can’t tell if the photos indicate a facelift or a full redesign. Furthermore, we know Porsche is usually evolutionary and not revolutionary, at least in terms of exterior styling. So the car could be significantly changed underneath — meaning it’s redesigned — while still looking familiar.

We shall see. For now, gaze upon the photos here.

[Image: Porsche]

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