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Porsche Panamera Turbo S Vs. Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S: Which One’s Faster At The Track?


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Last month, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S reclaimed the Nurburgring Nordschleife crown from the Porsche Panamera Turbo S, beating it by up to six seconds, but can it pull the same trick on a different track?

Enter SportAuto and their skilled driver Uwe Sener, who put both cars through their paces on the Hockenheim GP and subjected them to a fast lap, with the Merc riding on 275/35R21 front and 315/30R21 rear Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 M01 tires and the Porsche equipped with 275/35R21 front and 325/30R21 rear Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 ND0 rubber.

Watch Also: Just How Good Is The 2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S?

Before moving on to the clip, let’s go through the specs, starting with the GT 63 S, which has 639 PS (630 HP / 470 kW) and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque produced by its twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8. This engine is paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, allowing it to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 315 km/h (196 mph).

Replacing the old Turbo model, the 2021 Panamera Turbo S also packs a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, but with 630 PS (621 HP / 463 kW) and 820 Nm (605 lb-ft), mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox and all-wheel drive. With the Sport Chrono Package, Porsche claims that it can reach a top speed of 315 km/h (196 mph) and do the 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 3.1 seconds.

Now head on down to see which one went across the finish line first.

 



Updated: January 4, 2021 — 2:25 am

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