[Video] Inside The 2017 Porsche Panamera Is An Impressive High Tech Infotainment System

Feb 13, 2017 05:50 PM EST | Ed Saludes

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The latest model of the Porsche Panamera is a marvelous piece of automotive technology that boasts of gadgets and gizmos controllable through its infotainment system. The luxury four-door sedan undergoes a complete redesign for 2017 with a new dashboard layout and a central infotainment system.

The hi-tech gear inside the full-size luxury car enhances the 'wow' factor of the car's interior. The Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system is the highlight of the Panamera's bevy of technological advancements. The system offers an improved Porsche Connect for maximum drivability. The Connect Portal and Connect Store services are drivers' online links.

The vehicle's 12.3-inch infotainment system allows the integration of iOS devices, so there is support for LTE, Wi-Fi hotspot, and Apple CarPlay. The configurable interface is similar to a consumer tablet, which users can interact with to control every facet of the Porsche.

The Panamera's executive rear seats have an optional rear entertainment system which features twin 10-inch displays, 32 gigabytes of storage space, and micro-SD and micro-USB connectivity. Provision for Bluetooth and compatibility with the mobile Wi-Fi setup are also available.

Selected iPhone functions and apps are accessible in the PCM using Apple CarPlay. Drivers can send text messages and answer back with the aid of the Apple speech recognition app Siri. This functionality is possible even while driving.

The Connect Portal plays a central role in the Panamera's communication with the digital world of Porsche. People behind the wheels will have a variety of options to manage their Porsche and the online services.

The PCM has an integrated CD/DVD player and USB interfaces for an iPhone or USB memory stick. The two SD ports and the jukebox are options for playing media. The SD and USB ports make it possible to transfer music for the jukebox.

For more information about the Porsche Panamera's infotainment system, see the video below. Share your comments on the article in the comment section.

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