It seems like the news of 4-door supersedans won’t stop. After Koenigsegg and Bugatti announcing there planns for a 4-door production car, the leaders of this supercar category got caught testing together. The Porsche Panamera and Aston Martin Rapide did several laps together on the famous Nürburgring.
The presentation of both cars is planned for the Geneva Motorshow next year. The buyers of the Porsche will have the choice between 3 engines starting with a 3.5 liter six-cylinder producing 300 bhp from Volkswagen, Porsche’s own drivetrain with 350 bhp and a with twin-turbo with 560 bhp. That last one is meant to compete with the Mercedes Benz CLS 63 AMG which is running on 514 bhp.
The Aston Martin on the other hand is sharing it’s platvorm and V12 engine with the DB9’s but will have 480 bhp instead of the 450 in the coupé Aston Martin. Scroll down for more pictures of the battle on the Ring!