Also for Porsche, the Chinese market is becoming increasingly important. So the premiere of the new six-cylinder engine found in the Panamera and Panamera 4 (4×4 version) at the Auto China 2010 in Beijing (- 02/05/2010). The newly developed 3.6-liter V6 engine with gasoline direct injection has an output of 220 kW / 300 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Newton meters. The auto start/stop function provides an average fuel consumption of well under ten liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. The new base model will be launched in May 2010.