The German company assembled the 4.8-liter turbo engine Porsche M48.70 from 2009 to 2013 and installed it on the pre-styling modification of the first generation Panamera in the back of 970. This unit has two degrees of boost: for the Turbo version with 500 hp and for the Turbo S with 550 hp.
Engines of M48-line: M48.00, M48.50, M48.01, M48.51, M48.70.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||500 – 550|
|Torque output, Nm||700 – 750|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||96|
|Piston stroke, mm||83|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Porsche Panamera Turbo 2010)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Porsche Panamera 1 (970) in 2009 – 2013.
Disadvantages of the Porsche M48.70 engine
- Seizures in the cylinders are less common than their predecessor, but they do occur;
- The problem with defective phase regulators on the intake shafts of this engine also applies;
- Coolant pipes and expansion tank often burst and leak;
- A lot of trouble is associated with the injection pump of the direct injection system and the fuel pump in the tank;
- Turbines, ignition coils and a thermostat are distinguished by a low resource for this engine.