If you’ve ever been to Ireland, you know that it’s a fantastic country to visit. The people are awesome, the alcohol’s terrific, and it’s home to aftermarket specialist Onyx Tuning.
That last part is the focus of our attention, as said Irish tuning firm has just released its latest program for the Porsche Panamera . This program includes a number of aerodynamic stages. The Stage One body kit has a host of new components, including: new bumpers, rear spoiler, carbon fiber diffuser, modified side skirts, extended wheel arches, custom exhaust tips and new daytime running lights. Should the Stage One program tickle your fancy, it’ll set you back $16,999.
In the event you want a little more, the Stage Two package will net you a ventilated "SuperSport" hood, front fender vents, a roof-mounted fin, and carbon fiber mirror caps, all for a total of $23,599.
Additional aesthetic modifications are also being offered, highlighted by a bespoke paint finish, carbon door handles, and a set of 22-inch forged alloy wheels. Inside, the program comes with a quilted leather interior, a sport steering wheel, carbon-fiber trim, and lamb’s wool floor mats.
Last but certainly not least, Onyx Concept will present a choice of engine upgrades. Details have yet to be released on this part, but the company is estimating a 620-horsepower output for the Panamera Turbo — up from 500 horsepower — and 350 horsepower for the Panamera Diesel — a 100-horsepower increase from the standard model’s 250-horsepower output.
UPDATE 12/20/12: Onyx Concept has officially revealed a new batch of photos for their Porsche Panamera Onyx GST program. Check them out in the gallery below!
gallery: Porsche Panamera
gallery: Porsche Panamera Diesel
Irelands bespoke automotive company Onyx Concept announced a number of months ago their intent to offer a new product line to cater for the Porsche market. Onyx better known to date for their Range rover, Bentley product line are very excited about this new direction along with recent growth they have experienced In the market place with sales up almost 100 % in 2012. They are not just focusing on Porsche suv sector but also releasing in 30 days the new Porsche Panamera Onyx GST edition.
Onyx Concept’s CEO Trevor Musgrave commented: "This year has been very good so far with our current model line up,we noticed a significant injection of business half way thru the year with the Evoque Onyx Rogue edition, we are delighted to now be looking at new horizons with our Porsche products which we feel will breath a breath of fresh air into this sector .We still remain close to our roots with styling and refinement playing a pivotal roll ,work has also just started for our new 2013 Rangerover full size which we look forward to release in January 2013".
As with previous conversions Onyx yet again lavishes the car with both carbon fiber and an array of high grade component s .The exterior has been graciously converted to a wide stance which works perfectly with the arch,sill and skirt vented components .The interior has also been adorned with the same detail with a host of interior trim ,leather and head cloth upgrade of bespoke tailored craftsmanship at its best.
The Onyx Concept conversion doesn’t just appeal to the eye as they also offer a number of engine enhancement applications from the exhaust system which note can be altered in the cabin at a flick of a switch, the package also offers 350 bhp from the diesel variant with up to 620 bhp from there OTS Turbo edition.