Porsche Panamera brakes guide

By Product Expert | Posted in Porsche Panamera on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 at 3:45 pm
Porsche Panamera brakes guide

How to identify Panamera braking systems by color

When you look at the different Porsche Panamera models available at Loeber Motors you may notice that the brake calipers are painted in several different finishes. That’s not merely a styling choice on the part of the designers at Porsche. Each braking system available for the Panamera has a color-coded caliper finish that you can learn to identify. We’ll break them all down for you in this Porsche Panamera brakes guide.

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Braking systems

Porsche Panamera brakes guideThe photo above shows all the different braking systems available on the Panamera. From left to right, they are:

Black — The standard brake calipers on the Panamera and Panamera 4. These brakes have slotted and vented rotors to enhance performance and are 360 mm in the front and 330 mm in the rear.

Acid green — The standard brake calipers on the Panamera S E-Hybrid. These brakes have slotted and vented rotors to enhance performance and are 360 mm in the front and 330 mm in the rear.

Silver — The standard brake calipers on the Panamera S. These brakes have slotted and vented rotors to enhance performance and are 360 mm in the front and 330 mm in the rear.

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Yellow — The standard brake calipers on the Panamera Turbo S. These brakes have cross-drilled ceramic rotors for ultimate performance and are 390 mm in the front and 350 mm in the rear. All other Panamera models with 19-inch or larger wheels can be upgraded to this brake package. (These brakes are an optional upgrade for the Panamera Turbo and Panamera GTS with 20-inch wheels. Those upgraded brake packages have 410 mm rotors in the front and 350 mm rotors in the rear.)

Red — The standard brake calipers on the Panamera GTS and Panamera Turbo. These brakes have slotted and vented rotors to enhance performance and are 390 mm in the front and 350 mm in the rear.

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4 Responses to “Porsche Panamera brakes guide”

  1. Ron Rowbotham says:

    How thick are new brake pads on the Panamera Turbo?
    What is the minimum thickness before changing?
    Thanks

  2. Andrew Weaver, AIA says:

    Can anyone tell me what the minimum brake rotor thickness is before the disc needs to be replaced…both front and rear?

  3. Robert r Marsh says:

    I like to know how much isthe yellow color caliper for pandamera s 2011 and can i get them in yellow

  4. chad lewis says:

    you have the wrong info here.

    the ceremaic brakes are bigger than 390.
    also the turbo brakes are bigger than the gts brakes.

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