digests more of
(preparing for the inevitable buyout), the good news for VW and
fans is that technology transfer will go both ways. The latter two companies want to make their vehicles more svelte, and the tech that keeps the
light on its wheels could be the trick they want to use. It's been conjectured elsewhere that VW might share the Panamera's bespoke chassis for a vehicle of its own creation, but that's a bit of a stretch considering the Wolfsburg brand's more proletariat image.
As far as a technology swap in the other direction, Porsche Chief Designer Wolfgang Durheimer has said that the 911,
will also be getting the VW/Audi-sourced direct-injection engines recently placed in the
, as well as DSG transmissions.
[Source: Auto News, sub req'd]