ParkAssist is fitted in all Panamera Sport Turismo models and audibly alerts the driver to the presence of obstacles detected to the front and rear of the vehicle. The audible alert is supplemented by a visual warning on the central display screen.
The optional reversing camera facilitates precise reverse parking and manoeuvring and also assists in hitching a trailer. Help is provided in the form of the camera image and the dynamic, superimposed guidelines on the PCM screen, which illustrate the predicted course of the vehicle given the current position of the steering wheel.
The optionally available Surround View system supplements the reversing camera with three more high-resolution cameras – one in the front apron and one in each lower trim of the exterior mirrors. Based on the information supplied by all four cameras, the system generates a virtual bird's eye view of the car and displays it on the PCM screen. It is also possible to switch between various camera views to improve visibility, e.g. at narrow exits.