2010-2013 Panamera – Manual

2010-2013 Panamera – Manual

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Steering wheel with shift buttons
A - Shift buttons
B - Horn
C - Airbag unit

Steering Wheel
PDK shift buttons/shift paddles
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) is a seven-speed transmission with an automatic and a manual selection mode.

You can change temporarily to manual mode or shift gear in manual mode with the shift buttons or shift paddles A on the steering wheel.

Steering wheel with shift paddles
A - Shift paddles
B - Horn
C - Airbag unit

For more information on shifting with the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK):

  • Please see the chapter "PORSCHE DOPPELKUPPLUNG (PDK)" on page 169.


  • Press button B to operate the horn.

Airbag unit
The airbag unit C is located behind the padded steering wheel boss.

In conjunction with the seat belts, the airbag is a safety system designed to provide the driver with maximum protection from injury in an accident.

For information on the airbag system:

  • Please see the chapter "AIRBAG SYSTEMS" on page 44.
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