The new Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo is rolling into the official public limelight for the first time on a new website, http://www.porsche.com/panamera. But just don't expect to see much yet.

Along with facts and updates, this site, www.porsche.com/panamera, will include videos of disguised prototypes on test drives. Additionally, Porsche will begin a multi-stage direct mail campaign to select Porsche owners and enthusiasts.

Porsche said it will release the first official press photography of the Panamera Gran Turismo later this year. However, it gushed that worldwide autophiles today will have the chance to see the sleek front section of this highly-anticipated four-door sedan in the Panamera Online Magazine. Interested customers can sign up for regular updates on the car.

The Panamera Gran Turismo, designed and developed in Weissach and will be built in Leipzig, Germany.

It will make its world debut next spring, with the market launch in late summer, early fall 2009.