Visteon Supplies Instrument Cluster for Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept Car

Automotive supplier's successful platform approach allows for accelerated development of advanced instrumentation concept

Jan 08, 2013, 11:00 ET from Visteon Corporation

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), a leading global automotive supplier, partnered with Porsche AG to develop a new advanced instrument cluster for the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo e-hybrid concept, launched at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

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Integrating multiple thin film transistor (TFT) displays with touch-activated functions, Visteon developed and delivered the instrument cluster in only 10 weeks by leveraging its flexible driver information platform design and its expertise as one of the world's leading suppliers of driver information technologies.

The futuristic-styled cluster incorporates a 12.3 inch central TFT color display with two additional color TFT gauges on either side of the display. The central display incorporates the Sport Turismo's vehicle and driver information, ranging from tachometer and navigation to input from the vehicle's external cameras. The right-hand TFT gauge provides the driver with the hybrid driving state of the vehicle, while the left-hand gauge incorporates a touch screen enabling the e-hybrid start function.

"Visteon is delighted to have been involved in the development of Porsche's exciting e-hybrid concept," said Christian Feltgen, Visteon's global director of cockpit electronics technologies. "Our investment in flexible hardware and software architectures enables us to deliver unique and tailored user interface solutions in accelerated timescales to our customers around the world."

Visteon will display the Panamera Sport Turismo instrument cluster at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, (Central Plaza #20) on Jan. 8-11.

About Visteon Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, electronics and interior products for vehicle manufacturers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Michigan. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; the company has facilities in 28 countries and employs approximately 22,000 people. Learn more at

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