On the day of the opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, tennis champion Maria Sharapova joined Porsche to unveil a special edition Panamera GTS in her honor, the Porsche Panamera GTS by Maria Sharapova. Sharapova’s interpretation of the Panamera demonstrates how a standard production car can be transformed into a unique and bespoke luxury sedan by adding exclusive custom options.

“Creating and specifying a very personal Porsche Panamera GTS was such an exciting undertaking. It opens the door to a whole new design sensibility and allowed me to bring my own personal aesthetic.” said Sharapova. “It’s an ingenious melding of the design world with automotive personalization.”

The Porsche Panamera GTS by Maria Sharapova is distinguished by a number of Porsche Exclusive options that extend beyond the already extensive list of extravagant modifications made available to customers. The exterior color is Carrera White with sporty, high-gloss touches provided by the black LED main headlights that include the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus, the tinted LED rear lights, the black tailpipe covers  of the exhaust system and the 20-inch Panamera sports wheels in black. Among the exclusive options, the custom Panamera GTS by Maria Sharapova includes an extended leather trim in the interior with decorative stitching in creme and a partial carbon fiber trim. The instrument dials and vehicle key are painted to match the Carrera White body color. The front and rear headrests are embossed with the Porsche crest and the armrests are customized with the “Panamera GTS” model logo. The carbon fiber door guards also feature “Maria Sharapova” lettering.