I do love a wagon. They say to anyone who wants to listen that the person who shops for a wagon isn't a conformist. "I could have gotten an SUV, yes," owners can smile smugly. "But I didn't want one. I wanted a wagon."

And that same justification could easily be made for anyone who decides to choose a Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo. The all-new station wagon is the first such example from the Stuttgart sports-car specialist, and it definitely adds a new dimension to the Porsche portfolio.

Yes, you could buy a Cayenne - and the new third-generation model is more high-tech than ever. Plus it's more affordable. But if you bought a Cayenne, you'd be just like everyone else in that part of the market.

But it's more than just Not An SUV. The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo has a lot of other strings to its rather expensive bow - and particularly the baller Turbo model we tested.

Allow me to explain...