The German automotive maker, Porsche has released an all-new Cayenne in India which is a third-gen variant. Porsche cars are ruling the automotive market with their sports vehicles and SUV’s. The brand-new Cayenne is the five-seater model which has got many new updates in the exterior as well as interior. E-Hybrid variant is also available in the Cayenne range.
Regarding the prices, the standard variant of Cayenne is available from Rs 1.19 Crore. Whereas, the innovative Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid has received a price tag of Rs 1.58 Crore and Rs 1.92 Crore for the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. All prices are ex-showroom India. The company has commenced the bookings for the model earlier in May 2018 as the launch was scheduled at June 2018, but it was delayed later.
The company planned to introduced the updated model in the festive season just to attract the customers and increase sales. Porsche has already sold out the first lot of model in the country which indicates the high-demand of Cayenne. The new Cayenne is developed in a new MLB platform which improves the performance compared to the previous gen variant. The same platform is also adopted by some popular high-performance cars like Bentley Bentayga, the Lamborghini Urus, and Audi SQ7.
With the new Cayenne, the company has stepped forward to develop a powerful hybrid drivetrain. It is integrated with the 48V instead of the old-fashioned 24V fixings. Now, the vehicle has more electric-powered features including a high-power three-chamber adaptive air suspension highlighting electric anti-roll bars and rear-wheel steering. The standard version draws power from a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol motor that generates 340bhp power and 450Nm torque.
The Turbo is a top-specs variant which increases the efficiency and performance with a twin-turbo V8 petrol engine generating 550bhp of max power and 770Nm of peak torque. It claims a range of 0-100km/h at 3.9 seconds and the top speed is 286km/h. It features three internal-combustion driven including the most-prominent e-Hybrid model which draws power from a V6 turbo-petrol engine and an electric set up.
The engine delivers 340bhp and the electric motor provides more 136bhp power. Both engines combine to generate max 476bhp power and 700Nm Torque. It offers acceleration of 0-100km/h at 5 seconds and the top speed at 253km/h. The latest Cayenne is offered in four modes Mud, Gravel, Sand, and Rock.
The vehicle has also got major updates in the cabin which includes a new 12.3-inch high-definition touchscreen infotainment system, a 360-degree camera and a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster. It is equipped with more comfortable power seats. 2018 Porsche Cayenne compete against the likes of Range Rover twins and Lamborghini Urus in India.
Here is the full list of new updates in the Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne E-Hybrid, and Cayenne Turbo:
Features available in Cayenne, Cayenne E-Hybrid and Cayenne S models as standard:
LED main headlights
19-inch alloy wheels
Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) (for S model and Cayenne E-Hybrid)
Porsche 4D Chassis Control
Porsche Advanced Cockpit control concept
Centre console with Direct Touch Control
Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including navigation module Connect Plus module
Partial leather interior
Interior trim strips in glossy black
Power seats (eight-way, electric
Park Assist front and rear
LED interior lighting
Features Of Cayenne Turbo as standard:
LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) Adaptive air suspension including Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) including adaptive roof spoiler
Porsche Surface Coated Brake (PSCB)
21-inch Cayenne Turbo wheels in dark titanium highly polished including wheel arch extensions in exterior colour
Wheel centres with full-colour Porsche Crest
Adaptive Sports seats including memory package (18-way, electric)
Headrests with embossed ‘turbo’ logo
Interior cross-brushed aluminium trim strips
BOSE® Surround Sound System
Features of Cayenne E-Hybrid:
100kW electric motor
Sport Chrono Package
Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
‘E-hybrid’ model Badge
Callipers with Acid Green finish
Instrument cluster with a power meter
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