The German luxury car maker has silently launched the Porsche Cayenne facelift version on 2nd December 2014. Cayenne comes with some cosmetic and interior changes and add-ons; SUV is available in four variants Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S diesel, Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo.
Porsche Cayenne will take on Audi Q7 and Mercedes M class which are priced lower than Cayenne especially Q7. This luxurious SUV is now available in Porsche dealerships across the country.
Porsche the German luxury car maker launched the 2015 Cayenne facelift at an initial price of Rs. 1.04 crore (ex- showroom Delhi).
- Porsche Cayenne Diesel- Rs. 1.04 Crore
- Porsche Cayenne S Diesel- Rs. 1.21 crore
- Porsche Cayenne S- Rs. 1.18 crore
- Porsche Cayenne Turbo- Rs. 1.78 crore
All the four above mentioned cars comes with different engine options, starting with the Porsche Cayenne Diesel which is powered to a 3.0L V6 engine producing 245bhp power@3800-4400rpm and 550Nm torque@1750-2750rpm. This SUV accelerates 0-100 mark in 7.6 seconds with the top speed of 218 km/hr.
Cayenne S diesel gets 4.2L V8 engine which churns out 385bhp power@3750rpm and 850Nm torque 2000-2750rpm which sprints 0-100 km in 5.2 seconds with the top speed of 252 km/hr and fuel consumption of 8/100 km.
Cayenne S comes with 3.6L twin turbo V6 engine which responsible to produce 420bhp power@6000rpm and 550Nm torque@1350-4500rpm which sprints 0-100 km mark in 5.5 seconds with the top speed of 259 km/hr with fuel efficiency of 9.5-9.8l/ 100 km.
The top variant Cayenne Turbo is equipped with 4.8L bi-turbo V8 engine producing 520bhp power@6000rpm and 750Nm torque@2250-4000rpm reaches 0-100 km mark in brisk 4.5 seconds with the top speed of 279 km/hr.
Space and Dimensions:
Beautiful Five Door Porsche Cayenne Diesel measures in 4855mm length, 1939mm wide and 1705mm tall while Cayenne S 9mm shorter than Cayenne Diesel and its petrol sibling shares same dimensions as Cayenne S diesel. Top variant of Cayenne which is turbo shares the same width and height like its siblings but lesser height of 4836mm.
Exterior and Interior:
The Sharply designed Porsche Cayenne comprises of big front grille, redesigned ORVM’s, revised bumper for better cooling, hood gets more muscular, new exhaust tail pipes, new air inlets. Front fascia is now beautifies with Bi-Xenon headlights with four LED DRL’s which makes car more aggressive looking and gorgeous. Rear side gets new set of tail lights, lifted boot lid and new exhaust tail pipes.
On the Inside, Cayenne gets new sporty steering wheel inspired by 918 Spider with paddle shifters, for the first time rear seat gets optional seat ventilation, a panoramic sunroof, premium upholstery with different options, four way auto zone climate, Sport Chorno package, 7 inch touchscreen TFT display with audio system, seats with 8 way lumber support etc.
As far as safety is concerned Porsche cars are known for their beautiful design as well as robust quality. Porsche Cayenne series is equipped with PCCB (Porsche ceramic composite brake), three point automatic seat belts with pre-tensioners, electric parking brake, front and side air bags for front side passengers, full size and curtain airbags, engine immobilizer with in-key transponder, PSM ( Porsche stability management) which stabilizes the speed of the car in Panic situation.
Apart from above mentioned features Cayenne series also have high frequency tail lights with third brake lights, roll over detection system for deployment of airbags, two way lock system with an alarm system, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, park assist with reverse camera, Porsche active safe etc.
|Comparison of Porsche Cayenne|
|Comparison of Porsche Cayenne variants|