Porsche Cayenne comes with three engine options. Cayenne, the base model, is powered by 3.6L V6 engine, which pumps out a power of 290 hp @ 6200 rpm with a peak torque of 385 Nm @ 3000 rpm. Cayenne S is powered by 4.8L naturally aspired V8 engine, which churns out a power of 385 hp @ 6200 rpm and generates a maximum torque of 500 Nm @ 3500 rpm. Cayenne GTS is also powered by 4.8L naturally aspired V8 engine, delivering a power and torque of 405 bhp @ 6200 rpm and 500 Nm @ 3500 rpm, respectively. The third engine option for Porsche Cayenne is seen in its Turbo and Turbo S variants, each powered by 4.8L twin-turbo V8 engine. Cayenne Turbo's engine generates a power of 500 bhp @ 6000 rpm and a torque of 700 Nm @ 2250- 4500 rpm, while the Turbo S model's engine delivers a maximum output of 550 hp @ 6000 rpm with a torque of 750 Nm @ 2250-4500 rpm. All the four variants of Porsche Cayenne get a six-speed manual gearbox and are equipped with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) system.
Design And Comfort
The frontage of Porsche Cayenne is revised from its previous models. The base model and Cayenne S feature H7 projector beam headlights and large center air-intake duct. In order to provide good illumination on road, the bi-xenon headlights have been equipped with static and dynamic cornering lights. Adding to the dynamic appearance is the pair of elongated light units, positioned on the corner of the outer air ducts. The rear end of Porsche Cayenne features new taillights cluster. The base model and Cayenne S get a pair of single-tube tailpipes integrated within the rear apron, beneath the tail lights unit. A pair of dual-tube tailpipes is positioned on the same place in Cayenne Turbo. The rear roof spoiler adds to the muscular stance of Porsche Cayenne. Cayenne and Cayenne S have standard seats, with high lateral support for the passengers sitting in the front. Cayenne GTS, on the other hand, has sports seats and a comfort memory package as standard features. Both the features are optional in all the other models of the SUV. A detachable head restraint is provided in each of the seats of Porsche Cayenne.
The interiors of Porsche Cayenne are designed keeping in mind the driver's perspective. The cabin of the SUV stands for elegance and comfort. The 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel is an option available on all the models of the car. The surround sound music system with 14 loudspeakers creates the effect of an amphitheatre within the cabin. An electrically operated panoramic roof system is optional on all the models of the SUV. Porsche Cayenne Turbo features the latest Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system. The CDR-30 CD radio is available as standard in Cayenne, Cayenne S and Cayenne GTS.
Ride And Handling
Porsche Cayenne is one of the best luxury off-roaders. Once the transmission gearbox is shifted to the 'low-range' mode, the SUV is all set to roll on the rugged terrain. The off-road performance is enhanced by the combination of Porsche Traction Management (PTM) and Porsche Stability Management (PSM). Air suspension system, with self-leveling, ride-height control and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), is available as standard in Cayenne Turbo, while it is an optional feature in Cayenne and Cayenne S.
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The latest safety equipments found in Porsche Cayenne ensure high level of comfort for the occupants. The bi-xenon headlights found in Cayenne Turbo feature dynamic range control and integrated cleaning, while those present in Cayenne, Cayenne S and Cayenne GTS have manual range control and reflection high-beam lights. The lightweight steel body of the vehicle contributes to its excellent rigidity. A host of active and passive features ensure that all the occupants enjoy a relaxing ride, every time they get in Cayenne.
Porsche Cayenne Price, Variants And Color
Porsche Cayenne is available in five variants - Cayenne base model (), Cayenne S, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Turbo and Cayenne Turbo S. The base model comes with a price tag of Rs 59 lakh (approx). Cayenne S is priced at Rs 75 lakh (approx), while the GTS variant is priced at Rs 85 lakh (approx). Cayenne Turbo is priced at Rs 1.1 Crore (approx) while Cayenne Turbo S comes with a price tag of Rs 1.4 Crore (approx). Porsche Cayenne comes in a lovely range of colors, which include Black, Sand White and metallic colors, such as Basalt Black, Marine Blue, Macadamia, Crystal Silver, Meteor Grey, Jarama Beige and Olive Green. Apart from this, special exteriors colors are also available, which include GTS Red and Nordic Gold Metallic.
Porsche Cayenne Mileage
The sporty queen boasts of excellent interiors and is packed with high performance engine, offering a mileage of 10-13 kmpl Manual (Diesel / Eelectric) and 6-8 kmpl Automatic (Petrol / Diesel).