At last, the Porsche Cayenne range is completed as the German manufacturer revealed today the all-new Cayenne Turbo S. Powered by the mighty 4.8-liter engine, the Cayenne Turbo S has a total output of 550 hp as well as 750 Nm of torque and is able to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.5 seconds, while the top speed is electronically limited at 283 km/h or 176 mph.
According to the official press release, the NEDC fuel consumption is of 11.5 litres per 100 km, same as the Cayenne Turbo, which makes it more fuel-efficient in relation to its engine power. Just like any other Turbo S model from Porsche, the 2013 Cayenne Turbo S was systematically configured for maximum dynamic performance.
As a result, it features the combination of an air suspension and active PASM damping control, the is Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC), the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) and the Sport Chrono package as standard. Regarding the design, the Cayenne Turbo S features numerous exterior features such as the air inlet screens, headlight housings and mirror parts which are painted in high-gloss black.
Moreover, the 21-inch 911 Turbo II wheels are standard and feature with coloured Porsche badges exclusively designed for the Cayenne Turbo S, as their inside surfaces are painted in high-gloss black. Inside, the car features bi-colour leather packages in new colours and colour patterns specifically for the new Cayenne Turbo S.
Porsche says that the interior is available in black/carrera red or black/luxor beige colour combinations. Moreover, a Carbon interior package is available and it complements the leather features and highlights the sophistication of vehicle and materials. The 2013 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is priced at 151,702 euros including VAT in Germany and deliveries are set to begin in January 2013.
To cement its position at the top, the Cayenne Turbo S intends to use visual features that are immediately recognizable but subtle at the same time. One unique feature that manages to stand out is the roof spoiler which has the same color as the body. Standing out as well are the wheel arches in body color which have been made wider. For this latest incarnation, the brand is offering a new option which is the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus, or PDLS Plus, that includes an automatic high beam.
It has the bi-xenon headlights in black. Further when compared with the PDLS in the previous model, the new one comes with a junction light function and automatic main beam control. Going back to the exterior, there are a number of elements that come in glossy black like the headlight housing and the whole air intake grille, which include the fin. Meanwhile the mirror arms and the lower shell have that noble-looking finish.
Fitted as standard are the 911 Turbo II 21-inch wheels having Porsche’s crest with a glossy black paint on the inside. In the rear section, the two tailpipes have an aluminum polish and having two outlets each, are sure to catch attention. The brand also said that it will be offering customers with a number of choices in order to customize better how their Cayenne Turbo S would look.
Choices include the LED tail lights which have been made darkened and have the adaptive brake light. There is also the high-gloss black exterior package with both front panel and rear panel composed of stainless steel while the sill protection is in aluminum.