The first models of the Porsche Cayenne that will hit the market will be offered with V6 units, one diesel and one petrol. Porsche said that the new engines boast an average fuel consumption of less than 10 l/100 km (28.3 mpg).
The petrol version of the engine, a 3.6l unit, has an output of 300 hp and is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.
With these specifications, the Porsche is able to accelerate from zero to 60mph in 7.5 seconds. But when using the optional Tiptronic S eight-speed automatic transmission with Auto Start Stop, the vehicle is able to accelerate to 60mph in 7.8 seconds. The most significant improvements are seen in the fuel economy area.
The car now only uses up 9.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (28.5 mpg), a 20% improvement when compared to the previous version.
When it comes to the diesel engine, the 3.0l V6 powerplant can produce 240hp and 550 Nm of torque and comes with the eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission with Auto Start Stop function as standard.
The following are offered as standard: two-zone automatic air conditioning, cruise control, a Headlight Assistant, CDR-31 audio system operated from a touchscreen, 18-inch wheels, automatic headlight activation and adjustable rear seat bench.
These two versions of the SUV can be equipped with Lane Change Assistant, Adaptive Cruise Control, PDLS Porsche Dynamic Light System and Burmester High-End Surround Sound System with 16 channels and 1,000 Watt maximum output. The models are priced from 55,431 euros (petrol) and 59,596 euros (diesel).