2018 Porsche Cayenne pricing & specs announced

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Yesterday, Porsche announced local pricing and specifications for the new Cayenne SUV, due to land locally in the middle of this year.

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The range kicks off with the base Cayenne, which costs $116,300 plus on road costs. It is powered by a 3.0L turbocharged V6 with produces 250kW of power and 450Nm of torque. It can hit 100km/h in 6.1 seconds (5.9 with the Sport Chrono package) thanks to an 8-speed Tiptronic S automatic and all-wheel-drive.

Standard features include a new 12.3 inch PCM infotainment screen, two 7-inch displays surrounding the rev counter known as the Porsche Advanced Cockpit, a 360 degree camera, front and rear parking sensors, lane-change assist, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, LED headlights, AEB and heat insulating glass. Hardly a short list.

Options include the aforementioned Sport Chrono package, rear blinds, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (now an 48V electric anti-roll system from the Bentayga & Q7), four wheel steering and more yet to be announced.

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The next step in the range is the Cayenne S, priced from $155,100 plus on-roads. It is powered by a 2.9L twin turbo V6 (a familiar powertrain within the Volkswagen Group, cough cough) which generates 324kW of power and 550Nm of torque. 0-100 is covered in 5.1 seconds (or 4.9 with the Sport Chrono package), with a top speed of 265km/h. It gains all of the standard equipment of the base Cayenne, plus a panormaic sunroof.

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The range caps off with the $239,400 Cayenne Turbo, headlined by a 4.0L twin turbo V8 that develops 404kW of power and 770Nm of torque. It can hit 100km/h in just 4.1 seconds (3.9s with the Sport Chrono package), on to a top speed of 286km/h. Equipment wise, over the Cayenne S the Turbo recieves 4-zone climate control, ambient cabin lighting, seat ventilation, a 710W Bose speaker system, 21-inch wheels and 18-way front sport seats.

Porsche haven’t said anything about the Cayenne Diesel or e-Hybrid avaiilable in overseas markets yet – hopefully there’ll be an announcement soon.

What do you think of the pricing for the new Porsche Cayenne? Let me know in the comments below!

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