The luxury SUV which everyone wants to possess but it is not for every pocket, unfortunately. The proud owner of new 2018 Porsche Cayenne will get with a number of changes and updates with the standard luxury part. These changes will help to make it even more performance-oriented SUV than the earlier model and to empower it to the higher level. The present Cayenne is revised for the 2015 model year.
The new model Cayenne is the start of the third generation version, and it will have a huge number of new features and alterations in all aspects. Mostly because it will come with redesigned exterior and interior with a variety of engine options according to the performance needs of both existing and the prospective buyers. This time, the new model will be lighter and stronger when compared to the last model due to a liberal use of high-potent steel and lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber and aluminum. The new vehicle will be released with five trim levels that include base model, S, GTS, Turbo S and SE-Hybrid.
2018 Porsche Cayenne changes at the exterior
The front fascia of the next generation Porsche Cayenne 2018 is mounted with a set of slightly tapered headlights, holding LED bulbs on its upper part. This means that the headlights, with a set of in-between fog lights, assuming a different shape when compared to the older one. This time, the grille is rather bigger and it has been redesigned in an attractive way to offer a stylish front look to the vehicle. The grille will have a vent on both of its sides, similar to that of the earlier model.
The front grille comes with a vent on each of its sides, is analogous to that on the departing version. As for the front part. it comes with corner vents and although the hood of the vehicle is identical to that of its predecessor. The sides of the new Cayenne come adorned with gentle body lines analogous to the last Cayenne. These lines run crossways to the doors beneath the waistline, but down below, this time, they look more aggressive. The side view mirrors are identical to those of the current version.
Around back, all-new Porsche Cayenne 2018 comes with a better design when compared to that of its front end. The rear part of the vehicle has been festooned with a set of attractively and smoothly designed taillights to offer it a gorgeous look.
All-new Porsche Cayenne 2018 Interior
The interior of the next-gen Porsche Cayenne is expected to come with huge improvements. The heavily loaded key system has been eliminated and the center of the dashboard now comes equipped with a big high-resolution touch-screen with the size of 12 or 13 inches. Diagonally, as the new screen is so big, it forces the automaker to move the central air vents to a spot beneath the display.
The majority of the switches, buttons, and dials, which have occupied the cabin, are moved to an area, adjoining the new-fangled gear shifter. Right beneath the vents are a series of line controls for the acoustic system. Beneath this, there are LCD exhibits and switches for the temperature control system.
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The all-new 2018 Porsche Cayenne cabin comes equipped with capacitive keys to offer better control over the drivetrain and to move the seat ventilation or heating to the right and left of the transmission selector. In this new Cayenne 2018, there is a key, designated as E-Power, meaning the automaker is going to introduce a Hybrid version of the new vehicle.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Interior Spy Shots
Variety of engine units, Specs, 0-60
Each model of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne comes equipped with different power units to get different powertrain figures according to the needs of both existing and potential buyers. Although these powertrains are the same as those of the existing model, they are more efficient, stronger also, and it will offer better performance and fuel economy.
Power and torque will be delivered to the base model through a V6 gasoline unit with the displacement of 3.6 liters. Through this power plant, the base model will get 300 HP and the twist off 295 pounds for each. The base model doesn’t have spectacular accelerates, it goes from 0-60 mph in 7.3 seconds and it attains the maximum speed of 142 mph.
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As for the Cayenne S model it will be powered with the same gasoline unit with the same size of 3.6 liters. However, it is a lot stronger unit than the engine of the base model. AS expected, the S model would get an additional power of 420 horsepower and the same twist of 295 pounds for each foot. Additional horsepower gives the S model acceleration from 0-60 mph in just 5.2 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 161 mph.
When comes to the Cayenne GTS model, engine remains the same, 3.6-liter capacity petrol unit, but it is further tune to offer more power and twist than those of the earlier two powertrains. As a result, the GTS model get the extra power and twist outputs of 440 horsepower and 442 lbs for each foot respectively. With this power plant, it accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 4.9 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 163 mph.
The strongest 2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S model has a big V8 powertrain with the displacement of 4.8 liters. Through this power unit, the Turbo S model gets the required power of 520 horsepower. With this power plant, the Turbo model accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 4.2 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 173 mph.
The 2018 Cayenne S E-Hybrid model gets its essential power and torque through a combination of a V6, 3.0-liters supercharged power unit and a powerful electric motor to get the combined power output of 416 horsepower.
A 3.0-liter capacity unit will supply the requisite power of 240 horsepower to the Diesel model of the new Cayenne. With this power plant, the diesel model accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 7.2 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 135 mph.
Base price and the date of release
The release of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne with all its models is expected to be concluding quarter of 2017. The base model of the new Cayenne will be available at a starting price $55,000 and it increases to $155,000 according to the models. The hybrid trim will be available at a starting price of $60,000 and it increases up to over $150,000, according to optional features.
New 2018 Porsche Cayenne spy photos