The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is expected to come with a huge number of changes and developments. These changes and developments will be dome by the automaker to make it a more performance-oriented vehicle than the earlier model and to empower it to a higher level. The present Cayenne is revised for the 2015 model year. However, the new model will mark the commencement of the third generation version, and it will be offered with a huge number of new features and alterations in all aspects.
This is because it will come with redesigned exterior and interior with a variety of engine options according to the performance and wishes of buyers. This time, the new model vehicle will be more frivolous and stronger when compared to its predecessor 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 Exterior
Next generation Cayenne will be built on Volkswagen MLB platform, which will be adapted to SUV; it brings better dynamics, specs, and gas mileage. Also, this SUV is lighter, for around 220 pounds than the old one, base trim weighs 4,500 lb. 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 that of the earlier model. This time, the grille of the new vehicle is rather bigger than that of the outgoing model and it has been redesigned in an attractive way to offer a stylish front look. The grille comes with 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.
The front part of the vehicle comes with corner vents and although the hood of the vehicle is identical to that of its predecessor, it comes with a more contemporary design.
The sides of the new Cayenne 2018 come adorned with gentle body lines analogous to those of the outgoing Cayenne. These lines run crossways to the doors beneath the waistline, but down below, this time, they look more aggressive. The side view mirrors of the new vehicle are identical to those of the current version.
Around back, it 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 than that of the departing model.
Porsche Cayenne 2018 Interior
The interior of the new Porsche Cayenne is expected to come with huge improvements. The heavily loaded key system has been eliminated and the center of the dashboard of the new vehicle now comes equipped 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 in the new model, 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.
The 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 model Cayenne, there is a key, designated as E-Power, meaning the automaker is going to introduce a Hybrid version of the new vehicle.
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 finely tuned to 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 would get the essential power and twist of 300 HP and 295 pounds for each foot respectively. With this power plant, the base model accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 7.3 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 142 mph.
Power and torque will be delivered to the S model through a gasoline unit with the same displacement of 3.6 liters. However, it is finely tuned to offer more power than the engine of the base model, but the same twist as that of the base model engine.
AS expected, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S model would get an additional power of 420 horsepower and the same twist of 295 pounds for each foot. With this power plant, the S model accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 5.2 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 161 mph.
When comes to the GTS model, it would get its essential power and torque with 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 would get the extra power and twist outputs of 440 horsepower and 442 lbs for each foot respectively. With this power plant, the GTSS model accelerates to the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode in 4.9 seconds and it attains the maximum velocity of 163 mph.
Power and torque will be received by the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S 2018 from a V8 gas 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 GTSS 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 date of 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 $58,300 and it increases to $157,300 according to the models. The hybrid trim will be available at a starting price of $60,000 and it increases to $160,000, according to optional features.