Third Generation Porsche Cayenne Models Make Global Debut in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

Posted on 29. Aug, 2017 by in Porsche Canada

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August 29, 2017

New engines, new chassis, innovative control concept, and increasing connectivity

  • Two models accessible during launch: Cayenne and Cayenne S
  • Cayenne: 3.0L single-turbo V6 with 340 horsepower, 332 lb-ft of torque
  • Cayenne S: 2.9L twin-turbo V6 creation 440 horsepower, 406 lb-ft of torque
  • Porsche Traction Management (PTM) AWD Standard opposite indication line
  • New eight-speed Tiptronic S gearbox
  • Intensive use of aluminum reduces weight vs. prior generation
  • Available rear-axle steering increases lively and stability
  • First indication to offer new Porsche Surface Coated Brakes (PSCB)

Atlanta, Georgia. Today Porsche denounced a new 2019 Cayenne. The all-new Cayenne builds on a regulation that started in 2003 while pulling opening bounds even serve by new technologies that significantly urge on-road opening and comfort. The new Cayenne is some-more jaunty both in coming and pushing opening due to new styling cues and engineering developments. In line with a complicated exterior, a interior carries many of a same pattern cues and new technologies that done their entrance on a 2017 Porsche Panamera.

Among a many changes, discretionary rear-axle steering creates a practical rebate of a wheelbase during low speeds and a practical lengthening during high speeds for softened lively and stability. Available Porsche Surface Coated Brakes (PSCB) offer even incomparable interlude energy and reduced stop wear. Every new era Cayenne indication will come with a turbocharged powertrain and all-wheel expostulate that element a new lighter weight platform.

Performance: New Powertrains and Standard Equipment

Porsche will offer dual models during launch: a Cayenne and Cayenne S. Both are powered by turbocharged six-cylinder engines. The Cayenne uses a 3.0-liter single-turbo V6 creation 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds (or 5.6 seconds with a discretionary Sport Chrono package). The new Cayenne is also means of regulating a quarter-mile in 14.4 seconds or 14.2 seconds with a Sport Chrono package, and it is means to strech a tip lane speed of 152 mph. The Cayenne S uses a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 that creates 440 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. It is means to accelerate to 60 mph from a delay in 4.9 seconds (or 4.6 seconds with a discretionary Sport Chrono package) and continue on toward a tip lane speed of 164 mph. The Cayenne S entertain mile times dump to 13.3 seconds (or 13.2 seconds with a Sport Chrono package).

A newly-developed eight-speed Tiptronic S smoothness is customary opposite a Cayenne line. It offers softened comfort and quicker response times in a reduce rigging operation for softened opening both on- and off-road. Meanwhile, an intentionally prolonged eighth rigging allows for loose cruising. The prolonged rigging is designed to element a performance-minded reduce ratios with a choice for gentle highway cruising. Driver-selectable smoothness programming serve enhances how a Cayenne handles on sundry terrain. The default environment is a on-road program. Four other modes activate a conditioning for amiable off-road terrain: Mud, Gravel, Sand, or Rocks. The expostulate mode, framework settings, and differential thatch can be comparison to adjust to a applicable scenario. Fully non-static Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel expostulate is customary on all Cayenne models. The complement offers glorious opening characteristics while also providing endless traction on severe ground.

Chassis: Fundamental Improvements Start With Structure

The third-generation Cayenne has a newly-developed lighter weight framework that contributes to an altogether weight assets of adult to 143 lbs contra a prior generation, even with extensively increasing customary equipment. Following a Porsche 911 and Panamera models, a new physique of a Cayenne also uses an intelligent multiple of amalgamate and steel. The extraneous is done roughly wholly of aluminum as are a floorpan assembly, front section, and probably all a framework components. One sold technical prominence is a innovative lithium-ion polymer starter battery, that alone accounts for a weight saving of 22 lbs.

Compared to a predecessor, a new Cayenne incorporates vital technological and automatic developments that severely raise performance. This starts with a framework and progresses to a distant couple pattern for a front axle, a multilink back axle, and – for a initial time with a Cayenne – staggered front and back tire sizes trimming in hole from 19 to 21 inches that assistance to urge on-road pushing dynamics. The choice to use a staggered tire setup in this era underscores a fact that a Porsche Cayenne is designed to be a sports automobile within a segment.

Enhancing both lively during reduce speeds and doing during high speeds, rear-axle steering is accessible as an option. This record reduces a branch radius during low speeds for easier maneuverability by branch a back wheels out of proviso with a front axle. At aloft speeds, a back wheels spin in proviso with a front spindle to yield a practical lengthening of a wheelbase to urge roadholding and directional control.

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) offers informed non-static damping settings found in other Porsche cars. It will be customary apparatus on a Cayenne S and an choice on a Cayenne. In serve to PASM, a new three-chamber atmosphere cessation is also optionally accessible that furthers a operation of comfort- and performance-oriented settings. The new complement increases atmosphere volume contra a prior complement and offers a finer grade of specific calibration by a serve of a third atmosphere chamber. Finally, accessible Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) adds stabilizer bars that are now tranquil around a 48-volt electrical complement for severely softened responsiveness contra hydraulic management.

When equipped, all of those systems beget information that are analyzed centrally, in genuine time, by Porsche 4D Chassis Control. This record debuted with a second-generation Panamera. The complement works to make probably immediate adjustments, optimizing doing even further. With a difference of a active PASM check system, all other framework systems are new developments.

Dynamic pattern language: wider coming and incomparable wheels

The new Cayenne retains a clever manifest tie to a predecessors. At a same time, it adopts new pattern elements that spirit during how this era builds on a predecessors. New plane light edges emanate a wider, some-more jaunty coming as do lengthened atmosphere intakes in a front fascia. The wheelbase stays unvaried during 114 inches, while altogether length increases somewhat to 194 inches and breadth (with side mirrors folded) is 78 inches. Cargo area volume with a back seats lifted increases by roughly 15 percent over a prior era to 27.19 cubic feet. When closed, a back fascia facilities a new three-dimensional LED light pattern that facilities a Porsche trademark travelling a breadth of a car by a slight frame of lights.

Broadly speaking, LEDs are a categorical underline of a new Cayenne and are customary on all models. Customers might also name to ascent from a customary headlights to possibly a Porsche Dynamic Light System (PLDS) or LED Matrix Beam headlights, that also embody PDLS.

World premiere: Porsche Surface Coated Brake with tungsten-carbide layer

Porsche Surface Coated Brake (PSCB) record is a latest instance of Porsche presumption a pioneering purpose in building high opening brakes. This world-first is accessible as an choice for all Cayenne models and consists of a cast-iron front with a tungsten-carbide coating. The finish increases attrition values while shortening wear and stop dust. The brakes – that are disdainful to Porsche – will take on a visually considerable silken coming complemented by white embellished calipers. The PSCB complement is usually accessible in multiple with 20-inch and 21-inch wheels. The Porsche Carbon Ceramic Brakes (PCCB) sojourn a tip complement available.

New Sport Chrono Package with PSM Sport

The new Cayenne utilizes a redeveloped Sport Chrono Package that reflects a pattern initial employed in a 918 Spyder. The Mode symbol on a steering circle is one transparent indicator of this approach. As good as a Normal, Sport, and Sport Plus pushing modes, a motorist can name an away configurable mode. Pressing a Sport Response symbol in a core activates a many performance-oriented engine and smoothness mapping for 20 seconds. The Sport Chrono Package also includes a apart PSM Sport mode, in that a motorist can implement a wider operation of a new Cayenne’s pushing dynamics.

Digital evolution: Porsche Advanced Cockpit and new PCM

The newest chronicle of Porsche Communication Management (PCM) creates a approach into a new Cayenne, ushering into a indication line a new spin of connectivity. At a heart of a new arrangement and control judgment from Porsche is a 12.3-inch full-HD touchscreen, launched final year with a new Panamera.

A operation of digital functions can be operated intuitively by hold and also voice controls. The customary Porsche Connect Plus allows subscribers to have entrance to services including online navigation with real-time trade information. The analog controls on a new core console are focused on a categorical functions of a vehicle. Other buttons are integrated into a smartphone-like, glass-look hold surface, that gives acoustic and haptic feedback when operated. In standard Porsche style, a motorist has a executive analog tachometer to view. This is flanked by dual 7-inch full-HD displays display applicable pushing information that can be comparison and altered regulating a multi-function steering wheel. Cayenne business might mention a accumulation of accessible assistance systems as good that embody Night Vision Assist, that uses a thermal imaging camera to detect pedestrians and animals before they are manifest to a exposed eye. Lane Change Assist, Lane Keep Assist including trade pointer recognition, trade jam assist, ParkAssist including Surround View, and Porsche InnoDrive including adaptive journey control are also available.

PCM also offers a ability for a good grade of customization by saving elite settings and menu layouts including adult to 6 particular profiles. In serve to a vast series of interior settings, a form is used to store specifications for lights, pushing programs, and assistance systems. Depending on a equipment, any motorist can also request his or her possess settings to a new sound systems from Bose® and Burmester®.

A new Off-road Precision App, specifically grown for a Porsche Cayenne, is now also accessible as partial of Connect Plus. It allows rough-terrain drives to be documented in detail, assisting a motorist to urge her or his possess skills regulating video recordings.

Pricing and U.S. marketplace availability

The 2019 Cayenne and Cayenne S models are accessible to sequence with a bottom MSRP of $65,700 and $82,900 respectively, incompatible a $1,050 delivery, estimate and doing fees. They will strech U.S. dealers mid by 2018.


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