Since the introduction of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne concept, this luxury crossover has undoubtedly become one of the most talked about vehicle in the auto market. A big part of luxury crossover enthusiasts are eagerly waiting this vehicle. The production of the Porsche Cayenne started back in 2002, with the first set of wheels being released on the road in 2004. The Cayenne falls under the classification of mid-sized luxury crossovers. It uses a platform similar to that of the Volkswagen Touareg and the Audi Q7. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne model is expected to be on its own level of improved performance and ultra-modern design, with a release date expect somewhere later in the year. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne will feature a wide variety of novelties, including an exquisite interior, highly responsive handling, one ultrafast Turbo S model as well as a variety of engine options to choose from. Better still, the GTS (base model) and the Turbo S trims will make their debut. For the 2018 Porsche Cayenne model, Porsche has added an extra engine to choose from in addition to the already existing four engine options. 2018 Porsche Cayenne the added v6 based agile GTS alongside the Turbo S offer some interesting output numbers, with ranges from 240 horsepower to 570 horsepower.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Review
The 2018 Porsche Cayenne variant has also provided the car enthusiast with lots of extravagance to indulge in when driving. The model comes with a high-tech suspension system (one that befits Sports Car range) and an array of brake add-ons. The flipside would be the hefty price tag the 2018 model tags along, plus you do not get loads of cargo space as compared to most of its rivals in the market. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne, the five-seater luxury crossover, comes with an impressive 7 trims of choice: the base model, the Cayenne Diesel, the Cayenne S, the SE-Hybrid, the GTS, the Cayenne Turbo, and the top-of-the-line Cayenne Turbo S. The standard (or base model) Cayenne and the Diesel trims will come equipped with an auxiliary input, a cooled glove box, a premium audio system, daytime running lights, a telescopic-and-tilt steering system, a 7-inch full HD touch display, an navigation system, 18-inch alloys, xenon headlamps, fog lights, a USB interface, an 8-way power front seats, 40/20/40-split folding rear seats, and reclining rear seats.
The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S will feature a power-adjustable steering wheel, front and rear parking sensors, mirror-mounted turning signals, driver seat memory settings, a speed-sensitive variable steering effort, and a turbocharged v6 gasoline engine for the drive train. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne SE-Hybrid will come with an energy management display, adaptive suspension dampers, a 3.6 kW onboard charger, remote connectivity for smartphones, and the Porsche Car Connect feature. Perhaps driven by the most agile engine of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne trims, the 2018 Cayenne GTS will adorn a selectable sport exhaust, some bespoke exterior styling elements, partially –simulated suede upholstery, tinted tail lights, LED fog lights, 20” wheels, an adjustable air suspension system and 14-way powered front row seats. At the top of the trim cream, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S will feature handling upgrades such as “ultra-high performance” carbon ceramic brakes, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control, side-to-side torque-vectoring rear differentials, an upgraded carbon fibre interior trim, the “Sport Chrono package”, and a more powerful v8 engine. In addition to these trims, one can choose from up to four main upgrade packages: the Sport Package, the Infotainment Package, the Premium Package and the Premium Package Plus. 2018 Porsche Cayenne the Premium Package features in every trim except the Turbo S and includes: ventilated front seats, a sunroof, Power Steering Plus, auto-dimming mirrors, driver memory settings, adaptive xenon headlamps, a panoramic moonroof and a rearview mirror.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Engine
Each of the trims will feature a standard 8-speed automatic transmission as well as the start-stop functionality (except for the Diesel version). This feature minimizes on fuel consumption by cutting out the power every time the vehicle comes to a halt. The base 2018 Porsche Cayenne will adorn a 3.6 liter v6, with an output of 300 horsepower at 295 foot-pounds of torque; 0-60 mph should be dealt with in 7.3 seconds, according to Porsche. The EPA ratings of the base model stand at 21/19/24 mpg for city/highway/combined respectively.
Porsche Cayenne the Diesel trim will be powered by a 3.0 liter turbocharged diesel v6 to give an output of 240 horsepower at 460 lb-ft of torque. Zero to 60 mph will take 7.2 seconds with EPA ratings standing at 20/29/23 mpg for city/highway/combined. 2018 Porsche Cayenne the S trim will supposedly come with a 3.6 liter turbocharged v6 with a capability of 420 horses at 406 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 mph will be dealt with in about 6.1 seconds. EPA rating will be at 17/24/20 mpg for city/highway/combined. The agile GTS trim will crank some 440 horsepower at 443 lb-ft of torque to give it an impressive acceleration of 4.9 seconds from 0-60 mph. A 3.0 liter v6 supercharged engine will be tied to the front of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, where an electric motor together with the petrol engine give off a maximum output of 416 horsepower and 435 lb-ft of torque. EPA rating for the S E-Hybrid stands at 21/24/22 mpg for city/highway/combined. The epitome of the trims, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, will come with a not shy 4.8 liter v8 engine for an impressive 520 horsepower and 553 foot pounds of torque. This top of the range Porsche Cayenne will do 0-60 mph in a sports car time range of 4.2 seconds, quite impressive for a sports utility crossover. For a lesser price than that of the 2018 Porsche Cayenne, you could get the Land Rover Range Rover Sport, or the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE and the 2018 BMW X5 models.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Price and Release Date
2018 Porsche Cayenne this luxury crossover is expected to debut later this year, with the price of the base trim probably starting with an MSRP of $61,380.