Whereas it might appear to be simply one other new SUV replace at first look, the 2024 Cayenne is probably the most important Porsche ever because it additional refines its most profitable recipe. The Cayenne is a world success for Porsche and represents its highest gross sales whereas for the brand new model, Porsche has additionally modified many issues which might additional transfer to the remainder of the Porsche range- even on the likes of the brand new 911.
As of now, don’t be fooled by the appears as the brand new Cayenne will get a raft of adjustments. The outside adjustments are delicate however look sinister with slim LED lamps plus a wider grille whereas there are new LED rear lights and a brand new rear bumper. There are three new colours too. The Coupe model will get a swoopy roofline for an excellent sportier look. Larger adjustments are on the within although with a driver-focused look together with a transparent spotlight of including a digital layer to the cabin. Identical to on the Taycan, the brand new Cayenne has the ‘new Porsche Driver Expertise’ characteristic the place controls or capabilities which the motive force makes use of continuously are situated immediately on or instantly subsequent to the steering wheel. For instance, the lever situated on the left behind the steering wheel now has further capabilities for working the motive force help programs.
Elsewhere, the gear selector place has been moved to make approach for extra space contained in the cabin and it has a bigger air-con controller in a black panel design. There’s additionally a mixture of mechanical switchgear and haptic suggestions buttons. For the primary time, there’s a absolutely digital 12.6-inch instrument cluster with a curved design and variable show choices. A head-up show is offered as an choice. The usual 12.3-inch central Porsche Communication Administration (PCM) show is there too whereas apps similar to Spotify and Apple Music are there. A ten.9-inch show is now obtainable for the primary time for the passenger facet, which is without doubt one of the different huge highlights. Therefore, the passenger has entry to efficiency knowledge, gaining access to infotainment system controls, and, relying in the marketplace, the choice of streaming movies whereas on the street. A particular movie coating ensures that the motive force can’t see this show.
Dynamically, the Cayenne makes a leap in direction of electrification whereas the bottom model comes with a 3.0 liter V6 engine, the Cayenne hybrid has a brand new electrical motor with output elevated by 30 kW to 130 kW (176 PS). Therefore, the capability will increase from 17.9 kWh to 25.9 kWh, and a pure electrical vary of as much as 90 kilometers (EAER Metropolis) can also be an additional benefit. Porsche has additionally added an 11-kW on-board charger which reduces the cost time. If you need extra energy, then the Cayenne S may very well be the selection with a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine coming in as an alternative of a V6. The Cayenne Turbo GT in coupe guise is probably the most highly effective of the lot although at a supercar rivaling 650 horsepower. The Turbo GT in the meantime has adaptive suspension as normal whereas it’s non-compulsory all through the vary. The Cayenne vary begins at $80,000 plus and is a critical replace to make it a technology-focused luxurious SUV flag bearer however with a greener conscience whereas nonetheless topping all of it up with further efficiency.