2015 porsche cayenne facelift press release

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2015 porsche cayenne facelift press release

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Asharperdesign,boostedefficiencyandanextensivesetofstandardoptionsarecharacteristicsofthenew PorscheCayenne.Asportscaramongsportutilityvehicles(SUVs),theCayenneoffersseatingforfive pairedwithhighperformancedrivingtypicalofPorsche. ThenewgenerationoftheCayennewillbelaunchedinfourversionsintheUnitedStates:CayenneDiesel, CayenneS,CayenneTurbo,andtheworldpremiereoftheCayenneSEHybrid,whichisthefirstplugin hybridinthepremiumSUVsegment.Thismodel,togetherwiththePanameraSEHybridandthe918 Spyder,makePorschetheworld'sonlycarmanufacturertoofferthreepluginhybridmodels.Another highlightistheentirelynew3.6litertwinturboV6enginefortheCayenneS.Itwasentirelydevelopedby Porscheandshowsbothimprovedperformanceandfueleconomycomparedtoitspredecessor. TheCayenneisauniquesuccessstoryatPorsche,withthecompanyintroducingthefirstmodelin2002. ThisvehiclemadetheideaofasportscarintheSUVsegmentarealityanditsetstandardsrightfromthe start.Saleshaveexceededallexpectations:Over276,000firstgenerationvehicleswereproduced(2002to 2010),andapproximately303,000unitsofthesecondgeneration,whichwasintroducedin2010,havebeen producedsofar. Sharpenedexteriordesign Inthislatestversion,PorschedesignershavegiventheCayenneanevensharperdesignwithpreciselines andpurposefullyplacedlightrefractingedges.Thedesignofthefrontbody,thefrontfendersandthehood areentirelynew.Anothernewfeaturearetheairblades,whichareairfinslocatedontherightandleftofthe vehicle'sfrontendusedtoguideairtotheintercoolersforcooling,whilealsomakingastrongvisual statement. Atfirstglance,thenewCayennecanbeclearlymadeoutasaPorschebyitsBiXenonheadlights,which arestandardontheDiesel,S,andSEHybridmodels,with"hovering"fourpointLEDdaytimerunninglights. Standardonthetopmodel,theCayenneTurbo,arehighperformanceLEDheadlightswiththePorsche DynamicLightSystem(PDLS). TherearsectionofthenewCayennewasalsothoroughlyupdated.Thelayoutoftherearlightscreatesa threedimensionaleffectthebrakelightsliketheLEDdaytimerunninglightsinfrontaredesignedinfour elements.Thelicenseplaterecess,tailgatehandleandlightsarenowintegratedmoreelegantlyintothe tailgatelid.Thevehicleshorizontallineswerealsoredesigned,givingthevehicleanevenfullerstanceon theroad.Thenewlydesignedexhausttailpipesarenowintegratedinthelowerrearfascia. Intheinterior,designersdevotedmuchoftheirefforttothedriver'sspace.Thedrivernowgetsanew multifunctionsportsteeringwheelwithshiftpaddlesasstandard.Itslookandfunctionsarebasedonthe steeringwheelofthe918Spyder.Therearseatingsystemhasalsobeenupdatedtobeevenmore comfortable,andseatventilationcannowbeorderedasanoptionfortherearseats. Betterefficiency Powerandtorquewereboostedwhileimprovingefficiency.ForPorsche,thesearenotincompatibleor contradictorygoalstheywereenabledbynumerousindividualmodificationstotheentiredrivetrain.Allnew Cayennemodelsfeatureanimproved"autostopstartfunctionplus"andoptimizedthermalmanagement. ActiveairflapsarenowbeingusedforthefirsttimeintheCayennemodels.Theyarelocatedbehindthe centerairintakeandarecontrolledbyenginemanagement.Theyareopenedorclosedaccordingtothe specificdrivingsituationandcoolingdemands.Thisallowsthemtoadjusttheairvolumethatisavailablefor cooling.Whentheyareclosedtheyimproveaerodynamics,whichreducesairdragandtherebyimproves fueleconomy. TheCayenneSEHybridisthefirstpluginhybridinthepremiumSUVsegment.Thetechnicalprogress madehereisimmensecomparedtothepreviousCayenneSHybrid.Thenewmodelhasalithiumion tractionbatterywithanenergycapacityof10.8kWh,whichenablespureelectricdriving.Thepowerofthe electricmotorwasmorethandoubled,from47hpto95hp,resultinginanallelectrictopspeedof78mph. Combinedwiththe3.0litersuperchargedV6(333hp),atotalsystempowerof416hpat5,500rpmanda totalsystemtorqueof435lb.ft.from1,250to4,000rpmisavailable.Thisenablesdrivingperformanceon thelevelofasportscar:zeroto62mphin5.4secondsandatopspeedof151mph.Thetractionbattery canbechargedfromtheelectricpowergridorwhiledriving.PorscheCarConnectisstandardonthis vehicle,andallowsthedrivertopullrelevantvehicledatafromasmartphone. ThehybridtraditionatPorscheextendsbackto1899andtheLohnerPorschetheworld'sfirstvehicleto haveabatterypoweredelectricdriveaswellasacombustionengine,whichwasdesignedandbuiltby FerdinandPorsche.Inthecurrentmodellineup,thePanameraSEHybridissettingstandardsworldwide asthefirstpluginvehicleofthepremiumclass.TheCayenneSEHybridisnowtransferringthis forwardlookingtechnologytothepremiumSUVsegment.Extraordinarilypowerfulhybridtechnologyhas alsoalreadybeenimplementedinasportscar,inasupersportscarnolessthe918Spyder.Thiscar servesasanexampleoftechnologytransferfrommotorsporttoproductioncars.Themostadvancedformof hybriddrivetechnologyiscurrentlyimplementedinthe919Hybrid,anditisalsobeingstudiedfor productionvehicles. TheCayenneDieselcombinessportinesswithevenbetterfuelefficiency.The3.0liter,turbochargedV6 engineintheCayenneDieselproduces240hpat3,800to4,400rpmand406lb.ft.oftorque,from1,750to 2,500rpm.Withthisoutput,thecarcanacceleratefromzeroto62mphin7.2seconds,andachieveatop speedof135mph. Thenew3.6litertwinturboV6engineoftheCayenneS,whichwasdevelopedentirelyatPorsche,is anotherexampleofhowdownsizingwithreducedenginedisplacementandfewercylindersdoesnot compromisecorevalues.ThetwinturboV6developsamaximumpowerof420hpat6,000rpmagainof 20hp.Thecar'storqueof406lb.ft.isavailablefrom1,350to4,500rpm(gainof37lb.ft.).Theprevious powerdensityof83hpperliterenginedisplacementwasincreasedto117hp(gainofaround40percent). WithitsstandardeightspeedTiptronicStransmission,theCayenneSacceleratesfromzeroto62mphin just5.2seconds(5.1secondswiththeoptionalSportChronopackage)0.4secondsfasterthanthe previousCayenneS.Thevehicle'stopspeedis160mph. Finally,theCayenneTurboischaracterizedbyahighlevelofperformancereadiness,uninterruptedforward thrustandanabilitytohandleanydrivingsituation.4.8literenginedisplacement,eightcylindersand twinturbochargersresultinenginepowerof520hpat6,000rpm,itstorqueis553lb.ft.from2,250to4,000 rpm.ThisletstheCayenneTurboacceleratefromzeroto62mphinjust4.2seconds(4.1secondswiththe optionalSportChronopackage),withatopspeedof173mph. ChassistuningofthenewCayennewasoptimizedforevengreatercomfort,naturallywithoutcompromising itsdynamicpace.Thismakesthespreadbetweencomfortandsportinessevengreaterthanbeforeandit validatestheCayennesclaimtobeingthesportscarintheSUVsegment. ThenewCayennemodelswilllaunchintheUSmarketstartingNovember1,2014.MSRPforthenew Cayennemodelsareasfollows: CayenneDiesel $61,700 CayenneS $74,100 CayenneSEHybrid $76,400 CayenneTurbo $113,600 MSRPsareexcludingdestinationchargesof$995.