The 2017 Porsche Cayenne is a second generation that will present to consumers with an incredible facelift. The new luxury sport utility vehicle from the iconic German manufacturer was first seen at last year’s Paris Auto Show. It is said to be launched with upgraded features as well as an abundant amount of alterations being afforded to the exterior and a handful to the interior of the vehicle. Also according to some reports, the luxury sport utility vehicle will undergo a slight reduction in weight. The vehicle is also said to have an increased amount of agility while being more dynamic than its predecessor. Per industry insiders, the most appealing characteristic of the new 2017 Porsche Cayenne is that it was able to achieve a lap time at Nurburgring in less than eight minutes.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Engine Specs
Officially, the automaker has yet to announce specifically what will be found under the hood of the new 2017 Porsche Cayenne. According a variety of industry experts and critics, consumer should expect for the vehicle’s power to come from upgraded version of the current power train. The V-8 and V-6 unit options are believed to be enhanced so that the output is enhanced. There is also chatter that indicates that there will also be a hybrid variant made available to consumers for the new model year. Reliable sources do indicate that the performance and fuel economy of the sport utility vehicle will be gravely improved upon.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Exterior and Interior Redesign
This 2017 Porsche Cayenne will be built upon the new Volkswagen MLB platform that will decrease the overall weight of the vehicle by an approximate 100kg. This will mean that the vehicle will weigh less than 4,500 pounds as its headlights will remain unchanged. The headlights have been kept unaltered intentionally as an aspect that it incredibly recognizable visual cue. The curve of the hood will be structurally similar to that of the Macan. Consumers should expect to see a more modernized set of sleek tail lights at the rear of the vehicle. The rear side of the Cayenne will appear more like that of the Panamera ST.
Consumers should not expect to find any drastic changes made to the interior of the vehicle in regards to the design of the cabin. The cabin will, however, find itself brimming with the latest high tech gizmos for safety and entertainment. The advanced features that consumers can inspect are as follows: safety solutions, traffic detection, Wi-Fi connection, adaptive cruise control and a multifunctional steering wheel. At this time, there is not much else known about the cabin of the luxury sport utility vehicle.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Release Date and Price
The 2017 Porsche Cayenne will be offered to consumers in a duo of trim levels that include the Turbo and the GTS. The specific release of the sport utility vehicle into the automotive marketplace have not been released by the automaker as of yet. The base pricing has been revealed and it will be planted firmly within the plush neighborhood of $50,000 with a diesel engine option.
The Turbo trim level will cost consumers an estimated $110,000. As we near the close of the year, it is certain that the iconic automaker is certain to reveal more information regarding the vehicle.