Porsche Cayenne 2018 spotted during winter tests

February 21, 2017 at 10:49 pm

Despite the familiar design, Porsche Cayenne of 2018 model year will receive some significant changes inside. As in the case with the new Panamera, Porsche designers have decided not to take risks, and just slightly changed crossover’s body, which made it possible to improve exterior look of Panamera.

2018 Luxury Porsche Cayenne pic

2018 Luxury Porsche Cayenne pic

New crossover will be based on MSB platform (like Panamera), which, according to rumors, will help the car to loose up to 100 kg. The set of levers and buttons on the dashboard of the outgoing model will disappear; they will be replaced by functions integrated in the infotainment system touch-screen.

2018 Premium Porsche Cayenne image

2018 Premium Porsche Cayenne image

The range of engines is also borrowed from Panamera, including the 2.9-liter 6-cylinder twin-turbo unit and 4.0-liter 8-cylinder twin-turbo motor. The first one develops 434 hp (324 kW) and the second motor generates 542 hp (404 kW). Also we can expect 4.0-liter 8-cylinder power plant TDI with an electric compressor, which under the hood of Audi SQ7 develops 900 Nm of torque. Debut of the third-generation Porsche Cayenne is expected to take place in September 2017.

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