The New Porsche Cayenne ‘E-performance’ now available as a Plug-In-Hybrid
Porsche is continuing to expand their performance lineup, adding new Plug-In-Hybrid for the Cayenne version. Combining both Gasoline Mono-Turbocharged 3.0 Liter V6 engine from the standard version of the Cayenne with Electric Motor of total 100 kw or 136 hp gathering of total 455 hp which is more than enough for those who want better fuel economy and for the enthusiasts in better handling and overall performance, like the better torque.
Design of the new Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
Sportier look of the recognizable Cayenne design with fully BiLED front headlights as well the LED tail lights coming as standard. Porsche signature coming from the front of the hood and way back to the rear doors. The Cayenne comes with standard Porsche exhaust system and other optional sport exhausts to choose from and Porsche first ever as standard 22 inch alloy wheel.
Starting from the standard model the Porsche Cayenne has the standard 3.0 liter mono turbocharged petrol engine and has the same hybrid boost strategy as the 918 Spyder super sports. Having the instantaneous torque of the electric motor and the power of a turbocharged V6 gasoline engine, the Cayenne E-Hybrid has a complete package for both fuel economy and performance.
Driving mode and Driving Range
The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid will have new features in term of driving style, they confirm that the maximum driving range in fully electric mode will be 35 kilometers, which is quite less if you take the example of the luxury Bentley Bentayga with a V6 turbocharged gasoline engine that can achieve 50 km of pure electric drive.
Nevertheless the driving modes of the Porsche Cayenne are separated to fulfill everyone needs, E-Power or 100 % electrical driving mode, Hybrid Auto mode in combining the both gasoline engine with a split force of the electric motor, Sport mode and achieving maximum performance is by choosing the Sport + mode forcing both gasoline and electric motor to the limit.
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Interior Design
The interior has a luxuries feeling than any other previous model, they do keep some of the design of the previous model but with a combination from the Porsche Panamera as well.
Like the 12.3 inch touch screen infotainment system which looks premium in combination with leather and soft touch materials and surrounding with physical button from the central console, chrome air vents, central analog watch is a recognizable detail in both Panamera and Cayenne interior design, with multifunctional leather steering wheel and plenty of room for driver and rear passengers.
The boot it has been increased also from 670 liters of the previous model to 100 liters more or 770 liters, which is more practical boot than other SUV in the same segment.
Specifications of the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
First of all as standard for this specific Cayenne E-Hybrid, Porsche will also introduce several new features to the Cayenne model line like the heating and ventilated seats, massage seats, heated front and rear windshield and head-up display.
With the 3.0 liter V6 gasoline turbocharged engine and combining the 100 kw or 136 hp electrical motor implemented into the powertrain the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid perform with 455 hp and 699 nm of torque. In addition of the electrical motor the instant torque of the new Cayenne is quicker than the previous model. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h it takes just 4.7 seconds which is 0.7 seconds faster than the previous model.
Newest Porsche PHEW powertrain which is third generation back from 2017 with the newly redesigned Tiptronic S transmission and new hybrid module it achieves maximum performance. The 8-speed automatic gearbox is built to serve for multiply purposes, however the vehicle push the maximum speed in the six gear, while the rest two gears are built for those long highway roads and maximum fuel efficiency.
Standard Porsche Traction Management powered by All-Wheel drive system. With the newest technology of torque distribution, the system offers clear benefits in terms of driving dynamics, agility, traction control and off-road capabilities. Porsche Active Suspension Management is included as standard, though customers may upgrade to the same three-chamber air suspension system that is offered in the rest of the Cayenne SUV lineup.