auto news desk,After releasing a lot of teasers, Porsche has unveiled the much-awaited 2023 Porsche Cayenne at the Shanghai Auto Show. The company’s new SUV will come with more luxurious appeal and a redesigned cabin. The company has also claimed it to be more powerful.
The 2023 Porsche Cayenne gets Matrix Design LED headlamps as standard with notable tweaks. Along with this, its hood and fenders have also been given a new look. The taillights of the car have also been updated. This SUV can be bought with three different color options. These include Algarve Blue Metallic, Montego Blue Metallic and Arctic Gray color options.
The biggest change has been made inside the cabin of the SUV. A new dashboard has been given in it. The new Porsche Cayenne gets a 12.6-inch freestanding curved fully digital instrument cluster for the driver. Its center stack houses a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display. The gear shifter is mounted on the dashboard between the two screens. In addition, the cabin gets an angled section on the console which houses a panel with switches and capacitive buttons for the HVAC controls. The SUV now gets a 15W inductive charging tray for charging mobile devices. The car also has a 10.9-inch display for the co-driver. You can do things like navigation system and video stream in it.
Coming to the powertrain, the entry-level Porsche Cayenne will continue to be powered by the same 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 engine. This engine promises 348 hp power and 499 Nm torque. On the other hand, the Cayenne E-Hybrid will come with a more powerful electric motor with a turbocharged V6, which will now be capable of producing 174 hp. The capacity of the battery given in it has increased from 17.9 kWh to 25.9 kWh.
On the other hand, the Porsche Cayenne S now gets a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine instead of the previous V6 engine. This engine will be capable of producing 468 hp and 599 Nm. With the standard model and the optional Sport Chrono package, the car can accelerate from standstill to 96 kmph in 4.4 seconds, while it has a top speed of 272 kmph. The top range Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT gets a 650 hp generating twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine which is more powerful than before. It can accelerate from 0-96 kmph in 3.1 seconds on top speed of 304 kmph.