There are indications that a brand new Porsche Cayenne will be released as a 2017 year model. It will be a third generation of this renowned model that is anticipated to undergo major changes. Porsche Cayenne’s first generation was released in the year 2002 when about 70 models were produced in a single day. Later in 2010, its second generation was released and its sales continued to increase. In the year 2014, a redesigned version of Porsche Cayenne’ second generation was unveiled. Today, there are high expectations of the brand new third generation 2017 Porsche Cayenne.
2017 Porsche Cayenne: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This new sports utility vehicle will be based on a new Volkswagen platform which other popular models like Lamborghini Urus, Audi Q7 and Bentley will be based on. This new platform will enable 2017 Porsche Cayenne to shed off almost 100 kilograms. This model will come with a new modern design whose front will be inspired by the new Macan while its new rear design will be inspired by Panamera Sport Turismo model. The round headlights found in the current model will remain the same but the bonnet will be redesigned. This SUV, 2017 Porsche Cayenne, will come with a completely redesigned front end that will feature a larger grille than before. Its bonnet too will be refreshed while the wheel arches and the air vents will be redesigned. Its taillights will acquire a more modern look that will incorporate a light bar like that of Panamera Sport Turismo.
Its interior shall most definitely be equipped with the latest technological elements. Among the highly expected interior features include a multi-functional steering, Wi-Fi connectivity, adaptive cruise control and new security features with an ability to detect traffic. Such features shall take this SUV to a new level. 2017 Porsche Cayenne is expected to be offered in two trims namely Turbo and GTS.
2017 Porsche Cayenne: Engine and Fuel Economy
There is no official information regarding the exact power-train that will be fitted under the bonnet of this compact SUV. However, it is believed that the 2017 Porsche Cayenne will get more powerful engine than the current Porsche Cayenne model. The power-trains are said to be modern V6 and V8 engines in addition to a plug-in hybrid model. Some reports state that this SUV’s performance and fuel economy will be improved. Both petrol and diesel engine are expected to be offered in the 2017 Porsche Cayenne. As for the hybrid model, it will most likely be composed of electric motors combined with four cylinder engine. Torque vectoring by braking will be offered as standard while this model’s high trim levels will have an adjustable air suspension including PTV Plus or torque vectoring rear differential.
2017 Porsche Cayenne: Release Date and Price
In regard to its price and release date, the company has also not yet revealed anything yet. Even the few reports from the automaker seem to be quite brief. Again, since it is not yet known the exact engine which will be used in propelling this SUV, it is quite a challenge to even speculate about its price. However, it is expected that 2017 Porsche Cayenne with a diesel engine will cost about $ 50 000 while that with a petrol engine will go for about $ 110 000. As for its release date, it is not yet known but it will definitely be two years from now.