Porsche Cayenne Review
Inspired by innovation and bestowed with functionality. The car we talk about today is Porsche Cayenne, which is nourished under the expertise of the particularly distinguished German sports car specialist Porsche. The vehicle is a mid-size luxury crossover that marks its first production in the year 2002. The crossover shares the Volkswagen Touareg platform which was built by Porsche. The second generation of the car was showcased at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
Engine, mileage and variants
The power plant that powers this athletic crossover is the V6 3.6-Litre engine that employs direct fuel injection (DFI) and continuously variable valve timing to gain in the responsiveness of the engine operations. This engine pumps a maximum power output of 300 hp at 6300 rpm and a peak torque of 400 Nm at 3000 rpm. This engine mates the 8-speed Triptronic S transmission, which gives a brisk response and allows the crossover to establish 100km/h from stand-still in 7.7 seconds. With all these high power and torque values the car features a decent fuel economy of 9.2 litres/100km.
Robustness was never displayed so elegantly before as it is in the Cayenne. The car features a beautiful amalgamation of functionality and style with its exclusive styling. The commanding front look of the car is a artistic play of bold curves and strengthened edges that mark the curvaceous bonnet design of the car and the accentuating features include the dazzling Bi-Xenon headlights with daytime running LED spotlights and the wide and functional radiator grille. The daring sportiness injected in the car is evident in each aspect of its design like the robust front bumper, the well curved roof line with the roof rails and the functional rear spoiler. The wide and authoritative appearance of the car is crafted upon the dimensions reading – 4855 mm x 1939 mm x 1705 mm (L x W x H) and a long wheelbase of 2895m, contributing towards stability.
The interiors of the car is based on sportiness in harmony with comfort and the intelligent ergonomics and the supportive cabins depicts it clearly. The driver of the car is gifted with a desirable sense of authority in the form of the features like the 7- inch LCD screen is coupled with Porsche Communication System (PCM), audio, navigation, leather-appointed 3-spoke multi-functional steering system and intuitively designed control panel. The comfort part lies in the ultra-supportive leather sports seats, two-zone climate control and the Burmester Surround Sound system. The maximum luggage space that the car features is 1780 litres, which is fairly generous.
Safety, braking miscellaneous
The German automaker is too vigilant about the safety of its occupants and promises an ultra-dependable safety in its cars. The exquisite sports car is fitted with the Porsche Stability Management system that uses the dynamic information from sensors and maintains the preciseness of your steering and handling. The efficient braking system encased to the car comprises of 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes that are made to work precisely with the Anti-lock Braking System and Electonic Braking System. With this, the advanced Porsche Traction Management (PTM) system maximizes the torque on each wheel depending on the type of terrain.
The luxury crossover with its efficient performance, precise handling proportions and ultra-dependable safety promises to let you feel the real joy of each adventure. However, the car faces a tough competition from its German competitors.