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Porsche next-generation SUV, 2011 Cayenne review and spy photos

By luanpa in | December 12, 2009 | Comments Off on Porsche next-generation SUV, 2011 Cayenne review and spy photos

Porsche next-generation SUV 2011 Cayenne have been spotted testing in Germany.  2011 Cayenne will be smaller than the current model. Volkswagen  has reportedly vote to eliminate the Cayenne from Porsche’s lineup, so the 2011 Cayenne could be the last all-new iteration of the high-performance SUV. be built alongside Volkswagen Touareg and Audi Q7.

2011 Porsche Cayenne may boast a variety of petrol, diesel and hybrid engines. On the petrol side, It will be followed by a 3.6-liter gasoline V-6 with 330 horsepower and a 400 horsepower 4.8-liter naturally aspirated V-8, which  from the Panamera Turbo that delivers 500 hp. In diesel models, expect the current Volkswagen V6 TDI engine which produces 240 hp and 550 Nm of torque to carry over to the next generation with some minor improvements. Considering that Porsche’s first Cayenne S hybrid will appear as a 2010 model, its hybrid powertrain should carry over to the 2011 Porsche Cayenne virtually unchanged. Power for the hybrid comes from Audi’s supercharged 3.0-litre V6 engine that produces 333 horsepower, and it is connected to a three-phase synchronous electric motor which receives power from a 38 kW NiMH battery which is located in the spare wheel well. All engines will include Porsche’s new direct-injection technology, and some could even be matched to the automaker’s new dual-clutch gearbox.

  Porsche describes the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid drive as an “inline configuration,” because the electric motor sits between the engine and transmission/clutch assembly. With all this and specially developed software, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid won’t drive like a Toyota Prius.

2011 Porsche Cayenne will be sell in North American in May 2010. It is the one of the most expensive SUV, So we guess the price should heigher then before options

2011 Porsche Cayenne

2011 Porsche Cayenne

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