The New 2011 Porsche Cayenne world debut


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Porshe’s world debut of the Cayenne S Hybrid with its full hybrid drive and fuel consumption in the New European Driving Cycle of 34.4 mpg, which translate to CO2 emissions of just 193 g/km. The Cayenne S Hybrid therefore combines the performance of an eight-cylinder with the economy of a six-cylinder running on much less fuel.  Compared with the previous models, fuel consumption is down by to 23 per cent.

Added help to reduce fuel consumption, a special combination of materials for optimum weight as well as changes in the overall concept of the vehicle such as the Cayenne’s new active and extra-light all-wheel drive, weight is down for example on the Cayenne S by 400 lb, even though 1.6″ longer wheel base means more cargo space in the new 2011 Cayenne S Hybrid.

Sales of the Cayenne in Europe are starting on 8 May. The offering models are:

-Cayenne V6 3.6L with 300 horsepower in conjunction with optional eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission with combined fuel consumption of 28.5 mpg.

-Cayenne Diesel with its 240 horsepower and 405 lb-feet of torque, the 3.0-liter V6 has a combined fuel consumption of 38.2 miles per gallon.

-Cayenne V8 power, the 4.8L produces 400 hp with combined fuel consumption of 26.9 mpg.

-Cayenne Turbo V8 4.8L, it produces 500 hp with combined fuel consumption of 19.0 mpg.

In the three-liter supercharged V6 and the electric motor, the Cayenne S Hybrid focuses on maximum efficiency from the overall system. The electric motor produces 47 hp, and together with the 3.0L engine, the combined horsepower is 380 horsepower with 427 lb-feet of torque at just 1,000 rmp. That translates into V8 power territory.

Prices: Cayenne $62,858 (46,400 Euro), Cayenne Diesel $67,599 (49,900 Euro), Cayenne S $82,501 (60,900 Euro), Cayenne S Hybrid $89,275 (65,900 Euro), and Cayenne Turbo $131,270 (96,900 Euro).