2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel revealed

* New Porsche Cayenne S Diesel * V8 diesel engine; 0-62mph in 5.7sec * On sale in January, from 58,243...

2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel revealed

This is the new Porsche Cayenne S Diesel, a V8-powered diesel model that will make its debut at the Paris motor show later this month.

The Cayenne S Diesel has a 377bhp 4.2-litre twin-turbo V8, and will sit above the current 242bhp V6 diesel model. Its 627lb ft of torque is the most pulling power of any Cayenne.

The 0-62mph time of 5.7 seconds is two seconds quicker than the V6 diesel's. Top speed is 157mph.

Average fuel economy is 34mpg, while the CO2 emissions figure is 218g/km. Porsche claims the S Diesel has a range of 745 miles per tank.

Standard equipment includes leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, eight-way powered front seats and 18-inch alloy wheels.

The Porsche Cayenne S Diesel's 627lb ft of torque gives it the most pulling power of any Cayenne

The Cayenne S Diesel will hit showrooms in January, and costs from 58,243.

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By Pete Barden