2018 Porsche Cayenne – exclusive Reader Test Team preview
Join What Car? for an exclusive preview of the new Porsche Cayenne on the evening of Thursday 29 March in Reading, Berkshire...
The third-generation Cayenne is due to go on sale in the next few months. The changes over the previous model are deep-rooted; the SUV is now based on a new platform, has a much better interior and, of course, is even faster.
Even the cheapest model is powered by a 335bhp 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol V6, meaning it can get from 0-62mph in 6.2sec. Above that, there's a 434bhp V6 and a 542bhp V8. A 680bhp petrol-electric hybrid and a diesel or two will arrive soon after.
And, having driven the new Cayenne, we can tell you it’s not just speed that has been improved; it's more agile and stable at high speeds and stays remarkably upright in corners. Inside, there have been big developments, with oceans of soft-touch plastics, fine leathers, high-quality trims and, more importantly, a thoroughly modern dashboard that replaces the outgoing model’s confusing constellation of buttons around the gear selector with touchpads.
At launch, prices for the SQ7 and Range Rover Sport rival will range from £55,595 to £99,291.
If you're interested, come along and tell us what you think. At the event, you'll get a close-up look of the new Cayenne and a Q&A opportunity with the Porsche team, before being interviewed for our magazine and website.
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