2017 Porsche Cayenne changes it’s platform


Third generation Porsche Cayenne, which will hit the market in 2017, it will be lighter for a two hundred pounds and will consume less gasoline compared to cars of the current generation. In addition, the automaker in 2016 plans to present the restyled version of the current generation SUV.

2017 Porsche Cayenne

2017 Porsche Cayenne release date

The new car will appear on sale in early 2017. The base platform is already quite good run and engineers only need to work out the aerodynamics.

Release date: early 2017

2017 Porsche Cayenne rear view

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2017 Porsche Cayenne interior

The interior of the 2017 Cayenne won’t be changed radically. The main difference will be the presence of a variety of technological innovations, such as Wi-Fi and a variety of driver assistance systems that provide safe acceleration, braking and handling of the new car.

2017 Porsche Cayenne interior

2017 Porsche Cayenne redesign

The new generation Porsche Cayenne will retain the oval headlamps shaped like the current model, however, the crossover will receive a new relief of the convex hood, in the style of the compact Porsche Macan.

The profile of the car will get design touches such as C-shaped air intakes in the front fender. In the rear part one of the biggest additions will be a narrow elongated rearlights, which were first seen in the Panamera Sport Turismo concept presented in the fall of 2012 and used in the new production version Porsche Macan.

New 2017 Porsche Cayenne

2017 Porsche Cayenne renewed platform

In the design of the body engineers hasn’t done a real revolution, however the Porsche Cayenne 2017 will be created at the latest, the lighter VW Group MLB platform, which will be applied for the first time in the new Audi Q7 (its presentation will take place at the end of this year). In addition, the MLB platform involved in development of Bentley and Lamborghini luxury crossovers. As a result, Cayenne curb weight will drop by 200lb. Of Course, Porsche engineers will richly equip new platform with generic features of the brand, its famous dynamics and control.

2017 Porsche Cayenne redesign

2017 Porsche Cayenne equipment

As a standard, the new Cayenne will get Torque Vectoring Brake system, ensuring safe cornering. Top modifications will be equipped with air suspension and PTV Plus system that improves the dynamics and stability of the vehicle on the road. The source of power for the new Porsche Cayenne will be updated versions of current V6 and V8 powertrains. It’s possible that hybrid power scheme will become available as well, consisting of a 4-cylinder engine and electric motor.

2017 Porsche Cayenne front view

2017 Porsche Cayenne price

Prices for the new car will start from approximately $60,000 for the basic model, while for the Turbo S will have to pay $125,000.2017 Porsche Cayenne exterior

2017 Porsche Cayenne video review

2017 Porsche Cayenne pictures

Editor's rating
4.7 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance5
  • Design4.8
  • Features4.8
  • Fuel economy4.4

Porsche is very conservative company talking about design. However, it has brilliant engineers. So it is expected that 2017 model year Cayenne will get a lot of outstanding equipment and cutting edge technology engines.

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