The highly dynamic lines and custom design elements of the new Porsche Cayenne Coupé truly set it apart from the Cayenne
Recently, I had the opportunity to experience the first drive of 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupé in Graz, Austria. The Coupé, the third generation of the highly successful SUV range, is an updated version of the current Cayenne with a more dynamic design and new technical details that position it as more progressive, athletic and emotional. The highlights of the new Cayenne model include sharper lines with a totally unique rear section, an adaptive rear spoiler, a rear bench with the characteristics of two individual seats and two different roof concepts – a panoramic fixed glass roof fitted as standard and an optional carbon roof.
High-performance turbocharged engines
The Cayenne Coupé with six-cylinder turbocharged engine and displacement of three liters delivers 250 kW (340 PS) and maximum torque of 450 Nm. The Sport Chrono Package fitted in series-production vehicles achieves the standard sprint from 0-100 km/h in 6.0 seconds, with this figure dropping to 5.9 seconds with the optional lightweight sports packages. The vehicle’s top speed is 243 km/h. The Cayenne S Coupé is powered by a 2.9-liter V6 engine with twin turbo-charging and 324 kW (440 PS). The maximum torque is 550 Nm. Performance: It accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 5.0 (with optional lightweight sports package: 4.9) seconds and has a top speed of 263 km/h. The top-of-the-range Cayenne Turbo Coupé goes to the starting line with a four-liter V8 engine with twin-turbocharging, 404 kW (550 PS) and maximum torque of 770 Nm. The Cayenne Turbo Coupé accelerates from a standing start to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 286 km/h.
Unrivaled elegance in the style of the Porsche design DNA
Proportions that are more dynamic combine with custom design elements to lend the new Cayenne Coupé an unrivaled elegance. With the exception of its front end appearance, which the new model shares with the Cayenne, all body parts have been completely redesigned and redeveloped. The significantly steeper roof line falling to the rear makes the Coupé variant of the Cayenne appear even more dynamic and positions it as the sportiest-looking model in the segment. That effect is supported by a fixed roof spoiler, which accentuates the distinctive Coupé silhouette. The front windscreen and A-pillar are shallower than in the Cayenne, courtesy of a front roof edge that has been lowered by around 20 millimeters. Redesigned rear doors and wings broaden the shoulders of this vehicle by 18 millimeters, contributing to its overall muscular impression. The rear number plate is integrated into the bumper, making the vehicle seem closer to the ground.