How is the performance of Porsche Cayenne?
By: Namayus on 6 september 2014
Porsche Cayenne is being offered in both petrol and diesel guises. In petrol fuel trim, it comes with three different engine options - 3.0L engine with electric motor, 3.6L 6-cylinder engine and a 4.8L 8-cylinder powertrain. The 2995cc, 6-cylinder engine with electric motor develops a top power of 410 bhp at 5500rpm and a peak torque of 590Nm at 1250-4000rpm, while the 3604cc, 6-cylinder motor dishes out a mximum power output of 414 bhp at 6000rpm and a peak torque performance of 550Nm on tap at 1350-4500rpm, followed by the heaviest and most powerful engine of the entire lineup - the 4806cc, 8-cylinder mill that musters out a thumping power of 512bhp at 6000rpm and a highest torque of 750Nm at 2250-4000rpm. All these exceptional powertrains propel the crossover to touch the 0-100kmph mark within 6 seconds with a top speed of 240+ kmph. On the other hand, in diesel guise, it is powered by two engines - 3.0L 6-cylinder engine and 4.1L 8-cylinder engine. The lighter engine of 2967cc and 6-cylinder churns out a power output of 241bhp at 3800-4400rpm with peak torque of 550Nm at 1750-2750rpm. The top-of-the-range 4134cc, 8-cylinder motor is capable of generating a top power of 380bhp at 3750rpm and peak torque of 850Nm at 2000-2750rpm. By the virtue of both these impeccable engine, Porsche Cayenne diesel touches the 0-100kmph mark under 7.3 seconds with a top speed in excess of 220kmph.
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