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Value Added in Style with the Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

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2017 Porsche Cayenne

 

Key takeaways

• First upgrade in the 6 generations that its present
• On sale for a limited time period only
• Loads and loads of additional value added packages
• Engine and size remain the same
• Petrol and diesel automatic version at INR 1.06 and INR 1.08 crores respectively

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The mid-sized luxury crossover SUV - Porsche Cayenne is in its 6th generation and finally gets an update in the form of a Special Edition version. This Special Edition version is called Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition. In the past, the company has offered this badge on a select few models and now it’s available with the Cayenne for a limited period! The company has achieved the target changing the looks of the car and making it a little more special.

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This mean machine comes at a hefty price of INR 1.06 crores for the petrol version and INR 1.08 crores for the diesel variant.

A View from the Outside

Although, there are few changes and additions made, the basic outline and the size of the vehicle remain unchanged. The few aspects that make the car look different are: RS Spyder design wheels that are 20 inches, wider wheel arches, bi-xenon headlights which come with Porsche dynamic light system (PDLS) and rear view and exterior mirrors with automatic anti-glare feature.

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The colour options for the vehicle are of two types – metallic and non-metallic. You can choose from non-metallic black or white, metallic Carrera white, metallic jet black, metallic mahogany and Rhodium silver metallic. Another option handy for you to pick from is the Purpurite Metallic colour.

Plus point: The wheel arches are finished in the colour you select for the exterior.

Seated in Style and Luxury!

Much like the exterior, the interior too has ample changes to make you feel the touch of luxury. The seats are made of leather which host the Porsche crest on all headrests additionally they get an electric eight-way adjustment, Alcantara centre panels, power steering, park assist in both the front and rear, adaptive air suspension which comes with Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), a four-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, and on offer – electrical sun blinds for the rear windows.

Surrounding the Infotainment

The latest generation Porsche Communication Management (PCM) is present with a seven inch touchscreen which can be connected to Apple Car Play with the help of the connect plus module, a classy and glamorous analogue clock in the dashboard, Bluetooth/mobile phone preparation and a BOSE surround sound system.

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Under the Hood

The car is available in both petrol and diesel variants and the engines remain unchanged from the standard Porsche Cayenne. The petrol version is powered by a 3.6L V6 engine which products 300BHP at 6300rpm and a torque of 400Nm at 3000rpm The diesel engine is powered by a 3.0L V6 diesel engine which churns out 245BHP at 3800-4400rpm and produces a torque of 550Nm at 1750-2750rpm. Both these engine come linked to an 8 speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox.

This Platinum Edition model is available for order now and deliveries are scheduled to commence in August 2016.

Specifications

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Automaker

Porsche

Year of Launch

2016

Body Type

SUV

Engine Mill

3.6L V6 (petrol); 3.0L V6 (diesel)

Engine Capacity

 

Variants

Single variant

Pricing

INR 1.06 (petrol); INR 1.08 (diesel)

Transmission type

Automatic

Number of cylinders

6

Maximum power bhp@rpm

300BHP@6,300rpm; 240BHP@3,500 - 4,000rpm

Maximum torque Nm@rpm

400Nm@  3000rpm; 550Nm@1750-2750rpm

Length

4,855mm

Width

2154mm

Height

1,705mm

Ground clearance

215mm

Wheelbase

2,895mm

Boot space

670L

Kerb weight

2036kg

Gross weight

 

Tyre type

 

Seating capacity

5

Fuel tank capacity

85L

Fuel type

Petrol; Diesel

Mileage on highways

12.3 km/l

In city mileage

7.5 km/l

Top speed

230 km/h

Acceleration 0-100kmph

7.7 seconds

Drive Train

AWD

Updated and Features Rich

Features

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Air conditioner

Yes

Heater

Yes

Power windows front

Yes

Power windows rear

Yes

Power steering

Yes

Airbags

Yes

ABS

Yes

Keyless entry

Yes

Central locking

Yes

Cruise control

Yes

USB & auxiliary input

Yes

Speakers

Yes

Bluetooth connectivity

Yes

GPS navigation

Yes

Automatic headlamps

Yes

Steering mounted audio

Yes

Rear parking sensor

Yes

Rear parking camera

Yes

Height adjustable driver seat

Yes

Automatic Climate control

Yes

What's New?

All in all, essentially, this car basically helps you tick a lot of boxes in the value package section. It’s a great upgrade from the standard Cayenne and its leaner, meaner and available for a limited time. What do you think? Isn’t it time to get your hands on this mean machine soon?

As quoted by the Director of Porsche India, Pavan Shetty, "The Cayenne Platinum Edition is a thrilling four-door sports car with purposefully selected materials for an even greater sense of style. The comprehensive range of standard equipment and eye-catching details makes this premium model a truly attractive offering for our enthusiasts."

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