Paris motor show 2012: Audi diesel for Porsche Cayenne
Porsche has added another diesel model to the Cayenne line-up included in efforts to help boost its sales potential when confronted with elevated luxury Sports utility vehicle competition.
The brand new Cayenne S Diesel runs the most recent evolution of Audi’s 4.2-litre V8 diesel engine and makes its debut a the Paris motor show.
With twin variable vane turbochargers and also the latest in piezo valve led common rail injection technology, the 90-degree unit kicks out a BMW X6 M50d beating 377bhp and 626lb foot – a rise of 140bhp and 221lb foot around the existing single turbocharged 3.-ltire V6 diesel engine based in the popular Cayenne Diesel.
Based on Porsche’s own performance figures, the additional reserves are sufficient to haul the 4-wheel drive Cayenne S Diesel from dead stop to 62mph in five.7 seconds and also to a high speed of 157mph. Additionally they help extend its towing ability to 3500kg.
Combined economy is with a rating of 34.0mpg and CO2 emissions at 218g/km because of various fuel-saving technology including stop-start.
Just like rival BMW and it is new twin-turbocharged 3.-litre in-line six-cylinder diesel engine, Porsche states it’s labored hard at supplying the brand new V8 diesel, also is earmarked to participate a facelifted Panamera line-in 2013, having a distinctive seem, so it likens to the classical V8 gas units.
The strong torque characteristics from the big diesel has additionally brought to some unique set-up for that Cayenne’s four-wheel drive system, with torque vectoring set to offered as optional equipment.