Spyshots: 2011 Porsche Cayenne, Camo Free
The 2011 Cayenne is, as you can see, in line with Porsche's "evolutionary design" philosophy. The new model draws its design from the previous generations Cayenne without making unjustified leaps. Not sure if it is because of the color, but the future model appears as a sleeker version of the Cayenne.
Engine wise, the sky is the limit. Although yet unconfirmed, the line-up of powerplants will include a wide range of units, both petrol and diesel. Hybrid is, of course, a viable and confirmed hybrid drivetrain.
The petrol engines bound for the Cayenne will be the 4.8l V8 from the Panamera (400 hp), while the Cayenne Turbo will use Panamera Turbo's
The hybrid drive, confirmed by Porsche, will enter production sometimes this year and will be first fitted on a current generation Cayenne. It will be fitted on the 2011 model year as well, with no major changes.
The hybrid is powered by Audi's 3.0l V6, developing 333 hp, mated to a three-phase synchronous electric motor which receives power from a 38 kW NiMH battery.
According to some sources, the new Cayenne will take on a more street-friendly approach, as it will drop some of its off-road-behavior traits and equipment.
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Porsche really does't know how to design cars. Their secret is to keep fresh a very nice and classic coupe called 911 an so