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PORSCHE Cayenne Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 6
First production year: 2002
Engines: Hybrid, Gasoline
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2018 - Present

The third generation of the Porsche Cayenne was unveiled in August 2017 and launched in front of the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the same year. The E-Hybrid version came in 2018. Porsche used the same platform as the Bentley Bentayga and the Lamborghini Urus for the third generation of the Cayenne. It was named MLBevo and offered the possibility to introduce a hybrid version. It als...

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hybrid engines:

  PORSCHE E-Hybrid 3.0L V6 8AT (462 HP)

2017 - Present

The third generation of the Porsche Cayenne was unveiled in August 2017 and launched in front of the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the same year. While it wasn't the same difference between the first and the second generation, the third one came with an entirely new platform, shared with the Bentley Bentayga and Lamborghini Urus. It was fitted with important technical upgrades, s...

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gasoline engines:

  PORSCHE Cayenne (PO536) 3.0 8AT (340 HP)

2015 - 2017

The facelifted version of the Porsche Cayenne was introduced in 2014 and it received a restyled design, new features, and, most important, upgraded engines, starting with the base version. When it was introduced in 2002, the Cayenne featured a 3.2-liter V8, which was the access model in the new SUV range. It was available with a manual gearbox. For the second generation's facelift, the C...

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gasoline engines:

  PORSCHE Cayenne (958) 3.6 V6 8AT (300 HP)

2010 - 2015

After the shock passed and the Cayenne became the best-selling Porsche model, the company had the guts to launch a bolder, more powerful, second generation of the Cayenne at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. With the second generation of the Cayenne, Porsche proved itself very profitable, even though it was hit hard by the world economic crisis from the 2008-2010 period. But the luxury car market ...

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2007 - 2009

On the brinks of the global recession in 2007, Porsche launched the 2008 Cayenne model. Although some addressed it as the second generation, it was more of a refresh, with better technologies and interior. When the Porsche launched their first off-road model, the Cayenne, in 2002, the whole world was shocked. Nobody could believe that this could be possible. But they did it right. And, despit...

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2002 - 2007

The Porsche brand had important financial troubles. With a small lineup of vehicles, it needed something to go straight-up on the market. And that was the 2002 Cayenne. The SUV that saved the sports-car company. First, it was a shock for the 911 fans. How could their favorite brand to launch a family SUV with the Porsche logo on it? Moreover, how could they do that by sharing the platform wit...

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