2018 Porsche Cayenne Spied

2018 Porsche Cayenne Spied

It may not look so different on the outside, but the Cayenne is undergoing some major changes.

Only a few days ago when Porsche introduced a platinum edition of its two Cayenne S models and now our spy photographers have seen a next generation prototype just camouflaged. At first glance it may look disguised but look closer and you will see the front and back lights are hidden beneath your stickers designs to make the clusters look like they have been obtained from the outgoing model. A little colored body tape has also been applied to the front bumper to hide what will probably be some discreet changes.

2018 Porsche Cayenne Spied

Overall, the new Cayenne looks more like a facelift rather than a new generation, but do not let the familiar design trick in the belief that it will be more of the same. To begin with, we expect a massive loss of weight considering large large horse riding vehicle, in Stuttgart, will be switched to new bases estimated to cut as much as 220 pounds (100 kilograms). You will obviously pay dividends in terms of performance by putting the “S” in the “SUV”, and it should also reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

A slightly more sloping roof line is already visible towards the rear and more likely Porsche\’s engineers have stretched the wheelbase a bit in order to free up more legroom behind. Inside, previous spy photos have shown a revised dashboard derived from the new Panamera with a large amount of capacitive buttons and a large touch screen for the information and entertainment system.2018 Porsche Cayenne Spied

In addition to the family culture of the six- and eight-cylinder combustion engines shared with the sister Audi Q7 model and the upcoming VW Touareg, it is believed that the new Cayenne will generate a fully electric derivative. Autocar reports the E Mission, due in 2019 will lend its powertrain to a zero emission version of the Cayenne, which if light green for production is likely to come towards the end of the decade.

Expect the third-generation Cayenne to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, although an online introduction could occur a few weeks earlier. Meanwhile, the Urus Lamborghini ready for joint production using almost the same fundamentals will be introduced in the coming months, while the mentioned Touareg is also set for a late 2017 launch.

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