Like Goldilocks and the Three Bears, after testing Porsche’s new base and Turbo Cayenne Coupe fashions, the automaker has settled on its “excellent” with the all-new Cayenne S Coupe that firmly sits proper between its two terminal counterparts by way of worth, efficiency, and luxurious. Clients, nevertheless, are nonetheless getting a hell of a deal.
Porsche’s all-new Cayenne Coupe S is powered by a 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine that produces 434 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. Not like sportier fashions, the Cayenne Coupe S doesn’t obtain Porsche’s damn-near-perfect PDK transmission, as a substitute choosing an eight-speed Tiptronic S computerized. The Porsche’s energy and torque are despatched via the Tiptronic transmission to all 4 wheels, making it able to dealing with the monitor or inclement climate. Porsche hopes that the 4 pushed wheels can even fulfill Porschephiles who’ve develop into accustomed to the quickness of PDK.
Because the Cayenne Coupe S nonetheless carries the Porsche’s crest, the coupe-like SUV can hit 60 miles per hour in simply four.7 seconds. That quantity will drop to four.6 seconds if the client orders the elective Light-weight Sport Bundle, although we’re unsure a tenth of a second is definitely worth the probably expensive asking worth. Porsche’s center mannequin strategy to efficiency continues because the Cayenne S Coupe will hit a prime velocity of 164 miles per hour; that is proper between the bottom Cayenne Coupe’s 151 mph and the Turbo’s 178 mph prime speeds.
Based on Porsche, the brand new Cayenne S Coupe sees an improve in comparison with its customary Cayenne S brethren, together with coming customary with the Sport Chrono Bundle, 20-inch alloy wheels, eight-way adjustable Sport Seats, panoramic glass roof, and its 2+2 seating association. Clients can, nevertheless, possibility a rear bench seat with room for 3 people at no extra cost. Like the 2 different Cayenne Coupes, the Cayenne S Coupe’s rear seats sit 1.18-inches decrease within the chassis to compensate for the extra contoured roofline. As for the roof itself, prospects even have the flexibility to possibility the Cayenne S Coupe with a light-weight carbon fiber roof.
On the Cayenne Coupe’s introduction, Chairman of the Govt Board Of Porsche AG Oliver Blume, mentioned, “ The Coupe consists of all of the technical highlights of the present Cayenne. However has an much more dynamic design and new technical particulars that place it as extra progressive, athletic, and emotional.”
The all-new Porsche Cayenne S Coupe is about to start arriving in dealerships this coming fall as a 2020 mannequin yr. Porsche says that it’ll have a beginning worth of $88,600, excluding the $1,250 supply, processing, and dealing with charges. Although we’d probably go for the Cayenne Turbo Coupe’s stronger schnell, the Cayenne S Coupe serves its objective completely and affords that “excellent” possibility for all of the Golidlocks’ on the market on the lookout for a sporty and coupey SUV.