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Its top model was the Cayenne Turbo, with 550 hp under the hood. The third generation came to fix what its predecessor was criticized for: the exterior design. While the second generation featured some details that could remind of a Hyundai, the third generation was completely new from tip to toe. Under the hood, the Cayenne Turbo featured a 4.0-liter V8 unit with two turbochargers. It was mated as standard to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The third generation of the Porsche Cayenne was unveiled in August 2017. In 2022, the Cayenne added the Platinum Edition to the SUV and coupe body styles. The Platinum Edition Cayenne applies a coat of Satin Platinum paint to a number of the vehicle's badges, as well as its fascia-mounted intake treatment and its distinct 21-inch wheels. Black exhaust tips and window trim add an extra hint of menace to the model.
The 434-hp Cayenne S goes from 0 - 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. Its twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 helps it to crush the quarter-mile in just 12.8 seconds. Perhaps even more impressive is that the on the optional 21-inch Pirelli P Zero summer tires, the Porsche has a 0.93 g of cornering grip. This is basically a sports car in an SUV body. The Cayenne's dynamic excellence is unmatched in the segment. Easily the best SUV on sale today.
The E-Hybrid version of the current Cayenne came in 2018. Porsche used the same platform as the Bentley Bentayga and the Lamborghini Urus for the third generation of the Cayenne. This platform was designed from the beginning to accept a hybrid version. It also featured a rear-axle steering system which really helps with low speed turning and cornering at speed.
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid SUV
The Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid models, mix ultimate performance with comfort and Infotainment. The twin-turbo V8 engine and electric motor combination make it an absolute monster. So much so, that it became top dog in the Porsche SUV lineup, relegating the 541-hp Cayenne Turbo to second place. This is an SUV that has the price, prestige, and performance. Generating 670 combined horsepower and 633 lb-ft of torque. 
The third generation of the Porsche Cayenne was unveiled in August 2017. The third generation Cayenne is built on a totally new platform, shared with SUVs like the Bentley Bentayga and Lamborghini Urus. It was fitted with important technical upgrades, such as the rear-axle steering system, which allowed a better cornering speed and an easier parking maneuver.
The V8 is back in the Cayenne GTS after a break for the second generation (it got a twin-turbo V6). The Cayenne GTS is now also available in the new "Coupe" body style. A twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 is good for 453 horsepower and 457 lb-ft of torque. Zero to 60 mph takes a claimed 4.2 seconds if the Sport Chrono package is fitted, and top speed rises to 168 mph. he only transmission available is an eight-speed automatic. This is one sweet ride.