The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

New Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne Hybrid Make North American Debut at New York Auto Show - VIDEO ENHANCED

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)
Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

New Cayenne is more sporting and dynamic, more fuel efficient, more spacious and lighter than its predecessor

NEW YORK - March 31, 2010: Porsche introduced the next-generation Cayenne sport utility vehicle today, including a hybrid gas-electric version, to the North American market during a press conference at the New York International Automobile Show.

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Led by the all-new Cayenne S Hybrid, Porsche's first production hybrid, the next-generation Cayenne sets the standard in its class in efficiency and performance. Compared to the previous Cayenne models, fuel consumption is down by up to 23 percent in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).

This new Cayenne, like every Porsche, was developed according to the Porsche Intelligent Performance philosophy - more power on less fuel, increased efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.

The North American Cayenne model range will include four models: the 2011 Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo and the Cayenne S Hybrid.

Click PLAY to watch Porsche Cayenne video with hybrid, turbo and diesel models

The S and Turbo models go on sale in July, with the Cayenne and Cayenne S Hybrid in dealer showrooms this fall.

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

At the press conference, Porsche also announced that pricing for its all-new, next-generation 2011 Cayenne sport utility vehicle will start at $46,700 for the entry level Cayenne.

The new 2011 Cayenne S - with a standard 400 horsepower Porsche V8 under the hood - will be priced at $63,700, while the Cayenne S Hybrid, Porsche's first hybrid production vehicle, is $67,700.

The 500-horsepower Cayenne Turbo, which tops the model lineup, will carry a sticker price of $104,800.

At today's press conference, Porsche also announced that all its models will include a longer list of standard equipment., as well as a new options strategy that includes comprehensive equipment packages that still allow for detailed customization at significant cost savings.