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Specifications Porsche Cayenne

Debut SUV штутграртского manufacturer was presented in the autumn of 2002, and almost instantly he managed to win the hearts of not only fans of the brand Porsche, but simply lovers of luxury cars around the world.

Characteristics of the first-generation Porsche Cayenne

Development of Cayenne has been a joint effort of engineers with Porsche Volkswagen specialists on the basis of the chassis of the VW Touareg. The designers had a task to design вседорожный car on the exterior of which one would immediately know that they belong to a sports family Porsche. Characteristics of Cayenne include "поршевские" lights droplike shape, integrated front bumper with a powerful air intakes, alloy seventeen - or восемнадцатидюймовые disks, dressed in low profile tires. Different versions of the Porsche Cayenne outwardly differ in minor details. In particular, a top Cayenne Turbo to be known by a more expressive hood with additional выштамповками under turbochargers and dual Central air intake.

 The first generation Porsche Cayenne

The first generation of Stuttgart SUV had the following dimensions: wheelbase – 2855 mm, length – 4780 mm (version Cayenne Turbo was on three millimeters long), width – 1928 mm, height – 1700 mm, standard ground clearance – 217 mm

It is worth noting that even in the secondary market on the cars of first-generation Porsche Cayenne price is rather high and amounts, depending on the year of manufacture, the equipment and the state of cars, from 750 thousand rubles to 1 million 900 thousand roubles.

Range of power units of the first generation Porsche Cayenne included:

 Porsche Cayenne first generation of beauty

In 2008, the whole model range of the new engines with direct injection. So, standard Cayenne still was set in motion by a six-cylinder engine, but its volume increased to 3.6 liters, and power – up to 290 HP Under the hood of other modifications were eight-cylinder motors capacity of 4.8 liter capacity of 385 HP to 542 PS

In 2009 year, a diesel version of the SUV, оснащавшаяся the 3.0-liter turbocharged unit with the capacity of 240 HP and a maximum torque of 550 Nm. This modification Porsche Cayenne technical characteristics allow to be dispersed to hundred for 8.3 seconds, and maximum speed was 214 km/H. the Main advantage of this version before gasoline is significantly lower fuel consumption: the 11.6 liters per 100 km in city traffic and 7.9 l – on the highway. Engines агрегировались with six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

The first generation Porsche Cayenne equipped fully independent suspension of the classical scheme: front – double wishbone rear – multi. There were two versions of the suspension: standard spring, which was established on the base of the Cayenne and Cayenne S, adjustable air, which allows to change the size of the clearance in the range from 157 up to 273 mm, which was completed by the Cayenne Turbo (for the first two modifications was available as an option).

SUV got four-wheel drive transmission, which in standard driving conditions distributes the engine torque between the wheels front and rear axle at a ratio of 38 to 62 respectively. Thanks to this Cayenne preserves the style of riding, characteristic for rear-wheel drive models of the brand. However, if there is slippage electronics, managing multi-disk clutch, immediately reacts, throwing up to 100 percent torque on the wheels of one of the axes. This system, developed штутгартскими engineers, received the name «Porsche Traction Management». It operates, based on indicators such as speed, lateral acceleration, steering angle, accelerator pedal position, calculating the necessary degree of lock axes and even each wheel separately.

 Porsche Cayenne first generation engine, 2008

Another system, which is responsible for the behavior of the car on the road, is  the Porsche Stability Management" (or just PSM), which regulates directional stability. On the basis of information received from various sensors, the system determines whether the actual trajectory of motion with given, and, if necessary, brakes individual wheels, thus contributing to the stabilization of the car. Also PSM can interfere with the electronic engine management system, changing torque at changing the situation on the road. Invaluable assistance system provides and in case of emergency braking. So, the sudden pressure release the gas pedal, "Porsche Stability Management» leads the brake system in a state of high alert, increasing the pressure and bringing brake pads for disk drives, resulting in the brake pedal time required for a full stop, is significantly reduced.

When you switch lever, located on the centre console and in charge of managing the off-road performances of Cayenne in the mode of low gear, PSM produces automatic reconfiguration of all subsystems, significantly improving safety on the road. Using the lever can be performed tough locking center differential when slippage of one of the wheels. Optional for the Porsche Cayenne you can buy a special off-road package that allowed to completely block the rear cross-axle differential, and disable anti-roll bars (which, however, at a speed above 50 km/h automatically included).

 Porsche Cayenne first generation diesel engine

Characteristics of the second generation Porsche Cayenne

The debut of the second generation of the Stuttgart SUV was held at the Geneva autoshow in 2011. The car visually became a little wider, longer and «more muscular» predecessor, in addition, his appearance became more dynamic due to the increase of the angle of inclination as the windshield and rear window, as well as more sloping roof. Thanks to the use of the body structure of a large number of aluminum, the new Porsche Cayenne is easier than the previous generation average of 200 kg.

As noted above, the second generation Cayenne enough has changed significantly in size: wheelbase increased by 40 mm – to 2895 mm, length – 66 mm – to 4846 mm, width – 10 mm – up to 1938 mm, height – 5 mm – to 1705 m Under the ground clearance decreased by 7 millimeters – up to 210 mm

The cost of the same basic Porsche Cayenne second generation is 3 million 150 thousand rubles, and top-end version of the Turbo S will cost at least 8 million 100 thousand rubles.

 Porsche Cayenne second generation

Gamma power units installed on the Porsche Cayenne second generation consists of:

Gasoline engines:

 Porsche Cayenne second generation of beauty

Diesel engines:

Hybrid engine:

Power units are paired with a six-speed manual transmission or the eight-speed automatic Tiptronic S.

 Porsche Cayenne second generation hybrid engine

I must say that German engineers took into account the fact that the car in most cases are operated on public roads or on the highway, while even a primer, not to mention serious off-road, under his wheels appears infrequently. Second-generation Porsche Cayenne features more on par with a sports car than with the SUV.

First of all it is worth noting dramatic changes since transmission only in the hybrid and diesel modifications auto remained really all-wheel drive and has a center limited-slip differential. In other Porsche Cayenne by default almost one hundred percent of traction to the rear wheels, and redistribution of the front occurs exclusively if necessary through the multi-disc clutch, under the management of electronics. The car has lost and forced interaxle differential blocking, and the regime of low gear. Due to the non-permanent all-wheel drive managed to achieve significant savings in weight, and reduce the loss of power.