Luxury car maker company Porsche India has launched the facelift version of 2023 Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe in India. The company claims that the car is capable of achieving 0 to 100 speed in just 6 seconds. The top speed of the car is 248 Kmph.
In the Indian market, it will compete with Range Rover Sport, Audi Q8 and Mercedes-Benz GLE. The company recently showcased the updated Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe at a private event in front of the Porsche dealership network.
Cosmetic changes have been made to the interior and exterior of both the 2023 Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe models. The facelifted Cayenne lineup also gets a new set of engine options.
The 2023 Cayenne is priced at Rs 1.36 crore (ex-showroom), which is Rs 10 lakh more expensive than the current model. At the same time, the price of Cayenne Coupe has been kept at Rs 1.42 crore (ex-showroom), which is Rs 7 lakh more than its current model.
However, only the base models of both will be available in India. The higher variant prices will be announced later. Deliveries of both the updated models are expected to begin soon.
The base variants of the 2023 Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe facelift have been given a more powerful engine than the current model. It gets a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-petrol engine, which generates 348 bhp power (13 bhp more than the current model) and 500Nm of peak torque (50Nm more than the current model). Talking about the transmission, the engine is tuned with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
The company claims that with this engine, the Cayenne can accelerate from 0 to 100kmph in just 6 seconds and has a top speed of 248kmph. Whereas, the Cayenne Coupe is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100kmph in just 5.7 seconds. The higher variant of the car could be brought to India with a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine, which generates 467bhp power and 600Nm peak torque.
The new editions of the Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe get newly designed matrix LED headlights, which look like the Porsche Taycan. To enhance the road presence of the car, a wide front grille has been given which is integrated into the front bumper with chrome slats.
Redesign connected 3D LED taillights have been given in the rear. Porsche badging is found in between. Its bigger spoiler, redesigned bonnet and new design alloy wheels with 20, 21 and 22-inch options enhance the overall look of the car.