Porsche Cayenne goes diesel

Porsche Cayenne goes diesel

Porsche Cayenne diesel fq

From February 2009, Porsche will offer the European market a Cayenne with a diesel engine and thus extend its range of engines for the four door, all-wheel drive car further, once again. This decision was taken in response to changed legal regulations especially in European markets, resulting in tax incentives for vehicles with diesel engines. Furthermore, the Porsche stake in Volkswagen Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of modern diesel engines for passenger cars, has opened up new opportunities to utilise sporty compression-ignition technology.

Porsche will equip the Cayenne with a 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine with 240 bhp (176 kW) supplied by Audi. The average consumption of the Cayenne Diesel is (9.3 litres/100 km) combined, with emissions of 244 g/km CO2.

In response to customer demand, the new Cayenne model will initially be offered in Europe. Preparations for market introduction in other countries are underway.

There are no visual indicators to distinguish the diesel from the gas-powered base Cayenne. Only under the hood, where the engine cover is emblazoned with “3.0 V6 Turbo Diesel Injection” is the branding different.

Porsche is confident that it will maintain the long term market success of the Cayenne series with the low-consumption V6 turbo diesel. In the last financial year 2007/08, 45,478 units of this series (which currently incorporates five different models) were sold – more than ever before in a financial year.

Porsche Cayenne diesel fq

From February 2009, Porsche will offer the European market a Cayenne with a diesel engine and thus extend its range of engines for the four door, all-wheel drive car further, once again. This decision was taken in response to changed legal regulations especially in European markets, resulting in tax incentives for vehicles with diesel engines. Furthermore, the Porsche stake in Volkswagen Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of modern diesel engines for passenger cars, has opened up new opportunities to utilise sporty compression-ignition technology.

Porsche will equip the Cayenne with a 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine with 240 bhp (176 kW) supplied by Audi. The average consumption of the Cayenne Diesel is (9.3 litres/100 km) combined, with emissions of 244 g/km CO2.

In response to customer demand, the new Cayenne model will initially be offered in Europe. Preparations for market introduction in other countries are underway.

There are no visual indicators to distinguish the diesel from the gas-powered base Cayenne. Only under the hood, where the engine cover is emblazoned with “3.0 V6 Turbo Diesel Injection” is the branding different.

Porsche is confident that it will maintain the long term market success of the Cayenne series with the low-consumption V6 turbo diesel. In the last financial year 2007/08, 45,478 units of this series (which currently incorporates five different models) were sold – more than ever before in a financial year.

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