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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Performance


The Cayenne Turbo is powered by a 4.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine featuring direct fuel injection (DFI), VarioCam Plus and charge-air cooling. It generates 500 hp at 6,000 rpm. Maximum torque of 516 lb.-ft. is available between 2,250 and 4,500 rpm. Maximum speed is 172 mph, while the sprint from 0...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM) is an active all-wheel drive system with an electronically variable, map-controlled multi-plate clutch, automatic brake differential (ABD) and anti-slip regulation (ASR).

Torque is distributed between the front and rear axles by means of the electronically variable...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

DFI injects fuel directly into the combustion chamber at up to 1740 psi with millisecond precision using electromagnetic injectors. The injector position and spray geometry have been carefully designed to improve output, torque, fuel economy and emissions. The swirling of the fuel as it enters each...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Auto Start Stop function

Auto Start Stop function

The Cayenne models that are equipped with eight-speed Tiptronic S also feature an Auto Start Stop function. If, for example, you stop at traffic lights and keep your foot on the brake pedal, the Auto Start Stop will automatically turn off the engine. Although the engine is not running, all audio...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Tiptronic S

Tiptronic S

The outstanding feature of the eight-speed Tiptronic S is a particularly wide ratio spread. First gear is designed for optimum acceleration when pulling away and greater performance when tackling ascents and towing loads in off-road terrain. Top track speed is reached in 6th gear (in 7th gear on...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - VarioCam Plus

VarioCam Plus

VarioCam Plus creates two engines out of one by steplessly adjusting the inlet valve timing and lift.

The system differentiates between normal road usage and performance driving, adapting seamlessly as driver inputs change. All functions are automatically controlled by the engine management system....

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Cooling systems and lubrication

Cooling systems and lubrication

Cooling systems

A high-performance engine can only maintain its maximum capability over a long service life if all components are operating consistently within a specific temperature range. The engines in the Cayenne models are therefore designed for efficient cooling.

In order to reduce the...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Turbo


In the Cayenne Turbo, the engine is assisted by twin turbocharger units arranged in parallel – one for each bank of cylinders. Incoming air is passed through a filter and compressed by the turbine units. Its temperature is then reduced in the twin intercooler system, which improves cylinder...

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo - Character


Understatement coupled with clear statements: lower fuel consumption, faster acceleration.* Supreme engineering that speaks for itself. In short, everything you’d expect from a Turbo.

Another clear statement is the distinctive sound from the twin dual-tube tailpipes. Produced by the 4.8-litre...

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