After recent changes, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne is set for a smooth sail. This model will be a carryover but, some rumors are suggesting an all-electric variant. Besides that, Cayenne will remain a mid-size two-row SUV with an athletic stance and hot styling. Interior is truly amazing and Cayenne also offers superb driving manners.
The ride quality is astonishing and there will be room for five passengers. Numerous trim levels and configurations are available once again. After 15 years of production, Porsche Cayenne is one of the most-known SUVs in the market. A hybrid powertrain is available as well, besides the conventional engine.
Truly Astonishing Design
There won’t be changes in terms of design. Visually, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne will largely remain. This luxury mid-size SUV comes with an athletic stance, it looks aggressive and very sporty. Styling is truly amazing and dimensions are perfect. Sharp curves are still the highlight of this model and Cayenne surely doesn’t lack uniqueness.
After all, it is a premium SUV and it looks like it. Nothing new, Porsche is known for its incredible design. Last year’s model got larger front grille and larger air intakes. Aerodynamics are impressive and if you are looking for something mean and hot, Cayenne is the answer.
Inside the cabin, a new 2021 Porsche Cayenne will mostly remain. That includes the two-row seating layout and a room for five passengers. On top of that, there will be no changes in terms of design. So, what is new? Porsche will only introduce a much-needed update in technology department. That includes infotainment system, interface on the displays and new driver-assistance features.
Pair of LCD displays are still present and dashboard sports the same 12.3-inch display. Analog buttons are traditionally here and are perfectly combined with an all-digital instrument cluster. Interior still hosts wood and metal accents and leather upholstery is offered as standard.
Horsepower Figures, Hybrid Version
The mid-size luxury SUV continues to ride on its proven 3.6-liter V6. This engine is producing 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Of course, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne will offer numerous different outputs. For instance, S model uses the same engine that generates 420 hp and 405 lb-ft of twist. GTS variant delivers even more and Turbo S will offer a 4.8-liter V8 that is rated at 570 hp.
An 8-speed automatic transmission is available and it acts so quiet and smooth. As for the hybrid version, Cayenne E-Hybrid is also coming to the markets. A hybrid system is a combination of a 3.0-liter V6 and an electric generator/motor. The motor is placed between the powertrain and the gearbox. It adds around 130 horsepower so total output returns 455 hp.
All-Electric 2021 Porsche Cayenne
According to numerous reports, the all-electric 2021 Porsche Cayenne is very probable. Porsche plans to introduce its all-new Taycan sedan that will ride on electric power exclusively. This model will start the electric revolution in the company. Zero-emissions are cool nowadays, obviously.
For that reason, all-electric Cayenne will certainly happen. The only question is when? Reliable sources are suggesting the 2021 year as the most realistic date. However, we still don’t know anything about this version. If it happens, Cayenne would have to change its platform and possibly its dimensions.
Porsche Cayenne Price and Release Date
Of course, you can’t get a premium SUV for an affordable price. However, given the amount of power and technology, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne is reasonably priced. It starts at $75,000 while the Turbo S and the rest of the upper trim levels will cost over $125,650.
If you want the E-Hybrid model, add around $14,000 to the base price. The 2021 Cayenne will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2020. On top of that, mid-size SUV will compete with BMW X5, Audi Q7, and Land Rover Range Rover Sport.