New 167 mph Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
With its revised turbocharger system now producing 383 kW (521 bhp) at 5500 rpm, the Cayenne Turbo S second only to the Carrera GT in the company's model range as the most powerful Porsche homologated for road use. The car will be premiered next Monday at the NAIAS in Detroit.
Maximum torque of 720 Newton-metres or 531 lb-ftmis maintained consistently all the way between 2,750 and 3,750 rpm. This means the SUV has awesome performance on the road. The Cayenne Turbo S accelerates to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.2 seconds, sprints from 80 – 120 km/h (50 – 75 mph) in fifth gear in 5.4 seconds, and has a top speed of 270 km/h or 167 mph.
The under-bonnet modifications are the main change for this model, however subtle external differences identify the new car; 20-inch SportTechno design alloy wheels, four exhaust tailpipes, the model designation at the rear and, if ordered by the customer, paintwork in Navy Blue Metallic, which is exclusive to this model.
Other modifications include even larger brake discs with larger callipers than on the Cayenne Turbo. The diameter of the front brake discs is increased to 380 mm from 350 mm (14.96 - 13.78"), the diameter of the rear brake discs has been increased to 358 from 330 millimetres (14.09 - 12.99"). The engineers have also designed new cooling ducts and achieved an increase in heat dissipation by 10 per cent. In standard trim the Cayenne Turbo S rides on 20-inch SportTechno design alloy wheels running on road tyres measuring R 275/40 Y. A tyre pressure control system is also featured as standard, as is the electronic, variable damper suspension adjustment system (PASM) and air-springing that is adjustable to six different ride heights
The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S goes on sale in the UK on 25 February, priced from £81,565 and including a Porsche Driving Experience programme.
Text: Classic Driver
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