2019 Porsche Cayenne First Drive

The significantly lighter than its predecessor, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is nothing but downright impressive. Faster, sportier and comfortable than ever, this third generation Cayenne comes with features that will give competing models a run for their money. At a first glance, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is not all that different from its predecessor. Even so, this beast comes with a whole bunch of cosmetic, tech and turbo upgrades, ultimately making it the best Cayenne yet.

Unveiled in August 2017, this trimmer and faster third-generation vehicle are no doubted made for the road. Following the company’s long history of luxurious and sporty vehicle models, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is no exception. Let’s take quick a look at why.

2019 Porsche Cayenne front

2019 Porsche Cayenne – Retain Classic Appeal

To put it simply, this third-generation model retains that classic Cayenne appeal. It is only about 3 inches long, much of it still looks like its predecessors. Nevertheless, a few changes here and there give it a slightly bulkier look. In the front, the grille is a tad bit wider than before with a bigger air intake. The front fascia is also a bit lower than that of the previous make.

The rear comes with more noticeable alterations. The taillights are now slimmer and connected with a light bar, running right across the rear. The rear fascia also receives a dramatic, more athletic spoiler. The side profile is defined by the vehicle’s remarkable set of 21 alloy wheels; unmistakably thicker than before.

Interior and Technological Additions

In the inside, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is not any less amusing. The dashboard is fitted with a 12-inch Porsche Advanced Cockpit black glossy touchscreen. This time, the Cayenne comes with fewer buttons and geared towards a more touch-oriented cockpit.

It gets even better with the 710-watt Bose sound system. More features include heated seat as well as the steering wheel.

This third-generation model has been referred to as the smartest one yet. The good number of tech features have been incorporated in its interior inevitably increasing its cabin’s comfort level. They include thermal night vision, Lane change and keep assist, traffic sign recognition and the new Offroad Precision App.

2019 Porsche Cayenne interior

Comes with Few Engine Options

Under its hood, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne comes packed with few engine options depending on user preference. The first is turbocharged V6, 3.0 Li engine that gives off an easy 330 horsepower. The next in line is a 2.9 Li twin-turbocharged V6 engine which generates a staggering 460 horsepower.

The third option is 4.0 Li, V8 twin turbocharged engine producing 420 horsepower. Quite stunning, right? Its performance makes the deal all the sweeter. In just 3.9 seconds, this beast can pick up a good 60 mph.

2019 Porsche Cayenne rear

Cost and Availability

As you may have guessed by now, this majestic doesn’t come cheap. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne will come at a starting price of 65,700 dollars. Depending on the version, it is expected to cost up to about 82,900 dollars. The revealed in August 2017, the car is expected to hit the market in mid-2018.

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