2024 Porsche Cayenne: Refreshed Exterior and Improved Performance
The Porsche Cayenne is still viewed to be one of the top contenders in the competitive luxury performance SUV niche – a testament to its strength, seeing as the Cayenne model has been around since the early 2000s, competing with others from all angles.
Just as with the Toyota Prius, Porsche hasn’t deviated from its motif in the last decade or so. And so, come 2024, a subtle revamp is underway to bring it into the present day, stand taller among others, and, alas, increase asking prices.
Doug Demuro, well-known YouTuber who produces plenty of material, has been handed a Porsche Cayenne S for examination and discovers some interesting features associated with this middle-of-the-range sport utility vehicle.
According to Porsche, the updated Porsche Cayenne takes a tremendous leap in most aspects – from exterior to performance, stewdiness, ease and technology. Notwithstanding, there are substantial modifications to nearly every panel, yet you could be forgiven for not spotting them. Doug acknowledges the similarity between the current and the 2023 model.
A revitalized engine assembly ushers in the magnificence of the V8 motor to the Cayenne S and conveys 470 hp/442 lb-ft – upswings of 34 hp/37 lb-ft, together with an “Optimized frame featuring novel two-valve suspension”. DeMuro mentions that it can hit 60 mph in a snappy low-4-second range.
Other models including the elite Cayenne Turbo GT receive a power boost of 20 hp, rising to 650 hp and can hit 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds. The video displays the spick-and-span interior with the majority of the observable modifications occurring there, however they come with a cost.
Different potential engines for the 2024 Porsche Cayenne include the regular 3-liter V6 turbo, which is reported to deliver 348 hp and a astonishing 368 lb-ft of torque, providing an upgrade from the previous model’s 13 hp and 36 lb-ft. Still pending official confirmation, there are speculations about the range of the new Porsche Cayenne Hybrid.
When checking inside the Cayenne S, Doug DeMuro highlights the novel gear selector placement in conjunction with the cooling-enabled inductive charging cubby, haptic-response air conditioning and passenger viewscreen. The new Porsche 911 is also fitted with a typical drive mode selector this being conveniently situated closely to the manual wheel.
With its abundance of features, this attractive SUV is a damn good sports vehicle – although the cost might definitely be a factor. There are three screens: one, which is an 11” modification for the passenger that can stream movies as well as interact with a variety of car functions, and two at the back for larger seats, climate controls, heated/ventilated seating, etc. Doug has mentioned that it’s priced at $97,000, which is $9,000 more than last year’s 2023 Cayenne S, and even $10,000 more than the base model Cayenne. It appears that all of the additional specs included in this car costs the consumer.
Nevertheless, DeMuro comes to a favorable conclusion. Making corrections to the grammar: Nevertheless, DeMuro concludes on a positive note.
He stated that, taking into consideration its placement in the middle of the range relative to others options further up, and also the capabilities it offers as well as fact that it is a similar cost as a Cayenne Turbo from ten years back but boasting similar speed, this now appears to be extraordinary value for money.
The latest model of the Porsche Cayenne is now up for ordering, with deliveries from Porsche USA and dealerships beginning soon in the summer.