Like all the other models in Porsche’s lineup, the Cayenne is also about to receive a redesign for 2015. Some of you may believe this is a strange move, considering the second-generation Cayenne was just unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show , but it looks like the company decided a refresh was needed order to keep the model fresh for the next couple of years.
As you can see, the prototypes caught testing are camouflaged just in the parts that Porsche is updating. This means that the revised Cayenne will receive an updated front bumper and headlamps up front. On the backside the Cayenne will receive new slimmer looking rear lights and a redesigned bumper. Porsche is also offering new wheel designs and small interior changes. It is also rumored that the redesigned Porsche will also be a little bit lighter and will feature revisions under the hood.
Expect the revised Porsche Cayenne to be unveiled sometime in 2014 as a 2015 model year.
Updated 04/05/2013: Today we have created a very cool rendering for the revised Cayenne that has been caught testing the other day. As you probably would have expected, the revised Cayenne will feature design elements we have already seen in the second-generation Panamera, including: redesigned air intakes, new LEDs and headlights.
Hit the jump to read more about the 2015 Porsche Cayenne.
January 2, 2014 - Caught in the Cold
The revised version of the current-generation Porsche Cayenne was caught during cold-weather testing. These shots don’t show much more than we already know about the upcoming model, but we do get a clearer look at the taillights as they shine through the stickers.
Just like with all the other models in Porsche’s lineup, the revised Cayenne will receive minor updates to both front and rear. Spy shots reveal we are going to see an updated front bumper and new headlamps and for the rear a new bumper and new rear lights.
You can expect these revisions to mimic the changes made to the 911 and Panamera .
On the interior, the Cayenne will receive smaller changes because the SUV already offers a great level of luxury. Customers will enjoy the best luxury materials out there, including a redesigned center console and, of course, a great combination of carbon fiber, Alcantara and the highest-quality leather.
Up to this point, there are no details about the engines Porsche is planning to use under the hood of the new Cayenne, but we expect to see the same engine lineup as in the current version. This means customers can choose between a 3.6-liter V-6 engine and a 4.8-liter V-8 biturbo, but we do expect to see slightly increased output.
The redesigned Porsche Cayenne will arrive on the market sometime in 2014. Prices will be announced closer to the SUV’s market launch. We expect it to start out around $50,000 and cap out around $110,000.
For the next-generation X5, BMW will focus on reducing the car’s total weight by at least 330 pounds and, for the first time, the X5 will be offered with two new four-cylinder engines. At the top end, the X5 will get a revised V-8 engine.
The ML-Class will be offered with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine offered in two different power levels: 240 horsepower and 302 horsepower. On the U.S. market, the ML-Class will be priced a little under $50k.
A redesigned version for the Cayenne wasn’t a must, considering the second-generation SUV was just recently released. However, Porsche decided to keep the model fresh and competitive to fend off its rivals.
- Updated look
- New updates for the interior
- Redesigned engines
- Just in development phase