Germany – Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition launched
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Porsche have announced a special edition for the Cayenne called the Platinum Edition. Exclusively available in a ‘Platinum Silver Metallic’ exterior color, customers can also request the car in colors such as Black, White, Meteor Grey Metallic, Basalt Black Metallic, Mahogany Metallic and Carrara White Metallic.
However, this edition will be available only on Cayenne Diesel and Cayenne V6 models. Features such as bi-xenon headlights, privacy glass, 19-inch Cayenne Design II wheels with colored Porsche crests, ParkAssist, anti-dazzle interior mirrors, partial leather seats, SportDesign steering wheel, Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system and GPS navigation system are part of the standard equipment.
Additionally, this edition also gains Porsche’s Power Steering Plus option, special floor mats and special sill plates with ‘Platinum Edition’ embossed on them.
The Cayenne V6 is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 petrol engine producing 300 hp and 400 Nm of torque. This base variant of the Cayenne can do the 0-100 km/h sprint in 7.8 seconds and onwards to a top-speed of 230 km/h. In the European driving cycle, the Cayenne V6 achieves 8.9 km/l and emits 263 g of CO2 per km.
The Cayenne diesel on the other hand is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 engine outputting 245 hp and 550 Nm of torque. The diesel Cayenne does 0-100 km/h in 7.6 seconds, and hits a top-speed of 220 km/h. With CO2 emissions of 189 g/km, it achieves 13.88 km/l.
The Platinum Edition will go on sale in Germany in January 2014, and is priced at 66,379 euros (INR 56.26 lakhs) for the V6 petrol, and 67,212 euros (INR 56.97 lakhs) for the Cayenne diesel.