The famous luxury performance crossover received redesign recently but it looks like the second production year will bring changes as well. For the next year, the biggest novelty will be the 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe. Besides standard body style, the new generation of this SUV will come with a coupe-like layout, in order to compete with BMW X6 and similar models. Of course, the biggest difference will be in exterior design. Rest of the vehicle, though, should be quite familiar. Two models will feature the same mechanics, as well as the same engines in the offer. Expect a new version to arrive sometime in the second half of next year.
2020 Porsche Cayenne Design
In terms of base design characteristics, the 2020 Porsche Cayenne definitely won’t feature bigger changes. it will continue to ride on the VW’s new MLB platform, sharing mechanics with familiar siblings, VW Touareg, and Audi Q7. The new architecture brings significant improvements in terms of dynamics, so the new generation is even more athletic than before. In terms of the body style, we are about to see the most important novelty for the next year. The new model will come in a new variant, called 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe. Compared to base models, it will feature different, sloping roof layout, as well as a different taillights treatment. Practically, the new version will be a liftback, compared to the base model’s more common, vertical tailgate design. On the other side, the front end will remain untouched. When it comes to the standard model, expect no changes, expect possible new color options.
The new generation came just recently, with a full load of interior novelties. Of course, there is a completely new cabin layout, which will carry on for the second production year as well. The new coupe version will come with the same dashboard design, which a huge touchscreen that dominates the center stack. However, the company still keeps most control analog, so you can also notice a lot of classic elements on the control board. Despite being an SUV, the Cayenne is without any doubt a sports car. Therefore, you can’t count on the third row of seating. Still, two rows are very comfortable and spacious, able to comfortably accommodate even tallest passengers.
Which are the most notable standard features?
Considering that the 2020 Porsche Cayenne will represent the second production year, we don’t expect too many changes in term of standard equipment. This isn’t a bad thing at all, considering that the current model already comes fully-loaded. As we already mentioned, there is a huge 12.3-inch touchscreen, as well as things like a 10-speaker audio system, smartphone navigation, Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi hotspot, Porsche Communication Management and much more.
2020 Porsche Cayenne Engines
The powertrain lineup definitely remains the same. Base models will continue with a familiar 3.0-liter V6 with around 335 horsepower. The first option is the Cayenne S, which features a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6, with around 435 horsepower.
Of course, those who prefer excellent performances can go for the 2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo, which will continue with a familiar 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, which delivers around 540 horsepower.
Will the new 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe be available with a hybrid powertrain?
Yes, definitely. It will continue with a familiar system that combines V6 engine and electric motor, which delivers a total amount of 445 horsepower. Just like the rest of the powertrain lineup, the 2020 Porsche Cayenne hybrid will also come in a pair with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
2020 Porsche Cayenne Release Date and Price
Due to a new coupe version, the new model should come a little bit earlier, probably in the third quarter of the next year. When it comes to the 2020 Porsche Cayenne price, base models will continue with the base price of around 65.000 dollars.