The Cayenne Diesel is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine with a common-rail injection system. Its turbocharger features Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG). The incoming exhaust gases drive a set of electronically variable turbine blades whose angle is continuously adjusted to ensure optimum...Learn more
The Cayenne Diesel and Cayenne S Hybrid feature a permanent all-wheel drive system with self-locking centre differential. This provides a standard torque split of 60% to the rear and 40% to the front. If one of the wheels is about to lose grip, the self-locking centre differential transmits the...Learn more
On the Cayenne Diesel, direct fuel injection comes courtesy of a common-rail injection system. The injection pressure is now up to 2,000 bar, ensuring optimum distribution of the air/fuel mixture – for greater performance. The piezoelectric injectors provide flexible injection rate adjustment,...Learn more
The Cayenne models that are equipped with eight-speed Tiptronic S also feature an auto start/stop function. If, for example, you stop at traffic lights and keep your foot on the brake pedal, the auto start/stop function will automatically cut the engine. Although the engine is not running, all...Learn more
The outstanding feature of the eight-speed Tiptronic S is a particularly wide ratio spread. 1st gear is designed for optimum acceleration when pulling away and greater performance when tackling ascents and towing loads in off-road terrain. Top speed is reached in 6th gear (in 7th gear on the...Learn more
VarioCam Plus creates two engines out of one by steplessly adjusting the inlet valve timing and lift.
The system differentiates between normal road usage and performance driving, adapting seamlessly as driver inputs change. All functions are automatically controlled by the engine management system....Learn more
A high-performance engine can only maintain its maximum capability over a long service life if all components are operating consistently within a specific temperature range. The engines in the Cayenne models are therefore designed for efficient cooling.
In order to reduce the...Learn more
The turbocharger in the Cayenne Diesel features Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG). The gas-flow from the engine is channelled onto the turbines via electronically adjustable guide vanes. By changing the vane angle, the system can replicate the geometry in all types of turbo, large or small, and thus...Learn more