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Cayenne Turbo

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The Cayenne Turbo is powered by a 4.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine featuring direct fuel injection (DFI), VarioCam Plus and charge-air cooling. It generates 368 kW (500 hp) at 6,000 rpm. Maximum torque of 700 Nm is available between 2,250 and 4,500 rpm. Maximum speed is 278 km/h (172 mph), while the...

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PTM

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM) is an active all-wheel drive system with an electronically variable, map-controlled multi-plate clutch, automatic brake differential (ABD) and anti-slip regulation (ASR).

Torque is distributed between the front and rear axles by means of the electronically variable...

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DFI

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

DFI injects fuel directly into the combustion chamber at up to 120 bar with millisecond precision using electromagnetic injectors. The injector position and spray geometry have been carefully designed to improve output, torque, fuel economy and emissions. The swirling of the fuel as it enters each...

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Auto start/stop function

Auto start/stop function

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...

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Tiptronic S

Tiptronic S

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...

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VarioCam Plus

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....

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Cooling systems and lubrication

Cooling systems

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...

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Turbo

In the Cayenne Turbo, the engine is assisted by twin turbocharger units arranged in parallel – one for each bank of cylinders. Incoming air is passed through a filter and compressed by the turbine units. Its temperature is then reduced in the twin intercooler system, which improves cylinder...

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