April - June
Porsche competes with improved Cayenne S TranssyberiaFrom Moscow to Ulaanbaatar
Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F.
In the modifications to the
Like all other models in the
The air intake for the engine is positioned above the hood. With a snorkel the air intake can be moved to roof height, ensuring that the front wave generated when crossing water is not able to enter the intake manifold. The regular foot-operated parking brake is replaced by a handbrake enabling the driver to intentionally oversteer the vehicle in a tight bend. Four additional headlights are mounted on the roof. For particularly difficult terrain and to assist in salvaging other vehicles, the
As standard equipment, the vehicle includes two fire extinguishers, two sand ladders, two full-size spare wheels, and two transport boxes for tools. Also included are two two-man tents, two heat-insulated ground sheets, four lashing belts, a nine-metre long salvage belt complete with tackle, a folding spade, a folding saw, an axe, a manually operated and adjustable headlamp, four towing bar openings and a Hazet toolkit.
Monocoque, lightweight all-steel bodyshell hot galvanised on both sides; safety cage bolted into position; full-size airbag for the driver; two bucket race seats; six-point harness.
Eight-cylinder power unit in V-arrangement with aluminium crankcase and aluminium cylinder head; direct gasoline injection (DFI); integrated dry sump lubrication; four overhead camshafts; four valves per cylinder; valve timing variable on the intake side and valve lift adjustment (VarioCam Plus); two-chamber sports exhaust system with a three-way catalytic converter (pre and main catalyst) on each side; engine management SDI 4.1; electronic ignition with eight active individual spark ignition modules; E-gas.
96 mm (3.78”)
83 mm (3.27”)
283 kW (385 bhp) at 6200 rpm
500 Nm (369 lb-ft) at 3500 rpm
Output per litre:
58.9 kW (80.1 bhp)
Max Engine Speed:
Premium Plus (RON/MON 98/88) unleaded. Engine able to run on fuel with 91 octane and more, with a certain amount of loss on output and torque. Addition of up to 25% ethanol possible.
12 V, three-phase 2660 W alternator, battery capacity 95 Ah
Engine and gearbox bolted together to form one drive unit; power conveyed permanently to all four wheels by means of a power divider (integrated low-range gear); basic power distribution (rear axle: 62 per cent; front axle: 38 per cent) variable by means of multiple-plate clutch;
Gear ratios / Tiptronic S
1st gear / 4.15
2nd gear / 2.37
3rd gear / 1.56
4th gear / 1.16
5th gear / 0.86
6th gear / 0.69
Reverse / 3.39
Low-range gear / 2.70
Final drive / 4.11
Chassis and Suspension:
Front: double track arm with subframe (spheroidal-cast track arm at the bottom; aluminium track arm at the top); independent suspension with reinforced tie-bar;
Rear: Multi-arm axle with subframe (steel plate track arm at the bottom, aluminium track arm at the top); independent suspension. Full-load air spring struts on both axles with integrated dampers; special rally shock absorbers.
Two-circuit brake system; six-piston aluminium monobloc callipers at the front and four-piston monobloc brake callipers at the rear; inner-vented brake discs front and rear; ABS; vacuum brake servo.
Wheels and Tyres:
8 J x 18 with 265/65 R 18 R (BFGoodrich)
Length 4798 mm
Width 1928 mm
Height 1783 mm
Wheelbase 2855 mm
Tank capacity 100 litres (22 lmp gals)
Top speed 170 kph (limited by tyres)
0 - 100 kph in sec. 6.8
0 - 160 kph in sec. 15.7
Standing-start km 26.8
(EU standard) : 13.7 litres
Overall 329 g/km
Emission category Euro 4 / ULEV
* Provisional data, corresponding to the standard vehicle