2024 Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid Unveiled

Porsche has introduced the latest iteration of its Cayenne model, the Turbo E-Hybrid, which is available in both SUV and Coupe body styles. This new variant takes the place of the prior Turbo model and boasts an enhanced plug-in hybrid powertrain. With a robust system output of 729 horsepower and 700 lb-ft of torque, the Turbo E-Hybrid sets new standards for performance while retaining everyday usability.

Why It Matters

This launch marks a significant milestone in Porsche‘s drive toward innovation in the hybrid technology space. Not only does the Turbo E-Hybrid offer powerful acceleration—reaching 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds—it also emphasizes efficiency with an improved electric range. This dual focus on power and sustainability makes the model a game-changer in the luxury SUV market.

Key Points

  • New Powertrain: The Turbo E-Hybrid combines a revamped four-liter V8 twin-turbo engine generating 591 hp with an electric motor that adds an additional 174 hp.
  • Improved Battery and Charging: The vehicle features a high-voltage battery of 25.9 kWh, located under the trunk area, and an 11-kW onboard charger capable of reducing charging time to less than 2.5 hours.
  • Advanced Suspension: The model comes with an adaptive air suspension system that uses two-chamber, two-valve technology as a standard feature.
  • Styling and Interior: Exterior styling cues include a Turbo-specific front fascia and high-gloss black air blades, while the interior offers aluminum trim and a Race-Tex roof liner.

Bottom Line

The 2024 Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid presents a compelling blend of raw power and improved sustainability. Its advanced plug-in hybrid system offers both performance and efficiency, setting new benchmarks in the luxury SUV category. It is the second of three hybrid Cayenne models Porsche plans to introduce this year, and it is expected to be available at U.S. dealers in the second quarter of 2024. The Turbo E-Hybrid models start at an MSRP of $146,900, not including a $1,650 delivery, processing, and handling fee, while the Coupe version starts at an MSRP of $151,400.


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