The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will soon be joining the competitive SUV market. The Porsche Cayenne is slated to undergo an evolutionary design for the third generation. This car is however expected to retain the proportions and shape of the outgoing model. It borrows some of the design cues from Porsche Panamera and Macan models. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will be offered on both Cayenne S and Cayenne S Diesel. Overall, the Porsche Cayenne models are known for high performance with a luxurious interior. The new Platinum Edition stands out amongst the top Sport Utility Vehicles in the auto market today. The consumers should expect some changes on the interior and exterior styling as well as engine and performance.
2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition – Lavish and Sporty
The upcoming 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition looks lavish and sporty outside. The exterior chassis features high strength and the lightweight aluminum surface which improves the car’s aerodynamic performance and fuel economy. The vehicle gets a classy design with beautiful conservative lines, a new bumper and restyled front grille. Its front end boasts Bi-xenon headlights units with Porsche Dynamic Light System. You will be greeted with fancy door entry guards featuring Platinum Edition’ lettering.
The new larger air intakes is also adopted at the front end for enhances engine cooling. The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition gets a premium exhaust system. Some of the exterior colors are Mahogany, Jet Black, Rhodium Silver, Carrara White, and Purpurite. Also, the standard now is gloss black exterior and body-color wheel arch extensions. The SUV rides on 21-inch Sport Edition wheels with the satin finish. You can easily distinguish the new wheels from their black glossy accents.
Interior Design and Safety Features
The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition comes more luxurious and comfortable inside, with updated infotainment system. With sufficient headroom and legroom, occupants will also enjoy a comfortable seating inside the car. The automaker has adopted high-quality leather material upholstering for the seats and parts of the cabin. Among the standard kits include Porsche Communication Management infotainment, Bose surround-sound audio system with HD satellite radio, compatible USB interface, Bluetooth audio and smartphone integration, CD/MP3/MP4 player and others. However, the safety and driver assistance features include parking assistance, line departure warning system, rear view camera, pedestrian detection system, adaptive cruise control, premium air bags and safety belts.
The petrol-powered Cayenne S retains the 3.6-litre six-cylinder twin-turbocharged V-6, which is good for 420 horsepower. The Cayenne S Diesel Platinum Edition packs a 4.8-litre V-8engine rated at 570 horsepower. Both engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system that sends power to an all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.
Availability and Affordability
The Porsche is yet to confirm the official price and release date for the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition. However, we are expecting the car to make its debut in the SUV market towards the end of this year or at the start of 2018. The Cayenne S Platinum Edition costs around $ 97,000 while Cayenne S Diesel Platinum Edition goes for about $116,000.