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2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition: Review, Release Date

The Porsche manufacturer is preparing the third generation of its famous Porsche Cayenne model. However, this time they will also present the special version which will be called the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition. This version will bring various interesting improvements and upgrades. It will be available for the Cayenne S Diesel and Cayenne S gas powered models. However, the latest news has said that it will also be offered with S E-Hybrid model.

The Platinum Edition will be a perfect combination of excellent performance of a sports car, great off-road capability and luxury. So, we will see some styling changes including larger wheels, more attractive paint shades and so on. The interior will be also revised with more equipment, better materials and it will generally look more luxurious.

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2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition types of engines and performances

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will be available with several engines. The first one will be a 3.6-liter V-6 twin-turbo petrol engine with the output of 420 horses and 406 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be able to hit 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and have the top speed of 161 mph.

The second one will be a 4.8-liter V-8. This engine will be able to develop 520 horsepower and the torque of 553 pound-feet. Its maximum speed will be limited at 173 mph with the acceleration of 60 mpg in only 4.2 seconds.

Furthermore, the Cayenne S Platinum Edition will be available with a hybrid unit under its hood. It is a 3.0-liter V-6 supercharged engine combined with an electric motor. The total output of this unit will be 416 horses and 435 pound-feet of torque. Its top speed will be 151 mph. It will be able to reach 60 mph in 5.4 seconds.

All the engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the all-wheel drive system will be standard.

Design of exterior and interior

When it comes to exterior design, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will look very attractive, classy and luxurious. First of all, it will be available with plenty of new shades for the body panels which will include Jet Black, Purpurite, Mahogany, Rhodium Silver, Carrara White with standard glossy black trim. The front lights will feature the same design as the current model but it will receive bi-xenon lighting. The rear windows will be tinted and the fenders will be painted in the same color of the body. Moreover, the Special Edition will ride on the large 10-spoke 21-inch platinum satin finished wheels.

2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition cabin

Inside, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will be more luxurious and modern. The seats will be upholstered in premium leather which will also be eight-way adjustable. Furthermore, they will have side bolsters and the front will be available with heating function.

As for the equipment, it will come with navigation, Bose surround system, parking assist, auto dimming for the rear and side mirrors and so on.

Release date and price

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition will most likely hit the market in late 2017 or early 2018. As for the price, it should start at roughly $95,000.

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