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Porsche unveils the third-generation Cayenne SUV - Acquire
The popular luxury SUV gets a fresh new look for the 2019 model year.
Third Generation Porsche Cayenne

While its not a dramatic overhaul, the new 2019 Porsche Cayenne evolves the styling of its predecessors with a wider appearance, enlarged front air intakes, and a rear fascia design that features the company's now signature three-dimensional LED light strip. The headlights also get an upgrade, which can be specified with Porsche's Dynamic Light System or their LED Matrix Beam headlights. 

A new, world's first brake technology will be debuting in the third-gen Cayenne called PSCB technology, which features a cast-iron disc with tungsten-carbide coating. This allows for increased friction, but also reduces wear and brake dust. Exclusive to Porsche, the PSCB system will be available with 20" and 21" wheel configurations. 

The Cayenne will hit the market with two new powertrains that are based on a V6 engine, which can be had in a turbocharged 3.0L with 340-hp and 332 lb-ft of torque or a 2.9L twin-turbo with 440-hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be matched with a new eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission. 

As for speed the 3.0L will be capable of a 0-60 time of 5.9 seconds or 5.6 with the optional Sport Chrono package and the 2.9L 'S' model will get from 0-60 in 4.9 seconds or 4.6 seconds with the Sport Chrono package. The standard Cayenne will reach a top speed of 152 mph and the Cayenne S will hit a top speed of 164. 

The 2019 Cayenne will hit dealers in mid-2018.

From $65,700, porsche.com

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