The Cayenne Turbo GT is Porsche’s strongest ICE-only SUV with 640hp on faucet.
Porsche has launched the brand new Cayenne Turbo GT in India at Rs 2.57 crore (ex-showroom). globally unveiled in June 2021, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT now sits on the high of the Cayenne vary in India and comes solely within the 4-seater Coupe-SUV guise. The Cayenne Turbo GT at the moment holds the report for the quickest lap time, at 7min 38.9sec, for a manufacturing SUV on the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany.
- Powered by 640hp, 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine
- 90hp extra highly effective than Cayenne Turbo that’s bought in India
- Rivals Lamborghini Urus and Audi RSQ8 in India
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: what’s beneath the hood?
The Cayenne GT turbo is powered by Porsche’s 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, V8 petrol engine that produces 640hp and 850Nm of torque. It beneficial properties 90hp and 80Nm over the usual Cayenne Turbo Coupe out there in India, though within the Cayenne’s international line-up, it sits under the 680hp Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid. The engine comes mated to an 8-speed torque-converter computerized gearbox.
Porsche claims a 0-100kph time of three.3sec for the Turbo GT when fitted with the non-compulsory Sport Chrono bundle – a discount of 0.6sec over the Cayenne Coupé Turbo – whereas its high velocity is proscribed to 300kph.
In comparison with its rivals, the Cayenne Turbo GT is 40hp extra highly effective than the 600hp Audi RSQ8however is 10hp lower than the 650hp Lamborghini Urus, However, with the non-compulsory Sport Chrono bundle, it nonetheless accelerates to 100kph 0.3 seconds sooner than the Urus.
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: up to date underpinnings
It’s not simply the engine that has been uprated over the Cayenne Turbo Coupe, there are a number of updates to the chassis and suspension setup as properly. The trip top is diminished by 17mm in comparison with the Cayenne Turbo, the three-chamber air suspension is stiffened up by 15 % and the lively roll stabilization system has been re-tuned to supply flatter cornering behaviour. Moreover, the rear axle steering has been tweaked with particular mapping as a part of a Energy Steering Plus improve bundle.
It rides on wider wheels with 285/35-profile entrance and 315/30 rear Pirelli P Zero Corsa efficiency tires that Porsche claims have been designed particularly for the Turbo GT. It additionally will get carbon ceramic disc brakes at each ends – 440mm in diameter on the entrance and 410mm on the again.
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: exterior and inside
Visually, the Cayenne Turbo GT doesn’t look all that totally different from the usual Turbo Coupe, as all styling adjustments are purely practical – both meant for extra environment friendly engine and brake cooling or for extra downforce.
As an illustration, the entrance bumper has been reworked with bigger cooling ducts and a brand new lip spoiler. On the rear, there’s a modified roof spoiler with new carbon-fibre side-mounted wing parts. There’s additionally a retractable tailgate spoiler that’s 25mm wider and is claimed to offer 40kg further downforce at high velocity. Moreover, the mirror caps and rear diffuser are manufactured from carbon fibre, whereas the dual titanium tailpipes have been reworked to exit centrally, which improves the airflow beneath the automobile. The Cayenne Turbo GT rides on 22-inch wheels completed in satin gold.
Inside, there’s a new sports activities steering wheel with a Sports activities Response button, electronically adjustable sports activities seats up entrance, and two particular person seats within the rear. Prospects can moreover go for the GT inside bundle that brings in a number of Alcantara and leather-based gildings.
The inside structure, in any other case, stays largely just like the usual Cayenne Turbo. It will get Porsche’s newest PCM 6.0 communication system with improved infotainment features and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility as normal.
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: Rivals in India
As talked about, the Cayenne Turbo GT rivals the likes of the Lamborghini Urus and Audi RSQ8 in India. The previous is priced at Rs 3.10 crore whereas the latter is priced at Rs 2.16 crore, each costs ex-showroom.
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