2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS facelift with a new engine and more power revealed

2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Porsche introduced the updated second generation Cayenne range earlier this summer. The biggest news was the new Cayenne S E-Hybrid, featuring a 328bhp 3.0-litre supercharged V6 petrol and a new electric motor delivering 94bhp, for a combined output of 410bhp and 434 lb-ft of torque.

Now ahead of Los Angeles Auto Show debut, Porsche has unveiled the updated Cayenne GTS that the automaker describes as a especially sporty model.

Besides other new updates the facelifted model brought us, the Cayenne GTS features a Sport Design package with extended wheel arches and revised side skirts, as well as tinted lighting units, up to 24mm reduced ride height, new 20-inch alloy wheels, a sports exhaust system, high-performance brakes and the a Porsche Active Suspension Management system.

Interior shows GTS branded headrests and plenty of fine leather and Alcantara.

The biggest news is a new 434bhp 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6 with 442 lb-ft of torque, replacing the naturally aspirated V8. Power is up by 20bhp and 62 lb-ft of torque, while 0-62mph now comes with Sport Chrono package in just 5.1 seconds before topping out at 162mph.

In addition there is now a new entry level Cayenne, using a naturally aspirated 296bhp 3.6-litre V6 petrol, taking it from 0-62mph in 7.7 seconds or in 7.6 seconds with the Sport Chrono package. The top speed is 143mph.

The new entry-level Cayenne starts at £49,576, while the sportier GTS comes is priced from £72,523.

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