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Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition unveiled; India Launch Possible

Following the Panamera Turbo, the Cayenne is the second Porsche model to receive a Platinum Edition.

The Porsche Cayenne now comes in two body styles: SUV and Coupé, and it comes with bespoke platinum-themed design features and improved equipment as standard. The Cayenne Platinum Edition is already on sale in markets such as the United Kingdom, and while it is listed on Porsche India’s website, no price has been announced for India.

  • Cayenne Platinum Edition gets satin-finish platinum trims on the outside
  • Interior gets textured aluminium, silver trims and more standard equipment
  • Engine options remain unchanged from the regular Cayenne

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What’s New in The Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition?

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition unveiled; India Launch Possible
Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition unveiled; India Launch Possible

The Cayenne Platinum Edition features satin-finish platinum rear Porsche lettering, front air intakes, 21-inch alloy wheels, and model designation, among other bespoke design changes. The sports exhaust tailpipes and side window trims are black, as are other features. Jet Black, Carrara White, Mahogany, Moonlight Blue, and Crayon are some of the special metallic finishes available for the exterior paint.

It’s finished inside with textured aluminium and silver-colored trim. Crayon-colored seatbelts, brushed aluminium door sills, and a special Platinum Edition logo are also included. The Porsche logo is also embossed on the front and rear headrests, and the model comes with LED headlights and the Porsche Dynamic Light System, as well as a panoramic roof and privacy glass.

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Eight-way electrically adjustable leather sports seats, a premium Bose surround-sound system, ambient lighting, and a special analogue clock on the dashboard are all standard on the Platinum Edition.

Engine options for The Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition unveiled; India Launch Possible
Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition unveiled; India Launch Possible

The Platinum Edition can be equipped with the same engines as the standard Cayenne around the world. A 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol V6 produces 335 horsepower, while the E-Hybrid produces 455 horsepower by combining a 3.0-litre petrol V6 with an electric motor and a 17.9kWh battery. There’s also a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine with 439hp. It’s unclear which of these engines will be available on the Cayenne Platinum Edition in India.

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In India, Porsche has a Presence

In India, Porsche has recently added new models to its 718 and 911 lineups. In India, Porsche recently introduced the 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 and 718 Boxster GTS 4.0, which are more road-oriented sportscars than the GT4/Spyder models. The 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 Touring twins were introduced by the German automaker shortly after. Along with the facelifted Macan, Porsche launched its all-electric supercar, the Taycan, in India late last year.

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