Cayenne was first introduced in 2003 with a V8 engine and is the first Porshe for of road since the 20th century and the first Porsche with four doors.
The models introduced after 2008 are all with direct injection.
The second generation was launched in 2010, and it is similar to VW Touareg and Audi Q7. In 2014 facelift is updated and a new plug-in E-Hybrid is introduced.
At first, were introduced Cayenne S and Turbo with v8 engine. Later on, are introduced versions with VR6 and diesel with 3.2 L vr6 engine and 247 hp and with built-in Tiptronic S. Cayenne S is with a dry sump lubrication system and valve timing and 335 hp able to reach up to 241km per h.
Cayenne S Titanium Edition is introduced in 2006 with a lighter body and 4.5l v8 engine with dry-sump lubrication system and valve timing and 335 hp. It was with six-speed automatic Tiptronic transmission.
Cayenne GTS is powered with 4.8L V8, and 399hp is lighter than the previous version. A six-speed manual transmission is an option.
Cayenne Turbo and Turbo S were introduced in 2006 with off-road suspension. Turbo S is with 514 hp and 4.5 l twin-turbocharged v8 able to reach 275 km per hour with a six-speed automatic Tiptronic transmission.
In 2008 was introduced an updated model with 4.8l engine and 550hp.
Cayenne Diesel was powered by 3l v6 VW TDI engine, and it was introduced in 2009. The engine is of 237hp and 177kw.
Cayenne S Transsyberia is introduced in 2009 with 405 hp direct-inject 4.8l v8 from Cayenne GTS. Only 26 were ever produced.
The second generation was introduced in 2010. The model was larger with door-mounted mirrors, smaller rear windows, led daytime running lights and redesigned interior similar to Panamera. It was made very much from aluminum and magnesium and was less heavy with approximately 250kg than the previous models.
It is adjusted both for street driving and off-road. It is offered both as diesel and hybrid. Cruise control, outside temperature indicator and interior air filter were also added. It was with a 3.6l vr6 engine and approximately 300hp. Cayenne S took the engine of Panamera S models and Cayenne Turbo with the same Panamera s turbo engine of 493hp. Cayenne S Hybrid took 3l v6 375 hp engine from VW. A manual gearbox is in all the models.
S Hybrid was introduced in 2010 with 3l v6 and also an electric motor. Electric vacuum pump and hydraulic steering pump were also added to it.
In 2014 Cayenne S E- Hybrid is launched, and Porsche becomes the only produced with three production plug-in hybrid models. The electric range reached up to 36km.