Both new models come with added comfort and design features above the already high level of standard equipment of the S models; namely: eight-way leather sports seats (front) with Alcantara seat centres from the Cayenne GTS1), Panoramic Roof, Surround View park assist, Lane Change Assist, Connect Plus for the Porsche Communication Management system, Power Steering Plus and Porsche crest on all head rests.
Platinum Edition models are differentiated externally with 21-inch Sport Edition wheels in Platinum with a satin finish as standard and window surrounds in sporty high gloss black. Upon entry “Platinum Edition” lettering adorns the front door sills with a sporty analogue clock positioned on the dashboard.
These additional standard features are valued in excess of $12,000.
Available colours are solid black or white, or the metallic colours of Jet Black, Mahogany, Purpurite, Carrara White and Rhodium Silver.
Power outputs and fuel consumption remain unchanged over the S models with the 309 kW (420-hp) 3.6-litre six-cylinder bi-turbo engine in the Cayenne S consuming 9.8 L/100 kms and the V8 engine with twin turbocharging in the Cayenne S Diesel generating 283 kW (385 hp) consuming 8.2 L/100 kms.
Together with versions of the Cayenne, Cayenne Diesel and the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the Platinum Edition now comprises five Cayenne models.
The Cayenne S Platinum Edition is priced at $137,100 which represents a price reduction of 4.3 per cent over the standard S despite the significant level of additional equipment; while the Cayenne S Diesel Platinum Edition is priced at $142,500, a 4.4 per cent reduction over the standard S Diesel.
1) Denotes 14-way comfort seats available as a no cost option
Fuel consumption and emissions
Cayenne S Platinum Edition: combined fuel consumption 9.8 L/100 km; CO2 emissions 229 g/km
Cayenne S Diesel Platinum Edition: combined fuel consumption 8.2L/100 km; CO2 emissions 215 g/km
* Prices are recommended retail prices before statutory and dealer delivery charges, which vary from State to State.
* Fuel Consumption
Consumption figures are not reflective of real world driving conditions. Consumption figures are per the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) test cycle ) in accordance with the Euro 5 and Euro 6 (715/2007/EC and 692/2008/EC) measurement method and should be used for comparative purposes only. The figures do not refer to an individual vehicle nor do they constitute part of the offer. Higher equipment levels may affect consumption and performance.