- New Cayenne GTS drops old V6 in favour of a more powerful V8
- GTS variants sit lower than the standard Cayenne and feature sportier styling bits
- Available in both, SUV and SUV-coupe body styles
The GTS name has returned to the Porsche Cayenne, bringing with it a V8 to replace the last iteration’s twin-turbocharged V6. It’s also available in an SUV-coupe form for the first time.
The new GTS puts out 460hp and 620Nm of torque from a detuned version of the Cayenne Turbo’s 550hp 4.0-litre twin-turbo engine. That’s about 20hp and 19Nm more than the old V6.
It completes the 0-100kph sprint in a claimed 4.5sec (with the Sport Chrono pack fitted) and goes on to a top speed of 278kph.
As is usual with this more sporting derivative, the GTS features a lower ride height – by 20mm when on its standard steel springs and by 30mm with the optional three-chamber air…