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2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.31 crore

Rohit Paradkar  | Updated: December 13, 2019, 02:20 PM IST

When we drove the Cayenne Coupe in France a few weeks ago, we had confirmed that the car was coming to India by December. Well, the Coupe is finally here, joining it's regular counterparts. Being the sportier twin to the relatively more practical Cayenne, the Coupe is available in India in its V6 and Turbo variants, priced at Rs 1.31 crore and Rs 1.97 crore respectively.

The base Cayenne V6 Coupe uses a 3-litre V6 that puts out 340PS of power and 450Nm of torque that is good for a 0-100kmph sprint of 5.7s, if optioned with the Sports Chrono Pack (6.0s without it). Top speed is a humble 243kmph. The Cayenne Turbo Coupe uses a 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol that is good for 550PS of power and 770Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight speed automatic. The Cayenne Coupe's top speed is restricted to 286kmph.

While all these figures and specs are identical to the Cayenne Turbo, the Cayenne Turbo Coupe is 0.2s quicker to the tonne, achieving the 0-100kmph sprint in 3.9s. The coupe form gives the car a lighter weight and better aerodynamic efficiency and to that effect, the Coupe gets two spoilers - a fixed one on the roof, and an active spoiler on the boot lid, that raises itself at the touch of a button, or by up to 135mm on its own at speeds above 90kmph.

Benefiting from the specifications on the Cayenne Turbo, the Turbo Coupe gets all the top-drawer equipment like rear axle steering, 48V electronics with adaptive suspension and anti-roll bars, the tungsten coated brakes (PSCB) and a choice of wheel size up to 22-inches. A lot of equipment, which is otherwise optional on the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, is standard on the Turbo Coupe. The safety kit of the Cayenne Coupe comprises of surround-view cameras, 8 airbags, active brake assist, lane keep assist, hill start assist, and stability control.

The Coupe is 20mm lower and 18mm broader around the shoulder line compared to the regular Cayenne Turbo. The coupe roof in standard form is an all-glass panel, and a lighter carbonfibre roof (with a contoured profile inspired from the GT3 RS) can be optioned too. The rear seats sit 30mm lower than the regular Cayenne's, to ensure generous headroom. As standard, the rear bench of the Coupe features two individual seats, but these can be swapped with the comfort seats similar to the regular Cayenne, at no additional cost. The Coupe features the familiar two-screen dashboard layout, with sat-nav, smartphone connectivity, and WiFi hotspot capability.

Watch our first drive review below:

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 1.19 Crore
Displacement
3996cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
340
Max Torque(Nm)
770
Mileage
11.9 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 1.31 Crore
Displacement
3996cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
340
Max Torque(Nm)
770
Mileage
-NA-

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