Porsche Cayenne Diesel

That Porsche going to produce a diesel engine for it’s Cayenne and maybe for the Panamera wasn’t a secret anymore for a while now. But finally producing one didn’t happen yet. That changed today, the first Cayenne Diesel rolled out of the factory in Leipzig. The number one Porsche diesel is a 3.0 liter V6 turbodiesel producing 240 bhp together with 550 Nm of torque. Most people buy a diesel powered car for it’s low fuel consumption, but the Cayenne is still running on 11 liter/100 km.

The Cayenne diesel can be ordered for some time now and is expected in the showrooms by februari 2009. You can drive it out of the showroom for � 86,500 (� 84,650 – $ 123,500) but we silently hope that more petrol powered Cayenne’s will leave the dealers than self-burners do.

Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Porsche Cayenne Diesel

[via Porsche Press Release]

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