The range-topping 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S has just been introduced at the Detroit Motor Show 2015. The new car is more powerful than the pre-facelift Cayenne Turbo S and Porsche claims it is significantly faster around the Nurburgring than the record-holding Range Rover Sport SVR.
Powering the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is a tweaked 4.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine delivering 570 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Consequently, the new Cayenne Turbo S will sprint to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds compared to the 4.5 seconds of the previous model. The car’s top speed now sits at 284 km/h.
Elsewhere, the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S comes standard with Porsche Composite Ceramic Brakes which include 420 mm discs at the front and believe it or not, ten piston brake calipers at the front. The rear brakes on the other hand include 370 mm discs and four-piston calipers.
Another key element of the new Cayenne Turbo S is its utilisation of an active roll stabilisation system could Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control. This systems works to reduce side tilt when driving while Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus applies the brake at the right and left rear wheel when necessary to improve steering into curves and offering improved steering precision.
Elsewhere, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S comes standard with 21-inch wheels with black painted edges as well as LED headlights, a full leather interior and an optional sports exhaust system. As for the Nurburgring time, Porsche claims the new Cayenne Turbo S has set a 7 minute and 59.74 second lap.
The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S will hit the German market initially in the second quarter of 2015 and start from 166,696 euros.