Porsche India had announced the Platinum Edition package on its popular Cayenne SUV in July 2016. Now, the German sportscar manufacturer has introduced this sporty kit on the more powerful petrol and diesel versions of the car. While the Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition petrol variant is priced at Rs 1.27 crore, the diesel model costs Rs 1.31 crore (all, ex-showroom, Maharashtra).
What marks difference to the new Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition is the blackout trim on the exterior instead of the regular chrome bits. This special edition also comes with new bi-xenon headlamps with Porsche Dynamic Light System, body-coloured wheel arches and larger 21-inch wheels. The car also gets front and rear parking sensors. The 2017 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition is available in four new colour schemes – Rhodium Silver, Jet Black, Mahogany and Carrara White. Read – Porsche Macan R4 – All You Need To Know
Interior, too, has received a range of new features including the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) touchscreen infotainment system with navigation system coupled to Bose audio system, leather and Alcantara upholstery with embossed Porshce logo, eight-way adjustable sports seats up front and seat headrests with signature logo. The door sill guards get ‘Platinum Edition’ badging.
Mechanically, the 2017 Porsche Cayenne S Platinum Edition remains unchanged. The petrol and diesel models continue to come with the 414bhp, 3.6-litre, 6-cylinder, twin-turbo and 380bhp twin-turbo eight-cylinder engines respectively. For taking care of the transmission duties, there is an 8-speed Tiptronic S automatic gearbox.