Porsche working on wider, longer three-row SUV to sit above Cayenne: Report

Porsche might be working on a brand new three-row SUV mannequin that shall be bigger, wider, and longer than the Cayenne, and can sit above it within the lineup, Automotive News reported, citing supplier sources. The new mannequin, proven to the sellers, is anticipated to arrive within the market within the second half of the last decade as a plug-in hybrid model, whereas a battery-electric variant will comply with.

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A supplier known as the brand new SUV rakish, saying, “It’s a brand new type of auto that’s half sedan, half crossover.” Another dealer called it “very un-Porsche-like,” and revealed that the mannequin has a flat rear design. “It’s not something just like the Macan and Cayenne,” the supplier informed Automotive News.

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Interestingly, the brand new mannequin below growth might be associated to the flagship electrical car that’s at the moment below joint growth from Porsche, Audi, and Bentley. The joint project car has been codenamed ‘Landjet’ and is a three-row, seven-seater mannequin that it being developed as a part of Audi’s Project Artemis. It is anticipated to have a variety of 404 miles.

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Though the brand new three-row Porsche mannequin might sound unreal or uncommon, Porsche has already proved that it may promote SUVs – first when it launched the Cayenne mannequin in 2002 and second with the launch of the Macan in 2013. Another noteworthy level is that the Porsche SUVs are extra well-liked with youthful consumers as in contrast to its different sports activities automobiles. The common age of a Porsche automotive proprietor is 60 whereas that of a crossover proprietor is 38. 

It additionally is sensible for the automaker to spend money on an SUV given the US’ love for automobiles which are huge and tall. It additionally is sensible financially to add a three-row SUV to its lineup. Porsche has additionally earlier made clear that it isn’t fully opposed to the concept of increasing the definition of ‘what makes a Porsche’.

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