Porsche has several models lined up for the upoming five years, and details emerge on the web as reported by Automobile magazines. The German auto-giant offers the next-gen Porsche Cayman and the Porsche Panamera junior, christened ‘Pajun’. Reports also suggest that the lineup also includes a Porsche Panamera cabriolet and a Porsche Cayenne coupe.
The next-gen Cayman that will unveil later this year will feature similar faint styling and appeal as seen on the recent unveiled 2012 Porsche Boxster. Major design cues reported are as sleeker front fascia, aggressive headlights and taillights, and a restyled interior. The 2.7-litre, inline six, is likely to make its way under the hood. It pumps out as much as 261 bhp power. Porsche could also offer the 3.4-litre inline-six with 311 bhp for the Cayman.
Expecting an official launch by 2013, the new Panamera will feature new front & rear styling and revised interior. Little is known about the junior Panamera, but it is likely to feature 2-3 body styles. Joining the lineup of the current luxury sedan, the future Panamera could include a four-seat convertible, as well as a shooting-brake-style wagon. There is no word on the specs of the two models yet, but reports suggest that it will be nicknamed, the ‘Pajun’.
Porsche could give option of a 3.0-litre and 3.6-litre V6 power plant, with a high performance, turbocharged version to follow later. It will come as rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive layouts.
With the successful running of the Cayenne, Porsche is likely to offer a smaller version of the SUV, christened Porsche Macan. Expecting an official debut in 2013, the SUV is suggested to carry an uptuned version of the Audi 3.0-litre turbo petrol and diesel motor.
Porsche is also reported to offer a sports coupe version of the Cayenne, which will appear in 2016. It is based on the new SUV platform that is likely to underpin the future lineup of Volkswagen Group, including upcoming VW Touareg and Audi Q7 models. The Cayenne coupe will go up against the BMW X6 and Mercedes MLC in the market.
Apart from the V-6, the Cayenne is also expected to be offered in Cayenne S, Caynne S Hybrid, and the Cayenne Turbo trims. The Cayenne S Hybrid is a full hybrid that is powered on electricity, and/or gasoline. The top-of-the-range model, the Cayenne Turbo will boast a 500 hp, twin-turbocharged, 4.8-liter V-8. All that power will give the Cayenne Turbo a pull from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.6 seconds, positioning it alongside the BMW X5 M and X6 M as the quickest, fastest SUVs in the world.