Porsche to unveil new Cayenne Hybrid

Porsche Cars North America said that it will launch Cayenne Hybrid, a sport-utility vehicle powered

According to Porsche, the Cayenne S Hybrid features a new eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission with various gear ratios and the automatic start stop function.

In addition, it also offers enhanced thermal management of the engine and transmission cooling circuits, on-board electrical network recuperation, variable deceleration fuel cut-off and the Cayenne's intelligent lightweight construction.

The company said that its traditional set of five round instruments in the drivers gauge cluster includes a high-resolution circular TFT screen to the right of the tachometer, enhanced rear-seat comfort, bench slides fore-and-aft by 6.3 inches, and adjustable backrest.

The Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo are expected to be available from July as a 2011 model, while Porsche dealerships will offer the Cayenne and Cayenne S Hybrid in the fall 2010.