If you thought the onslaught of coupe-ified SUVs was over, you were dead wrong. The is the next model to get the treatment, according to Autocar, with the new model due to debut in 2019. That probably means we'll see it in the metal at a major auto show early next year.
Autocar reports that Porsche has now green-lit the Cayenne coupe, which will have the same front styling as today's SUV but a completely different rear end with a lower, sloping rear windowline. In fact, the back of the modified Cayenne is supposed to have a more liftback-like look that mimics the styling of today's . The Cayenne coupe will, however, still have four doors, Autocar reports.
Given that chopping its rump will inevitably reduce practicality, Porsche is reportedly instead intending to position the Cayenne coupe as a sportier model. Autocar says it'll offer both the 434-horsepower, twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 from the Cayenne S and the 541-hp, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 from today's Cayenne Turbo.
The Cayenne's primary competitors will be the new Land Rover got in on the game with the ludicrously expensive . Stay tuned for more on the Cayenne coupe over the coming months., the and the , all of which are more coupe-like versions of existing SUVs. While we may list these so-called "coupe-overs" as one of the , there is apparently enough customer demand for automakers to keep rolling them out. Even