According to our sources, the next generation Porsche Cayenne should become available early in 2018 and it’s likely it will be officially presented at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The exact details are unknown for now, but we have found out that the manufacturer is preparing some exciting changes for the stylish and luxurious SUV. It is known that the 2018 Cayenne will get a new underpinning. This will be the Volkswagen Group’s MLB SUV platform or, more precisely, the shortened version. The platform already exists in the Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga, so we know some specific details. The architecture involves a combination of aluminium, carbon fibre and ultra-high-strength steel, which will make the 2018 Cayenne lighter and more rigid and agile. Our new spy shots also confirm that the car maker plans to involve lots of details from Porsche’s Panamera Sport Turismo concept (which will be in SA later in 2017) and some cues from the smaller Macan crossover. This way, ...

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