The rumours were true, Porsche is indeed working on a coupe body style for the Cayenne. Snapped by our spy photographer doing its thing near Stuttgart, the test mule appears to borrow the sloping roof design of the Macan crossover. The rear end of the newcomer is more Panamera than Cayenne or Macan. The design of the front fascia is like the Cayenne, but the windshield, rear and side windows differ. It appears that Porsche went for a more fluid styling for the Cayenne coupe without going all out as Lamborghini did with the Urus. As for the small-diameter steel rotors and trapezoidal dual-exhaust system, these details suggest that the engine bay is home to a six-cylinder engine, be it the 3.0l V6 or 2.9l V6. However, Porsche will fit a 4.0l V8 in there for the Turbo. A high-performance plug-in hybrid is on the cards too, packing around 507kW.

Given the go-ahead by Porsche CEO Oliver Blume and expected to arrive in the second half of 2019, the Cayenne coupe will battle with the ...

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