2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel With V8 Bows, But Not for U.S.

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  • 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel Picture

    2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel Picture

    2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel. | September 27, 2012

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Just the Facts:
  • The 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel with a 382-horsepower 4.2-liter V8 engine debuted on Wednesday, but Porsche Cars North America told Edmunds it will not be sold in the U.S.
  • "This product is not currently planned for the United States market as it has not been developed to meet local emissions requirements," wrote Nick Twork, a Porsche spokesman, in an e-mailed message.
  • The 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel with a 3.0-liter V6 engine is on sale here.

ATLANTA, Georgia — The 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel with a 382-horsepower 4.2-liter V8 engine rated at 627 pound-feet of torque debuted on Wednesday, but Porsche Cars North America told Edmunds it will not be sold in the U.S.

"This product is not currently planned for the United States market as it has not been developed to meet local emissions requirements," wrote Nick Twork, a Porsche spokesman, in an e-mailed message.

The latest Porsche Cayenne diesel is priced at the U.S. equivalent of $93,703 in the United Kingdom. It will go on sale in January throughout Europe.

The new Porsche Cayenne S Diesel sprints from zero-62 mph in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 157 mph. Porsche says it is the only V8-powered SUV in the world that comes with a fuel-saving auto start/stop function. It is expected to deliver the U.S. equivalent of around 28 mpg.

Key details on the new Cayenne Diesel include Porsche Traction Management all-wheel drive, a leather interior, dual-zone automatic climate control, front and rear parking sensors, cruise control and 18-inch alloy wheels.

The 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel with a 3.0-liter V6 engine is on sale here. The EPA says the Cayenne Diesel with the 3.0-liter V6 returns 19 mpg in city driving and 29 mpg on the highway. Porsche says the U.S. version of the Cayenne Diesel has an estimated highway range of over 765 miles.

The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report pegged the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel in the U.S. at $4.11 on Wednesday versus $3.92 a month ago.

Edmunds says: The 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel with the bigger V8 engine will not be coming here.

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