Porsche cripples the sales of the Cayenne diesel in the US


For the moment we will not sell the Porsche Cayenne Diesel in the U.S. until it clears the whole thing

Porsche choose voluntarily to suspend temporarily sales of the Cayenne Diesel in the U.S.. The decision has been taken after the notice of the Environmental Agency U.s. (EPA) that their vehicles could be affected by a new scandal of emissions of the Volkswagen Group.

The suspension of sales is voluntary

Arrancábamos the week with the prologue of a new chapter in the Scandal Volkswagen: the EPA said that the 3.0-liter V6 TDI Clean Diesel were also able to falsify the results of the emission test during the processes of approval. This means that sprinkled it to Porsche.

confirmed definitively, to the list of vehicles affected by the scandal Volkswagen will have to add the Porsche Cayenne Diesel, Volkswagen Touareg TDI and the AUDI Q5, A6, A7, A8 and A8L in their versions TDI Quattro.

In view of the unexpected announcement of the EPA received yesterday, we suspend voluntarily the sales of the models Porsche Cayenne diesel until further notice. We are working hard to resolve this matter as soon as possiblesaid Porsche in a statement yesterday, Tuesday. “customers can continue to operate their vehicles with normal. ” he added.

The Porsche Cayenne Diesel is sold in Spain for a price “from” superior to the 75,000 euros. Its engine is 3.0 V6 TDI offers 262 HP and 580 Nm maximum torque with a performance very sports despite of being a vehicle of enormous proportions: it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7,3 seconds and can travel at speeds des up to 221 km/h, all with an average consumption of just 6.6 litres to 100 km