The Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid, introduced in 2010, marked a significant milestone in the luxury SUV market as Porsche’s first foray into hybrid technology. This innovative vehicle combined the power and performance that Porsche was renowned for with an eco-friendly hybrid drivetrain, making it an appealing option for those seeking both sportiness and fuel efficiency.

The 2010 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid maintained the distinctive and stylish design elements that the Cayenne series was known for. Its athletic stance, sloping roofline, and sculpted bodywork exuded a sense of sportiness and luxury. The iconic Porsche front grille, signature headlights, and overall aerodynamic design contributed to its premium appearance.

Under the hood, the 2010 Cayenne S Hybrid featured a hybrid powertrain that combined a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with an electric motor. This setup delivered a combined output of approximately 380 horsepower and 428 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid system allowed for seamless transitions between gas and electric power, resulting in improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions compared to traditional gasoline-powered SUVs. The Cayenne S Hybrid could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 6 seconds, showcasing its sporty DNA.

How to spot

  • Large decal lettering for “Cayenne S Hybrid”
  • “Hybrid” decal on rear
  • Grey coloured spoiler and lower area of car – bumpers front & rear, side skirt


Capacity: 3598cc

Compression ratio: 11.7:1

Maximum Power: 380hp @ 5,500rpm

Maximum Torque: 580Nm @ 1,000 rpm

Brakes: Front 360mm and Rear 330mm

Suspension: Fully independent double wishbone

Wheels & Tyres: 8J x 18-inch wheels with 255/55 ZR 18

Length: 4,846mm

Width: 1939mm

Weight: 2240kg


Did you know?

The 2010 Cayenne S Hybrid was not only Porsche’s first hybrid SUV but also one of the first hybrid offerings from the company. This marked a significant departure from Porsche’s traditional focus on high-performance, gasoline-powered sports cars. The Cayenne S Hybrid demonstrated Porsche’s commitment to incorporating eco-friendly technology into its lineup without compromising on performance.