Published on October 6th, 2023 | by Subhash Nair


3rd Gen Porsche Cayenne Facelift Launched In Malaysia: CKD From RM599K

The new Porsche Cayenne arrives in Malaysia locally-assembled from the get-go.

Sime Darby Auto Performance launched the new Porsche Cayenne today. This is the facelifted third generation model and it will continue to be locally-assembled like its predecessor. Just like all other Cayenne launches in Malaysia, this one was too was held at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.

“We are proud to launch the new locally assembled Cayenne, providing a range of enhanced standard features specifically catered to our customers in Malaysia. The Cayenne is one of the most popular luxury SUVs in the region, proving its credentials time and time again through strong customer demand,” shared Christopher Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Sime Darby Auto Performance.

Christopher Hunter CEO Sime Darby Auto Performane -1
Christopher Hunter. CEO SDAP

The new Porsche Cayenne has a starting price of RM599,999, which represents a 9% price hike over the last locally-assembled Cayenne from late 2021. That being said, there are loads of improvements to performance and kit over the previous model. It can be ordered online through this site.

Porsche Cayenne Facelift – What’s New?


  • Newly designed power dome on engine bonnet
  • New front apron with large air intakes
  • Higher and dramatically arched wing
  • Matrix LED Headlights
  • Newly designed tail lights with three-dimensional light elements
  • New rear apron with integrated number plate holder
  • New tailgate with more emphasis on width
  • 20-inch Cayenne Design wheels

Interior & Standard Equipment

  • New 12.6-inch Curved Display
  • New multifunction Sports steering wheel with shift paddles incl. mode switch
  • Porsche Communication Management
  • (PCM) with 12.3-inch touchsoreen display
  • New climate control panel
  • New selector lever
  • New control lever for driver assistance systers
  • New engine start button
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Porsche crest embossed headrest
  • 14-way electric comfort seats with memory package
  • Electric roll-up sun blinds for rear windows
  • Four-zone climate control
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Soft close doors
  • Adaptive air suspension with two-chamber, two-valve technology
    • replaces Adaptive air suspension with three-chamber one-valve technology
  • New air quality system
    • protects both occupants pollutants from outside air
    • The GPS recirculation automatically detects and activates the air circulation when entering a tunnel
    • Fine dust sensor measures the fine dust level PM 2.5 in the outside air as well in the vehicle interior
    • loniser helps remove many germs and pollutants when air from the automatic climate control system passes through
porsche cayenne in motion


  • Optimised 3.0L V6 turbo engine
  • 353 PS (+13 PS)
  • 500 Nm (+ 50Nm)
  • 8-speed Tiptronic S


    • 21″ Exclusive Design wheels – RM45,000
    • 22″ Sport Design wheels – RM49,000
    • Rear Seat Entertainment
    • roof tent and performance roof box
    • rear bike carrier

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