The German concern produced the 4.8-liter turbo engine Porsche M48.51 from 2007 to 2010 and installed it on a restyled version of the first generation Cayenne crossover in the back of 957. The unit has two levels of boost: for the Turbo modification at 500 hp and for the Turbo S at 550 hp.
Engines of M48-line: M48.00, M48.50, M48.01, M48.51, M48.70.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||500 – 550|
|Torque output, Nm||700 – 750|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||96|
|Piston stroke, mm||83|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Porsche Cayenne Turbo S 2009)
|Engine lifespan, km||~200 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Porsche Cayenne 1 (9PA) in 2007 – 2010.
Disadvantages of the Porsche M48.51 engine
- There are problems with bullying here, but they are less common than their predecessor;
- The culprit is overheating, driving on a cold engine, bad gasoline or oil;
- The expansion tank and coolant pipes often burst and leak;
- A lot of trouble delivers injection pump direct injection systems and fuel pumps in the tank;
- The hot part of the turbines often cracks, the ignition coils and the pump fail.