Computer graphic artists have put together what we believe the next-generation Porsche Cayenne will look like.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

The images are generated based on a series of spy photos that have shown up in recent times.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

More of the car was also recently captured on camera.

The Cayenne was originally released in 2002 and many say it went a long way to improve Porsche’s financial issues. The German powerhouse shares this platform with the Volkswagen Touareg the Audi Q7.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

Once again the Cayenne will be the first of the three new SUVs with a release date of about the first half of 2010. Its cheaper brother, the Touareg, isn’t due to make an appearance until late 2010 at the earliest.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

Germany’s Automobilwoche magazine reports that Porsche boss Wendelin Wiedeking is using his ever increasing control stake of the VW Group to rush projects that would favour Porsche, even if it disadvantages parent company Volkswagen.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

Audi, meanwhile, isn’t expected to replace its relatively new Q7 SUV with a new model until 2013.

2010 Porsche Cayenne CGI

The new Cayenne will address fuel efficiency issues with a hybrid and diesel model in the line-up.