For the Cayenne, Porsche developed a new engine generation to cope with the many different requirements of an SUV of this kind. The company opted for a V8 concept, which had an engine package so compact that a new type of ignition coil had to be designed. Together with the ignition specialist Beru, Porsche developed a complex high-tech component: a pencil-type ignition coil with integrated electronics — a new concept in the Beru range of single spark ignition coils.
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Adolf, M., Houben, H., Mergentahler, C. et al. Pencil-type ignition module for the Porsche V8 engine. MTZ Worldw 65, 20–23 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03227679
- Primary Circuit
- Engine Control Unit
- Insulate Gate Bipolar Transistor