Tag Archives: Porsche Cayenne

2019 Porsche Cayenne first drive review: an epoch-ending SUV

Back in the 1980s, Porsche knew it could build an SUV. And it knew a Porsche SUV would sell well. It finally got around to building that first Cayenne in 2002. Instincts: correct. Since then, it's sold more than 770,000 of them. It's so successful, Porsche now sells a smaller Macan SUV. An epoch-making moment looms in the not so distant future...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne deep dive

It's the very antithesis of Porsche. Or is it? The Cayenne, an SUV, is the sports car company's second best seller, behind another SUV, the Macan. It may be an SUV, but it's still a Porsche and that means it has to be sporty. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the Cayenne for the 2019 model year, and this one promises to be the...

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Porsche considering coupe version of Cayenne to take on BMW X6

Porsche is considering a four-door coupe variant of its Cayenne SUV to take on the likes of BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, brand executives confirmed. Should such a variant be approved for production, it would feature a similar rakish profile to those rivals, and, like them, still retain four doors. Brands adore tossing the "coupe" descriptor around...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo takes familiar route to high performance

Porsche knows chemistry. Take an engine from the Porsche Panamera Turbo that can reach 150 mph (ask me how I know), and add the third-generation Cayenne. The solution is the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo that appeared Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Or maybe it's alchemy because the specs look magical. The new Cayenne Turbo uses the the same...

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Porsche provides insights on design of the 2019 Cayenne

One could be forgiven for thinking Porsche just hit copy on the company's Xerox machine when designing the latest Cayenne, but there's actually a lot of subtlety and fine details that make the third-generation model unique. A new video on the design of the latest Cayenne, which arrives next year, as a 2019 model, provides insights on what the...

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2018 Porsche Cayenne teased ahead of August 29 reveal

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is on track to enter production by the end of this year, and we now know when it will be revealed. Porsche has confirmed an August 29 reveal date for the new Cayenne. It means we'll see the vehicle make its world debut a few weeks later at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The...

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Porsche Cayenne reveal slated for August 29?

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is expected to enter production by the end of this year, but we may have a debut date, thanks to a report from Car and Driver. The publication casually slipped in an August 29 reveal date for the new Porsche Cayenne in a report surrounding the future of the SUV's diesel...

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Porsche Cayenne spy shots and video

The current Porsche Cayenne is approaching the end of its life cycle, as a successor has been spotted on multiple occasions testing in prototype form. The exterior is still partially disguised but we can make out most of the details of the third-generation model which appears to have a sleeker look...

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Porsche SUVs will never get track-focused GT variants

As capable as the Cayenne and Macan are, the Porsche SUVs will never get track-focused GT variants like their sports car siblings. That's the word of Porsche engineer Andreas Preuninger, who leads development of the automaker's GT sports cars like the 911 GT3 and Cayman GT4. Speaking...

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Porsche Cayenne sets a world record by towing an Airbus A380

It's always fun to watch something small try to tow something very large. Remember back in 2012 when a Toyota Tundra towed the Space Shuttle Endeavor? That was a pretty amazing sight. But it pales in comparison to what a Porsche Cayenne just pulled off. There's a new world record for heaviest...

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