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The Porsche Cayenne delivers track-level performance, transforming normal drives into the exciting. Making the Cayenne an excellent choice is its performance, handling, and stylistic options. Below is a closer look at how Porsche was able to create an SUV that delivers its compelling performance and how it measures up to others in its segment. Performance …

Some might not think much of the performance aspect when considering an SUV, but there are many options available that deliver awe-inspiring power. This is prevalent in the luxury segment, where the additions of models like the Jaguar F-Pace have made this market flush with excellent choices. However, there is one model we found that …

Rating 85/100 Background Four available engines in a single car would be enough diversity for most automakers. But Porsche isn’t like most automakers. In addition to last year’s diesel, turbocharged V6, hybrid and turbo V8, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne gains a base V6, sporty GTS and the full-bore Turbo S. Power output ranges from 240 …

Rating 83/100 Background For a minute there, it looked as if the 2015 Porsche Cayenne might get lost in the shuffle. With the debut of the compact Porsche Macan crossover SUV earlier this year, the Cayenne suddenly wasn’t the hottest SUV under Porsche’s roof. But it seems the Cayenne’s designers couldn’t just stand idly by …

Rating 67/100 Background If there’s one thing the 2014 Porsche Cayenne needed, it was more power; after all, the best last year’s Cayenne could do was 500 hp in Turbo guise. Clearly, we jest. On the list of thoughts you’re likely to have behind the wheel of a Cayenne Turbo, "needs more power" ranks well …

Rating 60/100 Background In China, Porsche is not known as a manufacturer of high-end sports cars. Instead, it is the Cayenne crossover SUV that has buyers from Beijing to Guangzhou sitting on year-long waiting lists just for a chance to bring the most basic model home at a price double that of the American-market version. …

Rating 65/100 Background When shopping for a sport-utility vehicle, you’ll usually come across convenient car-based crossovers, luxury SUVs and hard-core off-roaders. But sometimes you’ll find a model that resists classification, and the 2012 Porsche Cayenne is a prime example. Coming from a company whose racing lineage dates back more than 50 years, the Cayenne impressively …

Rating 62/100 Background It was an insult to automotive history. It was the Fonz waterskiing over a shark. It was selling out to the worst degree. "It" was the Porsche Cayenne, an SUV derided by Porsche traditionalists when it arrived in North America in 2003 and yet also a wild financial success that secured Porsche’s …

Rating 75/100 Background No matter how much you may get used to them, some things will always seem strange. The California governor is an Austrian, body-building Kindergarten Cop. A small Starbucks coffee is called tall. Kim Kardashian is a celebrity. And then there’s the 2010 Porsche Cayenne. We’ll admit, a Porsche SUV still seems like …

Rating 70/100 Background When the Porsche Cayenne debuted a few years back, it seemed like sacrilege. A Porsche SUV was as off-putting to auto enthusiasts as a Spago hot dog would be to food connoisseurs. Why would this manufacturer of magnificent sports cars stoop so low as to make a truck? The answer is best …

Rating 78/100 Background Although it initially raised more than a few eyebrows and drew many a scowl from die-hard sports auto enthusiasts, Porsche’s first and only SUV has proven to be a big success. Since its introduction five years ago, the Cayenne crossover SUV has provided sports auto fanciers with their own ute that combines …

Most performance brands now have their own crossover. Think of the incredibly popular Porsche Cayenne, for example. That’s why some are now wondering whether a Corvette SUV will ever be made. While Corvette isn’t a brand and is just a single Chevrolet product, some feel that the name has become so iconic and is so …