• Jun 27, 2007
According to our friends over at Motor Authority, Porsche exec Wendelin Wiedeking has officially denied the development of a cute 'ute designed to slot in below the Cayenne. This news is contrary to last month's report from Autobild that Porsche intended to share a platform with the upcoming Audi A5 and Volkswagen Tiguan, dubbing the stillborn model the "Roxster." This most recent news confirms another story reported back in May.

Wiedeking used his opportunity at the podium today to dispel the rumor and to hype the upcoming sports sedan, the Panamera. However, no word from Wiedeking about a successor to the 928 that could conceivably share a platform with the front-engine, four-door sports car.

[Source: Motor Authority]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      If Porsche really wants to do full line, it'll need more than one 4x4, and a "Cayennette" would help steer X3/RDX/LR2 customers Porsche's way. But I see the logic in waiting to see how the Panamera does before trying anything else.
        • 7 Years Ago
        > Unfortunately water-cooling is needed now to meet the
        > strict California emission standards. and that is Porsche
        > country! If Porsche was so stringent on it's image, it
        > would of not allowed for water cooling engines

        Exactly the point. If they'd been so stringent on their image as you demand, they would be ancient history by now. Instead they've become the world's most profitable car maker. Hard to argue with that...
      • 7 Years Ago
      GOOD!
      • 7 Years Ago
      Now, if they'll only say "no" to the Cayenne, period.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I CAN'T BELIEVE WE ARE STILL ARGUING OVER THE FACT THAT PORSCHE HAS AN SUV!
      How long has the Cayenne been around now?
      Get over it people. If you don't like it then don't buy it. Just keep in mind that the Cayenne is HELPING Porsche develop cooler sports cars.