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2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS [w/video]

Driving Emotion Triumphs Over Brute Horsepower Porsche has delivered more than 430,000 Cayenne sport utility vehicles since its introduction in 2003, which isn't bad for a company that only offered one model, the 911, less than two decades ago. The Cayenne has been such a success because it retains the automaker's basic DNA; all of its countless variants have been inherently enjoyable to drive. Yet the German automaker has just raised our brows by claiming that its new Cayenne GTS is the "sportiest SUV on the market." Whoa, wait a second. That proclamation seems as if it will cause... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
4.8L V8
Power:
420 HP / 380 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed AT
MSRP:
$83,025 (base MSRP)
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    Paris: Porsche unveils more powerful Cayenne S Diesel
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    We recently drove the new 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel – the automaker's first oil-burning offering here in the States. But here in Paris, Porsche has pulled the wraps off of a more powerful version of the diesel Cayenne, and on paper, it sure looks sweet. The meat and potatoes of the Cayenne S Diesel package is a twin-turbocharged 4.2-liter diesel ...

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    Official: Porsche Cayenne S Diesel to debut in Paris [w/video]
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    Official: Porsche debuts 420-HP 2013 Cayenne GTS [w/video]
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    The second coming is finally here, and it goes by the title of the 2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS. Porsche has put 20 more horses under the hood to bring matters to 420 horsepower, and to get more out of them it has lowered the chassis a further 20 mm and installed a lower final-drive ratio. The one unkind note: whereas the first GTS was available with a ...

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    2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel introduces North Americans to its oil-burning performance
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