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"There is no explanation why this software was in this vehicle."

"There is no explanation why this software was in this vehicle."

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Plan Includes Software Update And New Catalytic Converter

Porsche thinks that updated software and a new catalytic converter should be enough to make the diesel Cayenne emissions compliant, but the company has to wait for regulators to approve the repair plan.

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As the diesel scandal expands to the VW Group's 3.0-liter V6 engine, Porsche stops selling the diesel-powered Cayenne.

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The other day, Porsche announced a new special edition of the Cayenne. We didn't pay it much heed because it appeared to be exclusive to Europe (or, at least, markets other than ours), but now Porsche has announced its availability in North America, as well.

2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

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2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Guilty pleasure admission time. We love the Porsche Cayenne.Yes, yes, it's an affront to the brand, a visual catastrophe and has as much to do with a sports car as does a cantaloupe. We get all that. Now, may we explain why we love the Cayenne? Because we've taken one (or three) off road. Whoa. Here's a car that can run an autocross neck-and-neck with a Subaru WRX, yet then wander off and embarrass Jeeps with the twist of a knob. It's perplexingly fantastic. How could we not love it?

250,000th Porsche Cayenne built - Click above for high-res gallery

Click above for high-res gallery of the Porsche Cayenne Diesel

After spending an inordinate amount of time over the last two years denying that it would ever build a diesel vehicle because diesels were incompatible with Porsche's image, the company finally relented and announced it would put a diesel in the Cayenne SUV. Now, barely a month after that announcement, Porsche has launched production of the Cayenne diesel at its Leipzig factory. Porsche is installing the same 240 hp 3.0L V6 TDI that Audi and Volkswagen are using in the coming Q7 and Touareg for

Click above for high-res gallery of the Porsche Cayenne Diesel