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2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV

2011 Porsche Cayenne Review

(5 Stars)  Make demands. It'll answer them.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
Porsche made ripples in the automotive collective when they introduced a sport utility vehicle in 2003. It was widely berated ahead of launch by member of the auto press. Porsche soon got the last laugh, as the Cayenne has gone on to be a strong selling model in the already strong selling lineup. There was something undeniably appealing to buyers about a vehicle that could drive like a Porsche and then go off road and hold its own crossing creek beds.

For this model year, the second generation Cayenne makes its appearance. This improves almost all aspects of the big Porsche, being lighter, more powerful, and with more interior room than its predecessor. It also manages to give a much smaller, sportier look with its updated styling.

Engine choices for the Cayenne start with the 290 HP 3.6 liter V-6. From there, there, the Cayenne S ups the ante to 385 Hp with its V-8 engine. The GTS improves that to 405HP and adds a 6 speed automatic and 21" wheels. The Cayenne Turbo brings the V-8 Hp up to 500 and the ultimate Cayenne is the Turbo S, making 550 HP.

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2011 Cayenne Turbo Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Turbocharged
Engine: 4.8L V 8 DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 15 MPG city, 22 MPG highway, 17 MPG combined and 449 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
26.4gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 500 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 516 ft lb of torque @ 2,250 rpm

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'11 Porsche Turbo SUV Standard Equipment

  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Trunk Pulldown
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Memory
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Moonroof
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
  Interior  
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Cargo Cover
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Dimming Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Headlight Wiper/Washers
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Heated Wiper/Washers
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HID Headlights
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Knee Air Bag
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Memory Mirrors
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Parking Distance Control
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Rear Fog Lights
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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DVD Entertainment
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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