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Test Drive Review: 2016 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Test Car Information

2016 Porsche Cayenne GTS
3.6L twin-turbo V6, 440 hp @ 6,000 RPM, 443 lb-ft @ 1,600-5,000 rpm
8-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive
Options: Ventilation Front Seats, ParkAssist with Surround View, Adaptive Sport Seats, Premium Package Plus, Infotainment Package, Sport Chrono Package, 21″ SportEdition Wheels
MSRP as tested: $109,195 (including $995 S&H charge)


For the Porsche Cayenne GTS, regardless of the price, consumers will probably be divided into two groups: the one who loves it and the one who hates it.

People who love it may praise its sports-car style handling, and it can sit 5 guys with a relatively large cargo space; people who hat...

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2015 Porsche Cayenne: New Changes, Spec Details and Pricing

Today Porsche released information about the 2015 model year Cayenne. Below are some highlights.

– All trim models are still using the Aisin sourced 8-speed automatic transmission (Tiptronic S). NOT the PDK as some people’s guess from some previous spy shots
– Cayenne Turbo get LED headlight as standard; other models have Bi-Xenon headlight by default
– Four point LED daytime running light
– New multifunction sport steering wheel for all trims

Cayenne S E Hybrid New Changes
– The gas engine is carried over (3.0L supercharged V6, 333hp)
– Electric power part is updated to plug-in capability, with support from a 10...

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Fun Facts about Your Car Brake Caliper’s Placement (Part 2)

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In this section, let’s take a look at one factor that determines the location of your car’s brake calipers.

First, we look at the front wheels. You may find many front-wheel-drive cars have their front brake calipers in front of the axle, that is because for FWD layout, the engine is usually transversely placed in front of the axle. With such layout, the steering arm can not be placed in front of the axle because the transversely placed engine acts like a wall to block the passage of the steering shaft. Therefore, the steering arm can only be located after the axle, which means there is no place left for the brake system at the same location...

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2017 Porsche Cayenne Image Leaked

There are some images showing the next generation of Cayenne’s exteior, on AutoExpress website. From the below images it is clear that the new Cayenne’s style is heavily influenced by the current Macan.


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Business analysis: the Porsche 3.0L and 3.6L twin turbo engines

Engines that the Porsche Macan uses have big story behind it. The future Audi cars may share something common with Porsche regarding these engines.

Currently there are two petro engines for the Porsche Macan: a 3.0L and a 3.6L, both are twin-turbocharged. These two engines have the same bore size (96mm), but different stroke (3.0L is 69mm, 3.6L is 83mm). Because of the smaller bore/stroke ratio, the 3.0L engine is more suitable for high revving purpose.

The 3.0L engine plays an important role in global market because many countries have heavy tax regulations on large displacement engines. By using the 3...

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