Porsche Cayenne Reviews 2008
Porsche is within the enviable place of failing to have to upgrade its item lineup frequently because lately there have been record variety of Porsche buyers. Undoubtedly, this little boutique of a motor vehicle company makes plenty cash it's undergoing buying up a substantial share in Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker. So, it really is one thing of a conference whenever Porsche announces a major switch to among its designs, this 1 being the Cayenne, which made its debut in 2003.
Porsche claims that the 2008 Cayenne may be the "2nd generation" regarding the costly SUV. Really, nearly. The vehicle's important anatomy—the chassis, human anatomy sheetmetal, and basic running gear—are similar. The 2008 makeover is much more about refining the Cayenne's look, powertrains, and suspension system.
Noticeable modifications feature brand-new headlights, front environment intakes, redesigned external rearview mirrors, a bigger rear decklid spoiler, new taillights, rear undercarriage diffuser, and redesigned exhaust tips. Though they are clearly aesthetic redesigns, Porsche says they combine for a "considerable improvement of aerodynamics, " because of the Cayenne's drag coefficient down from 0.38 (V-6 model) and 0.39 (V-8 models) to 0.35 on all versions associated with the 2008 design.
More substantially, all three regarding the Cayenne's machines get enhances in energy by virtue of displacement increases, direct gas injection, adjustable device control, as well as other refinements. The beds base Cayenne's initial 3.2-liter V-6, that has been best for 247 horsepower, is replaced by a 3.6-liter six which is rated at 290 hp. The mid-line S model's earlier 340 hp, usually aspirated, 4.5-liter V-8 is trumped by a 4.8-liter V-8 that puts out 385 hp. And also the 2008 Turbo's 500 hp, twin-turbo, 4.8-liter V-8 outpoints its forerunner 4.5-liter motor by 50 hp.