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Porsche Cayenne Review: Porsche Cayenne GTS

Porsche Cayenne GTS

By Satish Kalepu; February 09, 2008

Porsche Cayenne GTS

 

 

Think of race cars and you have Porsche popping up in your head! They built their brand identity on 911 from the 91x series they had launched! The 911 gave them a complete turnaround and now they have Cayenne on similar lines. The West has already witnessed Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo. The young and rich India is about to witness the launch of all new Porsche Cayenne GTS positioned between the two versions. Porsche is geared towards setting the legacy of performance and race-bred engineering to its Indian customers. The company has already planned to launch an Indian subsidiary of the parent company as Porsche Cars India Pvt. Ltd which is hunting for dealers in Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore along with the good ol' Mumbai.

The Race Engineering...

 

Get ready to be impressed by the 2.2 tons of SUV that gives no signs on sloppiness around the corners. It has a perfect balance and the easiest pick off. You can experience the purest pleasure of driving while sitting behind the steering wheel of the new Porsche Cayenne GTS. It new 21 inch wheels with Porsche Active Suspension Management and low 20 mm height have all the power to make it as the best handling SUV in the world.

Its 405 bhp engine with 4.8L V8 direct fuel injection coupled with a 6-speed manual gearbox is ready to give head on rivalry to its competitors in the SUV segment. The natural aspirated 4.8L V8 engine mated with lower final drive ration results in astounding agility with exhilarating acceleration.

Take My Breath Away...

The new Cayenne GTS is gives a composed and unruffled driving experience that is fantastically complimented by its wheels and steering. If you have any doubts about this automobile's aggressiveness, give a rain check on that. The Michelin Latitude 295/35, super sticky rubber adds that serious dynamic edge to this car's fierce sporting attributes and lends a superb and ferocious driving capability that does not let the car go off road even at its highest speed. Forget about the close trees, narrow winding lanes, dangerous curves, Porsche Cayenne GTS makes it all look like a cake walk.

Slow down, guys! You are driving at very high speed in that dream machine. Put the brakes and you would know the magic of six-piston, aluminium monobloc calipers and massive 300mm-plus discs. They glide the super 2.2 ton machine to a smooth halt in a superb manner that is truly composed and unruffled. You can sit back and wonder what made this car come to a pitch free halt with nose dipping only slightly.

The Great Overalls...

Porsche has always delivered the super fine machines with excellent interiors and exteriors. No complains there! Cayenne GTS also carries its superb interiors and the curves on the exteriors are sure to make eyes gleam. With a boot size of 540-1749 liters and extra cosmetic changes in interiors, this automobiles carries every luxury that its competitors in the same segment carry with them.

Get Ready for a rich experience of a powerful machine with race-bred engineering and a strong visual appeal. The new Porsche Cayenne GTS is ready to hit the Indian roads.

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