Test Porsche Cayenne Diesel & Cayman S 987 II | Motors TV

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Porsche Cayenne Diesel S 987 II test

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Who would have imagined it ten ago? In 2003, Porsche headlines with its first And today, Porsche has come out the first diesel in its history. The or rather the official reasons

The demand of the market, which we can but why wait so long? Then is the pollution surtax in certain has had an influence on Porsche’s sales Third could be the merging Volkswagen in which Porsche now a 75% stake.

And finally, the last and perhaps the most credible: the commission has stated that all reduce CO2 emission before

This is the 3-litre V6 TDi, from Audi under the of the Cayenne. Nothing has been except for the sonority, which was no order and the result is a stunning 240 horsepower engine with 550 metres of torque.

The Cayenne is an excellent automobile, with road handling, staggering off capacity and a respectable 244 grams per of CO2 output and it is equal in performance to the V6 with a range of 1000 record for the German carmaker. It is less expensive than a BMW X5; sd and the Mercedes ML 420 Cdi. It doesn’t for quality and more importantly it has no downside.

But for the car purist among us it seems sacrilegious to fill a Porsche with dieselbut in the times we in we are conscience of the reality of things. And is no other engine in the pipeline. We have hoped for something but there is no V8, nor V10 nor V12 tdi planned anytime

The next Porsche, in 2010, be a Cayenne Hybrid, which be a lot more expensive.

The Porsche Diesel is reserved for Europe, represents 40% of the market. Since nearly 200,000 Cayennes been sold. Porsche is to hit the quarter million mark year’s end, thanks to the new the economic crisis is well in a reality.

Fortunately, during this presentation in Tunisia, Porsche introduced the new second generation 987. The nearly four-year old has been given a slight but complementary makeover. It sport’s a new spoiler, rear end, new view mirrors, new head and new tail lights.

These may seem minor but they the difference, the new Cayman has added

Also new is the addition of the PDK double gearbox, which was first on last year’s re-designed This system not only consumption by 15% it shaves 1.2 seconds of the from naught to 100km/h, it 16% less CO2 and it is 60% faster than the S when shifting gears.

Porsche has also built a new injection motor, delivering and 25 brake horsepower for a total of 320 and 370 metres of torque. And needless to say the is huge. It hasn’t gained an and the flat six never seems to

Its music to a gear head’s as the engine accelerates through the rev chassis is stiffer and better and the Cayman is, in fact, an easier car to to terms with than a Add a limited slip differential and in for a motoring treat with the S.

And it has already become one of our 2009 at Maxi Test.

Today, is one of the most profitable carmakers in the and it doesn’t look like will change any time and before the close of 2009 it own a 75% stake in Volkswagen.

Before our Porsche report, we have to you the first footage of the next Even more powerful and Porsche promises, yet again, to staggering performance levels. each generation the GT3 gets and better.

20 more horsepower brings the to 435 and the flat six has gone from 3.6 to a 3.8 a new top speed of 312km/h.

From coming fall, there be an all new option for the GT3: engine suspension, which means the stiffness and suspension travel adapt to the driving conditions.

And of Maxi Test will be you a full report at that

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