2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Ss Reviews
Two model years in, Porsche has discovered that its Cayenne Turbo S simply wasn't enough due, so here's the 2016 version, going even further over the top of, well, more. Quite remarkable, even if Porsche's common references to the Cayenne as a "four door sports car" kept reminding us of the 4DSC decals on 1990s Nissan Maximas.
Certainly, Stuttgart would need to make a move. Thanks to having Stuttgart's double turbochargers incorporated to the exhaust manifold at the place where they are able to deliver increase more economically and quickly, the amount of the Porsche is 570 freakin' hp. Torque additionally rises by 37 lb-ft to your mindboggling 590 lb-feet; Porsche Traction Management, all-wheel drive, as well as a torque-vectoring back axle help deliver it to the street.
Porsche maintains fuel efficiency is "enhanced," as well, but then admits the 2016 Turbo S gets exactly the same Euro-cycle combined mileage ratings as before. Yes, technically your efficiency has improved since in the event you make more electricity using exactly the same quantity of fuel. The version that was earlier produced 15 mpg in our evaluation.
Not that buyers who elect for the most dose of Cayenne pepper will probably get squeamish on the expense of the premium-level unleaded the 4.8-liter V8 ingests. Never fear, though: Porsche's staying selection of customizations that are high-priced ($1640 carbonfiber grab handles, anyone?) Allow it to be simple to push up the important thing .
As in northern Sweden, our first turn driving came with that version in and about Skelleftea, a hockey-crazed town which has created many star players. It is in addition the birthplace of Stieg Larsson, the late composer (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). This factoid wasn't mentioned by Porsche, maybe because Larsson's villains were bankers and the really rich industrialists likely to figure among Cayenne Turbo S buyers.
Skelleftea was set up as a mining town enough, there is gold (and silver, and copper) in those snow covered hills. The growl as well as the rapid spike of the V8 ahead continued just an instant prior to the electronic equipment intervened. There is just so much that technology can perform, and where there isn't much, creating grip isn't within its purview, despite the driving customs frequently demonstrated by four-by-four owners.
When we got off onto the Skelleftea Drive Center and the open road, we're able to turn off all of the electronic aids, dial up Sport Plus and tromp sharply on the go pedal. For wonderful four wheel, this made on an iced skidpad -floating activity but not lots of forward momentum. There is enough grunt here that we are able to envision doing the same at greater expense, on sidewalk. The previous airbase additionally had a cavern we're able to drive through to take pleasure in the echo of the exhaust note without wondering if our ears were deceived by some engineered cottage resonating away stone -ambience tuning.
We wish we could tell you more on the subject of the driving, beyond our general inclination for the more motorist-oriented GTS's steering and managing results. Because states were so far removed from those Walter Rohrl whatever advantage 570 hp confers just was not on offer had seen at the Nurburgring. The driving legend himself was present to give extremely striking ones, and delight rides they were, his 67 years, belying.
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
7 Driving Techniques and Other Tips for Fuel Efficiency
6 Effective Maintenance Tips for Car Headlights
Car Repair at Home: 4 Easy DIY Fixes That Anyone Can Do
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
Lifting a Truck Pros and Cons
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos