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New 400bhp version of popular claims to be the sportiest yet

The Cayenne miraculously flat when you and inspires confidence instead of panic

Fortunately for Porsche, looks don’t seem to be a to sales success, and the Cayenne a valuable cash cow (their not mine). It is also apparently a way into new markets where in the back of the cars you own, than driving them, is the to do.

This latest Cayenne, the is even more of an on-road than before and is being as the sportiest version in the model’s It’s powered by the naturally 4.8-litre V8 from the Cayenne S, but to a freer flowing intake gets an extra 20bhp, the total up to 400. Of perhaps importance to the sporting claim, is the fact that this is the Cayenne to be made available the combination of steel springs and adjustable dampers.

The former lowers the Cayenne its humungous 21in wheels by a 24mm compared to the standard S, the latter gives the driver the of choosing between Comfort, and Sport ride settings.

Get up the cabin of the GTS and there are a few surprises. is the sensation that you’re a in an adult’s car: everything is big. The multifunction buttons on the wheel, for example, look as if were designed to be operated mittens on. The second curiosity is it doesn’t actually feel special.

The new sports seats are very but overall it’s just a bit The third surprise, in our test car at is the presence of three pedals and the manual gearbox. I’m all for a ’box, but it does seem incongruous here.

Turn the huge key and things considerably as the V8 starts expelling through the sports exhaust. complex and angry, it sounds an American racing V8. It feels a bit below 4000rpm, however, so you to work the slick gearbox to it spinning high where it hard.

We’re in southern and the roads are fantastic. Admittedly feel narrow in the Cayenne, but rising and falling through the of eucalyptus trees, they demand your constant whatever you were driving. the steel-sprung Cayenne simply match the road. It’s not any confidence as the front end wallows and to feel like it’s into the corners. It copes with compressions too, all at sea and frankly rather unpleasant.

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Cover the Porsche badge and try to what a big, heavy SUV feel like if driven and you’ll get the idea.

Fortunately a major failing that’s rectified by spending an additional on air suspension with PDCC Dynamic Chassis Control), clever active anti-roll bar Now the Cayenne stays miraculously when you turn-in and inspires instead of mild panic. of having to be manhandled through it reacts cleanly and allows you to feel and subtly exploit the front:rear power split.

It defies your expectations of over two tons of 4×4 be able to do and deserves its Porsche It’s genuinely fun.

only leaves two slightly questions. One, why is the GTS, the most sporting Cayenne, not on the 494bhp Turbo, and two, how can you call what is clearly ‘Nordic Gold’?

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