Porsche, a highly regarded company for producing high-performance vehicles, is one of Germany’s well-known car makers. The company’s loyal following began in 1948 after the company released its first machine, the 365 model. Due to its sprightly handling and its low curb weight, the 365 model was a hit with vehicle enthusiasts. As time passed by, the need for improved body dynamics and power led the company’s engineers to design an entirely new vehicle, and in 1964, the 911 model was launched. The 911 model features sleek bodywork and a new flat-six engine. More than five decades later, the 911 remains to be one of the company’s best models.
Even though sports cars have proven to be a considerable part of Porsche, the brand has managed to expand its production over the past few years to include some other type of vehicles. The release of the Cayenne has shown to be a large step for Porsche since it proved that an SUV could still have the same features as a dedicated sports car. Moreover, the Panamera has enjoyed much success given its four-door capacity. As the company moves deeper into the 21st century, its machines continue to feature the latest technological innovations.
Here are six Porsche SUVs we think you can do no wrong with:
2019 Porsche Cayenne
The Porsche Cayenne has been designed to bear a resemblance to the 911 model. The company has also managed to make this model much lighter than the one made in 2018. On the inside, the Cayenne prides in an updated interior, which features a 12.3 touchscreen for controlling most of the SUV electronic systems. It is quite similar to the screen found on the Panamera. Moreover, the instrument panel has been updated to feature two seven-inch digital displays, while the cargo space has been increased for 2019. As perfect as the Cayenne might seem perfect, nothing is without blemish. The cargo seat and the rear seat might seem adequate; however, other SUVs offer more space. Moreover, some features included in this vehicle, which seem to be a standard in all SUVs, are a bit pricey.
2018 Porsche Macan
No manufacturer is more skilled and capable of making amalgamations of a sports car and SUVs as Porsche. Look at the 2018 Porsche Macan for example. The Macan reduces the compromise in trading handling and performance for utility. The machine features five fast-revving engine options, from 440 hp to 252 horsepower, which gives the vehicle plenty of performance capacity. The Macan, if equipped properly, can perform well once the road gives way to gravel or dirt. Mix the good-looking exterior and the high-quality interior and you end up with a luxury SUV that is still as sporty as a sports car. Indeed, some of the most-respected vehicle reviewers have ranked the Macan as one of the best Luxury SUV available.
2002 Porsche Cayenne S
Porsche describes its Cayenne range of vehicles as a sports car for five people. The vehicles are tall, wide, long, and it has the ability to dig through mud and climb rocks. It is a perfect vehicle if you and your friends enjoying driving through hard terrains, or if you have a small family and you like driving fast. The Cayenne S is a rather large vehicle; however, its steering system is sublime. Easy and light to rotate and then firm as it picks more speed.
2019 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid
The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid was ranked number one in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Just like its non-hybrid brother, the Cayenne Hybrid ranks as one of the best midsize SUVs ever made by Porsche. Fully designed to meet the prevailing demands of an SUV, the hybrid is designed to deliver a good combination of luxury and performance. Even though the hybrid is a plug-in vehicle, since it can only go for a short distance on electric power, it can deliver enough power and acceleration to satisfy most petrol heads. Moreover, the dynamic handling can tackle every challenge the terrain throws at it. The vehicle’s interior, the hybrid looks good, uses only premium material, and offers enough space in both rows.
The 911 remains to be central to Porsche’s brand. With this in mind, the company elected to have this model as a very limited and niche product. Porsche did draw on its past successes, especially on the rallies, to justify making re-modeling the 911 into an SUV.
2015 Porsche Macan GTS
Vehicle enthusiasts do understand that most SUVs are not sporty nor are they utilitarian in any way. However, the Porsche Macan GTS really tries in bringing the Sport back into the SUV; it combines the space and practicality you would require for your family with the performance you would expect from Porsche sports cars. In all fairness, the Macan GTS might not be the most ideal vehicle if you want a comfortable cruiser with your family – even though it can easily satisfy this role. The SUV is for people who need high-riding but still enjoy the experience.
2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
The Porsche Cayenne Turbo features five doors that can accommodate any adventure with efficient engines and dynamic designs. The car marvels in outstanding digital connectivity, unparalleled versatility, and state-of-the-art assistance systems. All these features work towards offering both the passengers and drivers extraordinary comfort.
Written by Garrett Parker
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