The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is a mid-sized luxury crossover SUV designed and manufactured by German auto giant Porsche. Various versions of the Turbo S have been in production since 2006 and the SUV shares most of its design parameters and performance characteristics with the step down Turbo model.
The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S successfully manages to combine the sturdy on road performance of a SUV with sophisticated luxuriously styled interiors and a superbly designed exterior. The most basic no frills version of the 2014 model of the Turbo S costs around $146,000. Opting for all the optional luxury add-ons can push up the price of the SUV to near the $185,000 mark.
The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S possesses a very sturdy muscular appearance. However it lacks the menacing looks of most large sized SUV’s and exudes a certain degree of charm owing to its sleek wedge shaped body design. The stylish looks of the Turbo S is further enhanced by its external accessories like four 21 inch five spoke alloy wheels, headlight housings, bi-xenon headlights, LED tail lamps and painted gloss black air inlet grilles. The buyer has been provided with the choice to equip the SUV with a panoramic sun roof. The Porsche Dynamic Lighting System equips the SUV with speed sensitive headlight control, dynamic and static cornering lights, intersection assistant standard and high beam assistant. Available metallic paint options include shades like meteor grey, jet green, carmine red, dark blue, jet black and classic silver.
The stylized interiors add to the aura of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. The interiors of the SUV have been provided with a comprehensive leather trim level. The seats, dashboard and the doors have been upholstered in contrast stitched perforated leather. The headliner has been lined with Alcantara hide. Buyers also have the option to opt for a carbon fiber trimmed interiors. The Porsche Communication Management system equips the SUV with gadgets like a satellite navigation system fitted with a 7-inch high resolution screen, high speed internet service, telephone, on-board computer and a high speed hard drive. The infotainment package on board consists of a DVD player, a 200 Watt active subwoofer enabled 14 speaker Bose surround sound system and a backup camera. Buyers have been provided with the option to install the 16 speaker Burmester 1,000 Watt surround sound system.
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The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S derives its monstrous power from its 4.8 liter twin turbocharged V8 petrol engine which manages to deliver a peak work rate of 550 horsepower at 6,000 rpm along with 553 lb-ft of torque at 4500 rpm. The Turbo S utilizes a Tiptronic S 8 speed automatic transmission system. Speed and acceleration stats of the Turbo S make for pretty good reading. It is one of the few SUV’s in the world that can accelerate to 100 km/hour after start in less than 5 seconds. An impressive top speed of 280 km/hour can be easily attained.