Cayenne, Macan, and Panamera
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By RED HORSE
#2771
Porsche SUVs for us so old we no longer drive 911's.
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By fpena944
#3772
I was one of those who couldn't believe Porsche would dare introduce an SUV. Also wasn't the biggest fan of the way the 955 looked. But like all new Porsches it eventually grew on me a bit.

When the 958 came out though, woah, that was a good-looking SUV.

Then the time came to buy a new family car. Well instead of all the other choices, let's see what this Cayenne is about. Figured we would try the entire range but made the mistake of test driving a Turbo first. Loved it but it didn't have the glass roof that we really wanted.

Found one in Chicago so bought a ticket there and drove it back to NC.

I still can't believe how capable it is. Never thought I'd love an SUV as much as I do. This monster is faster to 0-60 than my 911 and can still haul a boat without issue. And the handling is solid. It feels like a solid mass that just sticks to the road. The Fabspeed exhaust just completes the package!

Yes I'm a fan now!
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By lupo.sk
#3964
2 pigs as well, one 955 TTS and one 957 TT.

On the hunt for a 958 hybrid for my SO to replace the 957.
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By Skyhawk172
#3971
Have 2006 Base Cayenne as well as my 2009 997TT the Cayenne was my 2nd Porsche car have put 100000 miles on her and she still is my favorite DD here she is hiding in the garage
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By amdavid
#3984
Have you had the chance to drive a 958 hybrid?? If not, do it before you go looking.
lupo.sk wrote: Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:04 am 2 pigs as well, one 955 TTS and one 957 TT.

On the hunt for a 958 hybrid for my SO to replace the 957.
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By lupo.sk
#3992
amdavid wrote: Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:27 am Have you had the chance to drive a 958 hybrid?? If not, do it before you go looking.
lupo.sk wrote: Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:04 am 2 pigs as well, one 955 TTS and one 957 TT.

On the hunt for a 958 hybrid for my SO to replace the 957.
Well, it’s either hybrid or 958.2 S with the 3.6TT.
It all depends on interior color since my wife only wants beige interior and rear seat heating, I want it to have AS and some other stuff. Been looking for a year and nothing popped up so far. Not in a hurry.
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By amdavid
#3997
Before I bought my 958S I drove a 2011 hybrid (sourced vw v6). After the test drive, I ran. Maybe it was the example I drove, but definitely didn't feel like a modern day hybrid should. I'm sure the .2 and later models are a lot better.
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By terry997
#26091
Ordered a '21 Macan Turbo couple weeks ago. Will be our road tripper.
Chalk, Natural leather espresso
Premium package plus
Air, PTV, Sport Chrono
18 way Seats
Luggage Management
Smartphone Compartment with Wireless Charging
Insulated glass
Heated GT steering wheel
Fire extinguisher
Deviated stitching ........NOT!

March 2021 delivery.
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By fpena944
#26198
terry997 wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:29 pm Ordered a '21 Macan Turbo couple weeks ago. Will be our road tripper.
Chalk, Natural leather espresso
Premium package plus
Air, PTV, Sport Chrono
18 way Seats
Luggage Management
Smartphone Compartment with Wireless Charging
Insulated glass
Heated GT steering wheel
Fire extinguisher
Deviated stitching ........NOT!

March 2021 delivery.
Had a 2020 Madam as a loaner for a few days and really liked it. A dealer here has a lease with $10k down for less than $300 a month. Quite tempting!

Yours sounds a lot more fun than the base model, congratulations!
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By RED HORSE
#26391
Cayenne and Macan transfer case problems are widely known. Porsche has stepped up and extended the warranty on the units affected. I received notification of my extended warranty earlier this week.
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By fpena944
#26441
RED HORSE wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:30 pm Cayenne and Macan transfer case problems are widely known. Porsche has stepped up and extended the warranty on the units affected. I received notification of my extended warranty earlier this week.
Glad they're being proactive instead of waiting to be sued like the M96 IMS issue.

They also issued a recall for the camshaft bolts too and I had that fixed free even thought my CTT had over 100k miles at the time.
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