Sketches of the Porsche SUV released by third parties before the first generation of the Cayenne was introduced tried to brings us a 911 face with a meatier body and Porsche did use these influences for the design of the first model. However, the vehicle has now grown up, which means that it has received its own distinctive styling, one that, if you ask us, inspires efficiency, one of the carmaker’s core values.
The Cayenne is a master of deceit, but when all the tricks played on you turn out to actually be in your benefit, you can only be happy. Even though the vehicle has grown in size compared to the previous generation it looks smaller. You know how many people criticize Porsche designers for keeping the 911’s shape virtually unchanged for 50 years?
Well, the Cayenne is the best example that this is not true. In the process, which included inspiring from its own classic styling cues, Porsche also made the new generation lighter, a pretty difficult task, if we consider the fact that the carmaker has always had strict efficiency standards.
The vehicle comes with more rounded details, but isn’t exactly consistent in terms of design. To be more specific, both the front and the profile manage to please most eyes, while the rear isn’t as expressive as it could be.
The only part of the back that manages to impress is the integrated spoiler, which we could spend paragraphs talking about, thanks to its complex shape. Somehow the concave-convex shape play of the spoiler resonates with similar curves that can be found in the car’s cabin
Hold on, Sir May B. Bach would like to say something...
I’m actually glad you brought the Cayenne back to the headlines, as I was willing to talk to you on this matter. You see, this car has evolved so much that I’ve arranged for it to receive an... ahem... dedicated motorsport series. Yes, since Porsche is the most motorsport-addicted carmaker in the world, I figured the Cayenne needs its own series, so that it can receive even more dynamic abilities.
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