In the Cayenne, it all starts with the active safety. In spite of placing its focus on the rear axle, the four-wheel drive system works with the Porsche Active Suspension Management and the Porsche Stability Management to make sure that the car follows the driver’s orders. Since we’re here we’ll also mention that the electronic nannies can be nicely deactivated in the typical Porsche fashion – you push the button, without any 60-second drama and you’re free t let the tail out.
Systems such as the adaptive cruise control and the lane departure warning, as well as the blind spot monitoring come as an extension of your five senses – the last one is really necessary, as the rear view mirrors aren’t too generous.
Thus, the Cayenne will do its best to keep you away from touching anything but the surface of the road, but if you do fail to keep control of this potent robot, you’ll have to rely on an army of 10 airbags. The vehicle hasn’t been tested by the Euro NCAP, so we’ll only have to rely on this data, with one strong argument that should offer peace of mind being the German’s engineers determination to play with torsional rigidity, with the cross members and torsion beams being like a puzzle that’s easy to solve for them.
Thanks to its dynamic abilities, the Cayenne feels like one of the most DDDD SUVs to drive, so you’ll only have to worry about the human part of this equation.
However, this car does come with an asset that can turn to a drawback –One of the conclusions
you get after driving the Cayenne is that it isolates you from the exterior world in a way that few vehicles can and while it does communicate with the driver very well, the sensation of speed is almost unperceivable, which means that, even in this Diesel version, you’ll be going way over the speed limit without noticing.Continue reading