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    Re: USA Today review

    I noticed he said:

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    The 4.5-liter V-8, it must be noted, was a bit disappointing. Porsche claims it delivers full torque at the low engine speed of 2,500 rpm, but it did not drive that way in suburban squirt-and-stop traffic. The engine didn't really deliver until about 4,000 rpm, an unlikely speed in routine shuttling unless a driver manually holds the six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission in a lower gear. Porsche drivers might. But the newcomers that Porsche hopes to attract might not like to drive that way



    I guess he was driving it in the 2nd gear which is the default. If he had switched the tips to the first gear he would have noticed the difference big time.

    Re: USA Today review

    I agree. I drove an S last weekend and thought the acceleration was great. I did agree with the point about credibility:
    Quote:
    In typical over-the-top Porsche fashion, Cayenne hardware seems designed for uncharted, log- and boulder-strewn wilds, nevermind that most SUVs spend little or no time really bashing around. "It's a matter of credibility," says Cayenne project manager Chris Gilman. "We didn't want to accept a vehicle with limited off-road capabilities."


     
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