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    First Test Drive--Cayenne S

    Our family drove the Cayenne S yesterday in Dallas. "First time the three of you have been in a Porsche together?" the salesman asked. Cute!

    The dealer had five or six base models--no air suspension, no PCM, base interior. $61K list price. This is what we drove.

    Interior layout is very nice, but the dash looked overly plastic-like. Not nearly as refined as a Range Rover. Acceleration was disappointing from stop--our SUV started out in second gear (perhaps the tiptronic was in a default mode). In no way did this seem like a hot SUV.

    Handling was superb, but there is no doubt but that this is an SUV, not a sports car. I'm looking forward to seeing the difference with the air suspension.

    Trunk space is excellent, though no spare tire seems odd. I was told there is no second battery in the tire well--Porsche seems to have fixed that problem.

    The dealer had a short, steep hill, and we ascended it easily: this is a new driving experience for a Porsche!

    I have a Cayenne Turbo on order--it will arrive next month. I hope it is a lot better than the S, for all and all, I found the S to be below my expectations. I don't think Porsche has moved the SUV state-of-art forward a heck of a lot in its base model.

    Important for future test drivers

    The default mode from standstil is for the Cayenne is second gear
    So next time switch to first gear by clicking on the tiptronic, Acceleration will be much better.

     
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