Big news for the 2009 Porsche Cayenne line is the return of the Turbo S after a brief layoff. The Turbo S is the new top performer in the Cayenne range, with 550 horsepower and 553 ft-lb of torque from a 4.8L twin-turbocharged V8. The Turbo S rides on 21-inch alloy wheels and features improved engine mapping, as well as special air intake and exhaust system. Completing the package are ceramic composite brakes. The Turbo S can get from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds, with a top speed of 174 mph. The Turbo S starts at $123,600.
Seating comfort; ample cargo space; tremendous performance; nimble handling
The 2009 Porsche Cayenne appeals to people who want a nimble, high-performance SUV that features the kind of driving experience expected of Porsche, combined with the ability to tow a trailer or take on rough terrain.
Select a 2009 Porsche Cayenne trim level
Utility 4D AWD (V6)
Utility 4D GTS 4WD (V8)
Utility 4D S AWD (V8)
Utility 4D Turbo AWD (V8)
Utility 4D Turbo S 4WD (V8)