STUTTGART – Few vehicles can claim as many novelties as Porsche AG's new Cayenne: It's all new, in a totally different segment to Porsche's sports cars and built in a new factory. And critically important to the success of the Porsche SUV is the totally new V-8. Heinz Neusser, director of powertrain development, says Porsche’s Weissach-based engineers looked at a number of different concepts before deciding in favor of the compact 4.5L DOHC V-8. Porsche says Cayenne’s all-new ...
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