BIRMINGHAM, AL – Showing up here to drive Porsche AG’s all-new Cayenne, I’m thoroughly prepared to hate it. For the past year, the preferred sport of automotive writers and Porsche faithful has been to trash the Cayenne as a sellout by the deified sportscar maker. Porsche Cayenne Politically correct automotive wisdom says, simply, Porsche has no business getting in the SUV business. Be careful, though, about labeling the ’03 Cayenne an SUV, because it’s certainly no truck – ...

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