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Porsche's 383 kW 4x4 blasts in

2006-02-20 10:13

Cayenne Turbo S is one of hottest SUVs

Porsche's new Cayenne Turbo S features a suped-up version of the Cayenne Turbo's 4.5-litre twin turbo V8.

Maximum power is a potent 383 kW at 5 500 r/min while torque is a whopping 720 Nm between 2 750 and 3 750 r/min. That is 100 Nm more than on the standard Cayenne Turbo.

Power is transferred to the wheels via a six-speed Tiptronic S gearbox.

This super 4x4 rockets from 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds and top speed is 270 km/h.

Porsche also modified the Cayenne's all-round independent suspension to and enhanced the vehicle's brakes to cope with the added power.

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