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Whether you choose a base model with a top speed of 142 mph, the GTS that pumps out 440 horsepower, or the ultimate Turbo S that shoots from 0 to 60 mph in a rocket-like 3.8 seconds, the Porsche Cayenne is sure to satisfy the driving enthusiast who needs a larger vehicle. The Porsche Cayenne, available now for a test drive at Porsche of Tucson, is the answer for people who hate to give up their sports car but need the extra room for kids, dogs and sporting equipment.

Cayenne Offers AWD Sophistication

Even the base Cayenne comes with Porsche’s all-wheel drive (AWD) system that delivers complete control in even the toughest driving circumstances. Starting at just a tick more than $60,000, The Cayenne comes with a 3.6L V6 engine that’s paired with an 8-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission. Equipped with a start/stop function, the Cayenne engine will automatically shut off when you’re at a stop light, only to seamlessly start up again when you step on the gas. This superbly athletic vehicle is at home whether you’re cruising down the freeway or challenging a lonesome mountain road. A Sport driving mode button increases the performance and handling when you want to sow some wild oats.

Cayenne S Delivers More Power

Choose the Porsche Cayenne S and you get the same basic engine, but it’s fine tuned to deliver 420 horsepower for a top track speed of 161 mph. Also with AWD, the Cayenne S includes air suspension with the Porsche Active Suspension Management System, a self-leveling feature that allows you to control the ride height. Six-piston fixed caliper brakes on the front and four-piston brakes on the rear provide supreme stopping power. The Porsche GTS adds a bit more horsepower for a faster 0 to 60 mph time, but for the most powerful Cayenne you need to pick the 570-horsepower Cayenne Turbo S. Priced at a healthy $161,600, this Cayenne model is for the driver who really wants to test the limits of their ability. With a 3.8 second time going from 0 to 60, the Cayenne Turbo S boasts a 4.8L V8 engine with the quick response of a typical sports car.

Go Eco-friendly with Cayenne S E-Hybrid

For those who want the sophistication and driving experience of a Porsche without the need for break-neck speed, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid delivers an environmentally-friendly solution with still plenty of pop. The combination of gas and electric motors still produces 416 horsepower, enough to go from 0-60 in a smile inducing 5.4 seconds. With an estimated fuel consumption of 47 MPGe, this model proves you can still get your kicks while saving the planet. See all the Cayenne models and pick the one that’s right for you when you take a test drive at Porsche of Tucson.

Buoyed by sales of the popular Macan SUV, Porsche continues to set sales records over the previous year. “For the twelfth consecutive month, we have topped previous-year results. This is an excellent outcome,” said Porsche North America CEO Klaus Zellmer. The Macan was responsible for 1,600 deliveries in July, an increase of nearly 72 percent from the previous year. The Macan is also the runaway leader in sales for the Porsche lineup for this year, with 12,238 deliveries. The larger Cayenne SUV is a distant second with 7,933 sales. See why the Macan is so popular by taking a test drive at Porsche of Tucson.

Macan Perfect Fit for Most Families

For people who need more room but are reluctant to give up the driving dynamics offered by a sports car, the Porsche Macan is a perfect fit. Choose the Macan S and you’ll get a 340 horsepower 3.0L twin-turbo V6 motor that can make the run from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds. The Macan GTS ups the horsepower to 360, while the Macan Turbo with a performance package is the fastest of all, reaching 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds thanks to a 440-horsepower motor. All the engines are mated to Porsche’s smooth-shifting PDK transmission, which takes advantage of all the power available in each range.

Enjoy a Cinematic Experience

Rear seat passengers can enjoy a real cinematic experience while the driver concentrates on straightening out curves thanks to the Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment Plus system. Two 10.1-inch high-resolution color touchscreens are mounted on the back of the front seats. They are both outfitted with a DVD drive, SD card slot, HDMI interface and two USB interfaces so each passenger can enjoy their own entertainment options. You can also use the Porsche Connect Plus module to establish an Internet connection, or just use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot to stay connected to the outside world. While the backseat passengers are watching movies, the driver and front passenger can enjoy the Sound Package Plus, which delivers 150 watts of quality concert sound.

Air Suspension Provides Quality Ride

Choose the optional air suspension package and you can adjust your ride up to 15 millimeters lower than the standard Porsche Macan. The result is a great integration of a smooth ride and phenomenal handling. The ride is adjustable, allowing you to switch between Terrain Level, Low Level and Normal Level. It’s just another innovative technology that customers have come to expect from Porsche. Check it out for yourself when you test drive the new Macan at Porsche of Tucson.