The Truth About Cars » Cayenne http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Cayenne http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Porsche Cancels Sale of Cayenne Diesel; Audi Pulls Diesel Cars From Site http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-cancels-sale-cayenne-diesel-audi-pulls-diesel-cars-site/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-cancels-sale-cayenne-diesel-audi-pulls-diesel-cars-site/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:30:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211745 Porsche announced Wednesday that it would stop selling its Cayenne Diesel model after regulators announced those cars were allegedly installed with an illegal “cheat device” to fool emissions tests. Audi removed all diesels vehicles from their online configurator, even though the Q7 diesel was not mentioned by the Environmental Protection Agency has having a “defeat device” […]

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Porsche announced Wednesday that it would stop selling its Cayenne Diesel model after regulators announced those cars were allegedly installed with an illegal “cheat device” to fool emissions tests. Audi removed all diesels vehicles from their online configurator, even though the Q7 diesel was not mentioned by the Environmental Protection Agency has having a “defeat device” […]

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BREAKING: EPA Expands Emissions Investigation to Volkswagen 3.0-Liter V6 Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-epa-expands-emissions-investigation-to-volkswagen-3-0-liter-v6-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-epa-expands-emissions-investigation-to-volkswagen-3-0-liter-v6-diesels/#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1177666 Until now, the EPA’s investigation into NOx emissions has centered around Volkswagen’s four-cylinder diesel engines equipped in the Jetta, Golf, Golf/Jetta SportWagen, Beetle Coupe/Convertible, Passat and Audi A3. The EPA is now investigating the larger 3.0-liter diesel, used by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche, to see if it is compliant or affected by the same “defeat […]

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Until now, the EPA’s investigation into NOx emissions has centered around Volkswagen’s four-cylinder diesel engines equipped in the Jetta, Golf, Golf/Jetta SportWagen, Beetle Coupe/Convertible, Passat and Audi A3. The EPA is now investigating the larger 3.0-liter diesel, used by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche, to see if it is compliant or affected by the same “defeat […]

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Avoidable Contact: Cayenne won’t help ya, Cayenne won’t do you no good. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/avoidable-contact-cayenne-wont-help-ya-cayenne-wont-do-you-no-good/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/avoidable-contact-cayenne-wont-help-ya-cayenne-wont-do-you-no-good/#comments Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:30:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=665202 “When,” I asked her, “did you realize that you, were, well, you know, an actual prostitute?” “Well,” she said, rubbing her cigarette out in the waffle-patterned wrought-iron table, shielding her eyes against the sun as it set in the distance, “I’d been dancing for a while, and there was kind of a grey area there, […]

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“When,” I asked her, “did you realize that you, were, well, you know, an actual prostitute?” “Well,” she said, rubbing her cigarette out in the waffle-patterned wrought-iron table, shielding her eyes against the sun as it set in the distance, “I’d been dancing for a while, and there was kind of a grey area there, […]

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Review: 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/review-2013-porsche-cayenne-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/review-2013-porsche-cayenne-diesel/#comments Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:18:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493202 Heresy can be fun. Certainly it is so for an Irishman, what with Behan’s, “wonderful lack of respect for everything and everyone.” And so, it has to be said, I’ve developed a certain fondness for Porsche’s big fat trucks and sedans precisely because they get up the nose of the purists – folks who think […]

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Heresy can be fun. Certainly it is so for an Irishman, what with Behan’s, “wonderful lack of respect for everything and everyone.” And so, it has to be said, I’ve developed a certain fondness for Porsche’s big fat trucks and sedans precisely because they get up the nose of the purists – folks who think […]

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Review: 2011 Porsche Cayenne S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/review-2011-porsche-cayenne-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/review-2011-porsche-cayenne-s/#comments Fri, 21 Oct 2011 19:19:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415446 Strongly feel that Porsche should stick to sports cars? Personally, I’m willing to cut Zuffenhausen a little slack. Sports car sales, with their boom-and-bust cycles, don’t provide a sound foundation for corporate financial health. A more reasonable test: does Porsche’s entry look and drive unlike any other, in a manner consistent with the marque? Though […]

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Strongly feel that Porsche should stick to sports cars? Personally, I’m willing to cut Zuffenhausen a little slack. Sports car sales, with their boom-and-bust cycles, don’t provide a sound foundation for corporate financial health. A more reasonable test: does Porsche’s entry look and drive unlike any other, in a manner consistent with the marque? Though […]

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The Next Cayenne Will Be An Audi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/the-next-cayenne-will-be-an-audi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/the-next-cayenne-will-be-an-audi/#comments Thu, 09 Dec 2010 17:32:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=376406 Audi will be developing all future larger SUVs offered by the many Volkswagen brands: The Porsche Cayenne, the Volkswagen Touareg, the Audi Q7 and whatever other larger 4x4s the other brands might offer (fat chance.) Audi was just handed the “Entwicklungshoheit” (design supremacy) for the brutes. Heretofore, they were designed by Porsche.  Don’t cry Porsche, […]

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Audi will be developing all future larger SUVs offered by the many Volkswagen brands: The Porsche Cayenne, the Volkswagen Touareg, the Audi Q7 and whatever other larger 4x4s the other brands might offer (fat chance.) Audi was just handed the “Entwicklungshoheit” (design supremacy) for the brutes. Heretofore, they were designed by Porsche.  Don’t cry Porsche, […]

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Winterkorn: No 13th Brand For VW http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/winterkorn-no-13th-brand-for-vw/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/winterkorn-no-13th-brand-for-vw/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2009 18:05:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339701 VW CEO  Martin Winterkorn is a superstitious man. He doesn’t want to add a 13th brand to his (or rather Piech’s) large collection. (Coincidentally, 12 is the number of Piech’s children. More or less. Nobody is quite sure,) “There are some who knock on our door. Some really want to come under our roof as […]

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VW CEO  Martin Winterkorn is a superstitious man. He doesn’t want to add a 13th brand to his (or rather Piech’s) large collection. (Coincidentally, 12 is the number of Piech’s children. More or less. Nobody is quite sure,) “There are some who knock on our door. Some really want to come under our roof as […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Staying Current Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-staying-current-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-staying-current-edition/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:14:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338840 Yes, the world is officially crazy enough for Siemens and Ruf to consider building an electric Cayenne. Er, excuse me, eRuf Stormster. Range is about 110 miles, but the top speed is only 92 mph, presumably to prevent unseemly snickering at the prospect of running out of power after an hour of spirited driving. Let’s […]

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Yes, the world is officially crazy enough for Siemens and Ruf to consider building an electric Cayenne. Er, excuse me, eRuf Stormster. Range is about 110 miles, but the top speed is only 92 mph, presumably to prevent unseemly snickering at the prospect of running out of power after an hour of spirited driving. Let’s […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Scoville Scale Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-scoville-scale-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-scoville-scale-edition/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:58:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338427 The next-gen Cayenne gets caught without camo by Autoexpress. So, on a scale of zero to 16 million, just how spicy is the new peppery Porsche? Our equipment is rating it somewhere between “Pimento” and “Poblano.”

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The next-gen Cayenne gets caught without camo by Autoexpress. So, on a scale of zero to 16 million, just how spicy is the new peppery Porsche? Our equipment is rating it somewhere between “Pimento” and “Poblano.”

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Sign Of The Unrepentant Times Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-sign-of-the-unrepentant-times-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-sign-of-the-unrepentant-times-edition/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:38:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337711 According to Jalopnik, this license plate belongs to Morgan Stanley Vice-Chairman Rob Kindler, who apparently thought this kind of joke is funny. Too bad he missed bonus points by failing to put the plate on an Escalade.

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According to Jalopnik, this license plate belongs to Morgan Stanley Vice-Chairman Rob Kindler, who apparently thought this kind of joke is funny. Too bad he missed bonus points by failing to put the plate on an Escalade.

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