You could argue that if not for the Cayenne SUV and its little brother the Macan, Porsche (POAHY) would be in a really rough spot financially.
Hard-core Porsche fans will never like these brutish ‘utes, but even they can’t deny the financial independence it gave the German automaker. And let’s not forget that nearly 20 years after its debut, the Cayenne truly is part of the Porsche bloodline.
The Cayenne and Macan are Porsche’s top selling vehicles, so any updates, changes and accompanying feedback are watched closely by both us in the media and the execs back in Stuttgart.
Starting in the 2019 model year, the Cayenne is all new, now in its third generation. The car looks leaner, the engine’s more powerful, and its more efficient. Porsche dropped off the latest Cayenne S for Yahoo Finance to test.