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Porsche Cayenne SUV gets complete makeover for 2019

German automaker Porsche is giving the third generation of its popular flagship SUV, the Cayenne, a complete makeover for 2019, according to Business Insider. 

The standard Cayenne will get a 340 horsepower, 3.0 liter, turbocharged V6 engine. Those who opt for Cayenne S will find a 440 horsepower 2.9 liter, twin-turbo V6 under the hood. All Cayennes get a new eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission designed for to deliver quicker and smoother shifts both on and off the road. The company's Porsche Traction Management all-wheel-drive system is also standard across all Cayenne variants.

Here's the full article from Business Insider:

At the 2002 Paris Motor Show, Porsche, a company famous for its iconic sports cars, shocked the world with the Cayenne SUV.

After all, how could the company that gave the 550, the 356, and the 911 build an SUV? 

Especially one that was generally considered, for lack of a better word, ugly. 

In spite of its controversial styling, the first generation Cayenne would go on to become a highly successful addition to Porsche's lineup.

Fifteen years later, the second generation Cayenne along with the smaller Macan SUV now account for half of Porsche's global sales.

On Tuesday, Porsche unveiled an all-new third generation Cayenne SUV at a ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany. The new 2019 Cayenne is expected to arrive in US dealerships sometime in the middle of next year. In addition, it will serve as the replacement for the outgoing second generation model that debuted in 2010.

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