2014 Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

2014 Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Porsche is offering a special edition Cayenne series called the Platinum Edition. Based on the Cayenne and Cayenne Diesel models, the Platinum Editions offer many of the most-requested options as standard. Externally, the special status of these models is demonstrated by the exterior detail accents in Platinum Silver Metallic, with an exclusive two-tone standard interior in Black Luxor Beige. The two new Platinum Edition models are on sale now and will be available in the U.S. starting January 2014. Continue reading 2014 Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Powerful, Efficient and Wonderfully Open – the New 911 Turbo Cabriolet Models

911 Turbo Cabriolet

Porsche is adding two new models to the 911 range: the 911 Turbo Cabriolet and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet. These new models combine the dynamic range of the new 911 Turbo models with the driving pleasure offered by an open-top sports car. 50 years after the 911 made its debut, and coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the 911 Turbo, the open-top versions of the 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S are make their global debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show on November 20, 2013. By adding the two new 911 Turbo models into the mix, Porsche is doubling its offering of the top-of-the-range models to four versions. Continue reading Powerful, Efficient and Wonderfully Open – the New 911 Turbo Cabriolet Models

Due to Loose Headlight Assemblies Porsche Recalls 20,000 Cayennes

Porsche is recalling almost 20,300 of its Cayenne S.U.V.’s because their headlight assemblies may come loose from the fender, posing a safety hazard. The action covers the 2011-12 Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne S Hybrid and Cayenne Turbo.

In a letter dated Feb. 15 and posted to the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday, Porsche told the agency that the headlight assembly was designed as a slide-in module that typically would be secured to the fender with a twist-lock mechanism.

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The Bengal Spice Edition

In which we bring you motoring news from around the Web:

• Though Porsche had referred internally to its coming compact crossover as the Cajun, the German automaker announced Thursday that the baby Cayenne would be called the Macan, Indonesian for “tiger.” Porsche is expanding its plant in Leipzig, Germany, to accommodate the Macan, which is scheduled to enter production there in 2013. The automaker did not announce a timetable for the vehicle’s formal debut. (Porsche)

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