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    Thread: New 2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS Revealed, Makes 420HP

    1. Senior Member FlashRedGLS1.8T's Avatar
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      04-10-2012 01:37 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by jason_kendall View Post
      looks asian
      I don't get that, at all.

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      04-10-2012 01:41 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by jason_kendall View Post
      Looks asian

    3. 04-10-2012 01:44 PM #28
      Owned both Pepper & Touareg, and have seat time in the new JGC. Only in TCL is the JGC > Cayenne

    4. 04-10-2012 01:45 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by venom600 View Post
      I'm sure it's overall much faster and better than the last model, but I'll miss that the last one came with a 6MT.
      Why? Because you were ever going to buy one?
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      04-10-2012 01:53 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by PassSedanGLX View Post
      Porsches are not the sedate, classy Euro-luxury machines people would like to think they are. There have been tacky Porsches for almost as long as there have been Porsches.

      It doesn't look Asian. It just looks like a Porsche.




      Exactly, Porsche has never done subtle. I don't care for the tail of the new Cayenne GTS, but the rest is pretty sweet for an SUV. The Cayenne can move in scary ways for such a tall vehicle...
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      04-10-2012 01:55 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by BattleRabbit View Post
      Porsche has never done subtle.
      QFT.


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      04-10-2012 01:59 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      Why? Because you were ever going to buy one?
      STFU.

      If people only commented on cars they intended on buying this would be a very desolate place.

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      04-10-2012 01:59 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      Why? Because you were ever going to buy one?
      Why is that such a ludicrous proposition? Having driven the last gen GTS w/ 6MT it would be at the top of my list should I a) have a need for a SUV & b) have the money for it.

    9. 04-10-2012 02:20 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      STFU.

      If people only commented on cars they intended on buying this would be a very desolate place.
      It's just another one of those pointless comments such as "bring the Fiat 500 and I'll buy it instantly," or "how can the M5 be offered without a stick shift??!>!"



      Quote Originally Posted by IgorRGTI View Post
      Why is that such a ludicrous proposition? Having driven the last gen GTS w/ 6MT it would be at the top of my list should I a) have a need for a SUV & b) have the money for it.
      I wasn't quoting you so not quite sure where you got the idea I was speaking to you...Also, it's definitely not ludicrous..... much the same as me saying I'm going to buy a Boeing BBJ should I a) have a need for a corporate jet & b) have the money for it.
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      04-10-2012 02:42 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      Why? Because you were ever going to buy one?
      Hey, I'm the first to admit that my opinion doesn't matter since I'm not a likely buyer, but I loved the idea that a high performance SUV could be had with a 6MT. To this day, if I had $50k to spend on one, the last gen GTS with a 6MT would be it.

    11. 04-10-2012 02:45 PM #36
      the old gens look much better... this looks like some asian cross over

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      04-10-2012 02:47 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      It's just another one of those pointless comments such as "bring the Fiat 500 and I'll buy it instantly," or "how can the M5 be offered without a stick shift??!>!"





      I wasn't quoting you so not quite sure where you got the idea I was speaking to you...Also, it's definitely not ludicrous..... much the same as me saying I'm going to buy a Boeing BBJ should I a) have a need for a corporate jet & b) have the money for it.
      I'm not saying you're quoting me. But, you can find a 6MT GTS in the $30-40k range, so how is it a pointless comment?

      $30-40k is affordable for a lot of people.

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      04-10-2012 02:50 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by IgorRGTI View Post
      I'm not saying you're quoting me. But, you can find a 6MT GTS in the $30-40k range, so how is it a pointless comment?

      $30-40k is affordable for a lot of people.
      If they're not bought new first, there can be no used ones later, for what it's worth.

    14. 04-10-2012 02:51 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by IgorRGTI View Post
      I'm not saying you're quoting me. But, you can find a 6MT GTS in the $30-40k range, so how is it a pointless comment?

      $30-40k is affordable for a lot of people.
      I was quoting 2 different posts and made 2 separate statements. Every time you reply to me you reply to something that wasn't directed to you. This is getting frustrating, so just enjoy the rest of the thread.
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      04-10-2012 02:55 PM #40
      Son, am disappoint. Definitely prefer the looks and style of the old Cayenne GTS.

      YMMV.

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      04-10-2012 02:55 PM #41
      Screw that fat ass, yuppy, bastardization, that, it's not a real Porshe:

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      04-10-2012 02:58 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      I was quoting 2 different posts and made 2 separate statements. Every time you reply to me you reply to something that wasn't directed to you. This is getting frustrating, so just enjoy the rest of the thread.
      So what if it wasn't directed at me, why can't I reply to or question your statement?

    18. 04-10-2012 03:00 PM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by IgorRGTI View Post
      So what if it wasn't directed at me, why can't I reply to or question your statement?
      Because you're NOT replying to the statements directed at YOU in addition to the ones that are directed at others...are you understanding how that can be frustrating?
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      04-10-2012 03:08 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      Because you're NOT replying to the statements directed at YOU in addition to the ones that are directed at others...are you understanding how that can be frustrating?
      Why are you getting so frustrated with me?

    20. 04-10-2012 03:38 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Why are you getting so frustrated with me?
      What you did there....I see it
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      04-10-2012 03:55 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Why are you getting so frustrated with me?
      I'm not, I don't know what you're talking about....

    22. 04-10-2012 04:33 PM #47
      the tails have that sad, old, alero look to them.

      otherwise, meh, its an suv. looks ok.
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      04-10-2012 04:34 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by Inspector Detector View Post
      Screw that fat ass, yuppy, bastardization, that, it's not a real Porshe:
      Excuse me, as the owner of a "real" Porsche(albiet a broken one), let me explain to you a little something about Porsche.

      What Porsche does best is take something that ought not work, and make it work insanely well. The 356, especially the Pre-A cars, was heavily related to the Beetle. The beetle was not a car with sporting intentions. It made very little power, and the handling could be a bit spooky. Nonetheless, Porsche took the basic idea of it and made a sports car, and a very good one at that. 356s often get classed into higher displacement classes for vintage racing because they simply go and change direction better than they ought to. The 911 took the 356 idea and turned it to 11, then 12(911 RS), then 15(930), then 27(997 GT2 RS).

      Fast forward to the early 2000s, and Porsche is looking to expand their product line. They add an SUV, but they wanted one that could do everything. The Cayenne can be used offroad, and it(for a stock unibody SUV, and not so much the GTS) is very capable. As it happens though, it also goes like the clappers. It is a format that shouldn't work, but with the GTS Porsche took something that shouldn't do what a sport sedan can do, and made it do that anyways. It's Porsche being Porsche just as they always have been. Just because it is an SUV and you don't like SUVs, that doesn't make it not a Porsche.

      I hate to tell you, but there are people out there who hate track-day-loving, back-roads-hooning, sports car lovers as much as you hate tall "yuppie mobiles." Porsche has always made Porsches, and will for the foreseeable future. The Cayenne is a real Porsche, and I'm happy that it exists. May it rip about with alacrity on all surfaces until people stop buying them.
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      04-10-2012 04:53 PM #49
      So no more manual transmission for the GTS?

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      04-10-2012 05:00 PM #50
      I get that it's hypocritical to criticize an SUV driver for driving on the road rather then driving it off road, because Ferrari owners don't drive their 458 at 180mph everywhere either.

      However.... when you take said SUV and give it the sports car treatment to me that's like taking a 458 and puting it on 26" off road tires and a 12" lift kit to make it amazing off road.

      It's just a bit weird.

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