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Making 420 hp from a naturally aspirated V8 engine, it’s a 20 hp increase over the Cayenne S. Other upgrades include bodywork borrowed from the Cayenne Turbo, plus fender flares, 20-inch wheels and a 20 mm lower suspension. Porsche claims that with the extra power plus new transmission shift settings for its eight-speed Tiptronic unit, the GTS can hit 60 mph in 5.4 seconds.
Inside the SUV gets special Alcantara sport seats and even a Sound Symposer that, “channels authentic engine intake sounds into the cabin.”
Available in two new exclusive colors, Peridot Metallic and Carmine Red, the GTS will go on sale in August for $82,050 plus a $975 delivery charge. Get a more extensive look at the all-new Cayenne GTS below.
GALLERY: 2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS
Porsche has just revealed its latest money-making machine, a high-performance GTS trim of its best-selling Cayenne SUV
Returning for the second-generation of the Cayenne, the GTS delivers high-performance but without the turbos, sporting a modified version of the Cayenne S’s 4.8-liter V8 engine, which now makes 420 hp. The 20 hp bump helps the big SUV shed two-tenths of a second in the sprint to 60 mph with a 5.4 second time using an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission with a custom final drive ratio.
Easily distinguishable by its gloss-black trim and bodywork borrowed from the Cayenne Turbo (including that gaping mouth), other items include 20-inch wheels, fender flares and black dual exhaust. Also helping the performance SUV to stand out is a 20 mm lower suspension and two unique colors, Peridot Metallic (shown) and Carmine Red.
Inside the GTS gets custom eight-way sport seats with Alcantara accents, while for the first tie the GTS gets a Sport Chrono package. Porsche is also introducing what it calls a Sound Symposer that, “channels authentic engine intake sounds into the cabin.”
The Cayenne GTS will hit dealers in August of this year, starting at $82,050 plus a $975 delivery charge.