Sorry fans, but the possible successor to the Porsche 550 of the 1950’s is going to stay in the stable for quite a while longer. CEO Matthias Mueller of Porsche is waiting for the next generation of consumers to see if the sales numbers justify the release of such a vehicle and wont make their move until… Continue Reading...
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Porsche‘s hard at work on their new Cajun, a smaller sibling to its popular Cayenne SUV, based on Audi‘s Q5 platform. The Cajun mule was recently spotted out testing in Northern Sweden, revealing little about its design. What it does reveal is that Porsche plans to have a wider body than the Q5, noted by… Continue Reading...
Porsche is already diversifying its product portfolio, in addition to the new 911 and Panamera GTS and Hybrid models, it’s got a diesel Cayenne headed to US dealers next year, along with the Cajun “baby” crossover Continue Reading...
Porsche broke ground on an expansion of its Leipzig, Germany factory, that will produce its upcoming Cajun crossover, a smaller model expected to slot below the popular Cayenne SUV. The $500 million investment will add 1,000 new jobs at the plant, which already produces the Panamera sedan and the Cayenne. The Cajun will ride on… Continue Reading...
The Porsche Cajun baby SUV is coming and according to a new report a 2-door version will likely follow. Expected to arrive initially as a four-door, built on the same platform as the Audi Q5, Porsche may look to bring to market an even sportier coupe-styled model to compete with vehicles like the Range Rover… Continue Reading...
Designed for installation in Porsche’s new baby SUV, the Cajun, said diesel is a potent piece, churning out 309 hp and a staggering 479 lb-ft of torque in Euro trim. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen‘s Spanish subsidiary SEAT is preparing to take on the task of assembling Audi‘s Q3 compact crossover, at their plant outside of Barcelona. The move comes as a bit of a quid pro quo for Audi, since SEAT’s Exeo flagship is a re-badged Audi A4, and with SEAT’s flagging sales presenting an issue for Volkswagen’s… Continue Reading...
Porsche has confirmed the Cajun compact crossover will head into production, hitting the market in 2013. The news comes as part of an announcement by the German automaker that it has selected its Leipzig plant to assemble the new vehicle alongside the Cayenne and Panamera. Also of note, Porsche uses the ‘Cajun’ name in its… Continue Reading...
The Porsche Cayenne was built to save the German sports car maker, selling in high volume and at high profits. Now a rumored smaller SUV, known as the Cajun, is likely to repeat it’s big brother’s successes. Porsche has approved plans to bring this new model to market, based on the Audi Q5 platform and… Continue Reading...
With Porsche sales having recovered on par with pre-recession levels in the United States, Porsche’s CEO Matthias Mueller said that the brand is looking at adding production facilities in the United States or China so that the brand can meet its target of 200,000 sales by 2018. “We will consider this year whether to start… Continue Reading...
Porsche‘s supervisory board has given the go-ahead for a new “efficient and sporty model” to be dubbed “Cajun”. Referencing the Cayenne (seen above), the official Porsche news release dubbed the Cajun as an “entry-level” model, similar to the Boxster in terms of positioning, and stressed that the vehicle will be light weight and agile. No… Continue Reading...
Rumors of a baby Cayenne have been around for several years now and have always been realistic, with the certainty that the new model could ride on the same platform that underpins the current Audi Q5. Rumored to be called the Cajun, we’re now hearing initial rumors of its powerplant. According to a report by… Continue Reading...
Porsche employees are now banned from going on Facebook for fear of corporate espionage. A Bloomberg report states that Porsche brass are worried that foreign intelligence services are intercepting messages sent via Facebook. Sites such as Ebay were also banned at company computers. The Bloomberg report was sparse on information, but spying by foreign governments… Continue Reading...
In a recent interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn not only gave credibility to reports that Porsche is planning a new smaller SUV model; he even hinted at the name. Commenting that the new model would be used to increase Porsche’s sales numbers, Winterkorn used the name Cajun to describe the… Continue Reading...