Let’s face it, Porsches have always looked good in ticket-me-red. But with the launch of the German maker’s first gas-electric model, the 2011 Cayenne Hybrid, Porsche could look better in green.
The Porsche Cayenne, the venerable German company’s first SUV, generated huge amounts of cash, became the company’s best-selling product, and enabled the company to expand safely into new territory with more 911 and Boxster variants, the Cayman sports car and the Panamera luxury sedan. The Cayenne is the company’s best-selling model ever, with 282,000 sold so far.
For model year 2011, Porsche has made significant changes to the big sport-utility vehicle, and also expanded the still-new Panamera product line to include a V6-powered version for those customers who don’t want or need a V8 or a turbocharged V8 to make them happy.