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MAY-JUN 2019

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Since its introduction in 2002, the Porsche Cayenne has been delivered to more than 864,000 customers around the globe. In an effort to keep pace with other major players in the realm of luxury SUVs, and to remain appealing to the next generation of luxury car buyers, Porsche has extended its Cayenne model line by releasing a new coupe body style. Remarking on the characteristics that define the younger target audience, Detlev von Platen, Member of the Executive Board for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG, said, "ese groups value exclusivity and an expressive lifestyle, and have a ver y performance- oriented mentality." Recalling the silhouette of a Porsche 911, the Cayenne Coupe has a steep roofline that falls away to the rear and creates a dynamic and robust exterior. is aesthetic is further substantiated by redesigned rear doors and quarter panels, and a license plate bracket incorporated into the bumper. e current Cayenne Turbo was the first SUV to feature an adaptive roof spoiler, and the Cayenne Coupe features both a roof spoiler and an adaptive rear spoiler as part of Porsche Active Aerodynamics. At speeds above 56mph, the adaptive rear spoiler extends by 5.3-inches to increase downforce to the rear axle to improve cornering and grip. QUITE A COUPE Porsche adds a new member to the Cayenne family Written by Andre James Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, during the world premiere of the Cayenne Coupe 62

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