Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
3 minute read
20 Nov 2020
8:46 am

V8 perfect recipe to spice up Porsche Cayenne GTS

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Intoxicating exhaust notes add a bit of mongrel to a sophisticated ride.

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Porsche has added some spice to its Cayenne line-up - no pun intended – in the form of two GTS derivatives. The Gran Turismo Sport moniker, which first appeared on the 1963 904 Carerra GTS, slots in between the Cayenne S and Turbo in Porsche’s mid-size SUV line-up. With the price difference between the Cayenne S and Turbo being R870 000 in both normal and Coupe guise, the GTS fills this gap as a very attractive offering. The biggest drawcard of the sporty GTS is the return of the V8 engine. After featuring a 4.8-litre naturally aspirated V8 powerplant in...