Auto123 decides what 10 things you really want to know about the 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe.
Let's go back to the beginning and recall that in the eyes of many, at launch in 2003 the Porsche Cayenne was not widely considered to have a very bright future ahead of it. The brand's purists were upset to see an SUV arrive, let’s say, and so followed much pooh-poohing and tut-tutting. However, the quality of the product offered helped to gradually make the Cayenne an established member in good standing of the Porsche roster. Of course, the growing craze for SUVs has also helped its cause in the years since its introduction.
Thirteen years later, the Cayenne sells, and sells very well - like luxury hotcakes in fact. So much so that since last year, the Cayenne has also been available in a Coupe version. Now, coupe SUVs are in vogue and many of the automakers have been at it, curving down and stretching out the rooflines of their SUV models, with a mixed bag of results. Since 2019, the Cayenne itself has received a mild update, and Porsche used the occasion to introduce the Coupe version; we have to say it’s near the top of that mixed bag.
Sure, Porsche isn't inventing anything here, it’s merely joining a party in progress (peopled by BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, with their X6, GLE and Q8 respectively). But while it earns no points for innovation, the German automaker does have the advantage of starting from an SUV model that’s proven itself as one of the best of its kind.