Latest Porsche Cayenne S is bigger and more powerful, but remains a joy to drive

The Porsche Cayenne SUV performs and sounds like a sports car.
The Porsche Cayenne SUV performs and sounds like a sports car.PHOTO: DAVID TING

The latest Porsche Cayenne S is bigger and more powerful than before, but remains a hoot to drive

If you have ever wondered how a carmaker can claim that its sport utility vehicle is "like a sports car", then you should take the latest Porsche Cayenne for a spin.

Or better yet, take the more muscular Cayenne S, the current "middle child" in the line-up, which also features the Cayenne E-Hybrid and Cayenne Turbo variants.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2018, with the headline 'Bolder, spicier pepper'. Print Edition | Subscribe