All-new baby SUV confirmed by Porsche; firm wants "sporty" model to bring younger buyers to brand

Porsche has finally confirmed plans to build its long-rumoured new baby SUV, known as Cajun.

The Porsche Cajun will be based on the Audi Q5 and is set to be launched by 2014. It is one of the key models in Porsche's expansion plans, with the firm looking to double annual sales in the medium term to 150,000 units.

In an official statement, Porsche said its supervisory board had now instructed its board of management to pursue the Cajun project and the firm would develop an "efficient and sporty model" that will "have a very positive impact with its typical Porsche features such as light weight, ease of handling and agility".

The statement continued: "As an attractive entry model in the Porsche world, the "Cajun" will attract new and even younger customers to the brand along with the Boxster."

No further details have been released by Porsche.

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29 November 2010

That is incredibly clever, how the designers have managed to capture the pig ugly looks of the cajuns big brother into a smaller and more cohesive package. Those crafty Germans have done it again, well done boys!

29 November 2010

[quote Autocar]The Porsche Cajun is set to be launched by 2014.[/quote]At last! And it will fit into my short-arsed garage. But 2014 means two more years with current three-door SUV. Still, it has low mileage. (The sketches show a handsome vehicle not a Mini-Me.)

29 November 2010

[quote Los Angeles]2014 means two more years [/quote]Awe, hell! Where's my reading glasses? I'm crushed.

29 November 2010

Is it any wonder the VW Group are so cash rich !! Porsche and Audi use one front end design across their whole range.Ingenious!!!!!

30 November 2010

Flash Harry wrote the following post at Nov 29, 2010 10:56 PM:

Is it any wonder the VW Group are so cash rich !! Porsche and Audi use one front end design across their whole range.Ingenious!!!!!


And VW too . Skoda do also but they do have some a bit different like the Yeti but otherewise most off the fronts off the Skods,s look very similar and the same with Seat too .

30 November 2010

But will it come with the turbo V8? That's all that matters surely?

30 November 2010

...no, but a nifty 2.0TDi apparently

30 November 2010

Why can't all you self-appointed experts spot that the picture is of a Cayenne, not a new model?

30 November 2010

"An attractive new model at a lower price in Porsche's range", nice to see someone has got a sense of humor at Porsche.

30 November 2010

the vw photocopier must be in overdrive.

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