- Two fun-looking modified Porsche Cayennes are up for public sale on Convey a Trailer this week.
- For racing followers, a 2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS with a Martini livery wrap appears greater than prepared to your social media feed.
- A modified 2008 Cayenne S appears extra prepared to your updates with a decrease public sale value.
First-generation Porsche Cayennes around the globe are having fun with an adventurous retirement from each day commuting as modified off-roaders from Dakar to your native desert-like space. In the event you’re searching for a technique to be a part of the motion with an already-modified 2008 or 2009 Cayenne, we discovered some choices over on the public sale website Convey a Trailer—which, like Automobile and Driver, is a part of Hearst Autos.
Up first is a 2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS that appears prefer it ought to be dashing alongside the dunes. It has been modified with 18-inch OZ racing-style wheels, an aftermarket air suspension, a tubular entrance bumper, a entrance skid plate, and a roof rack with restoration gear. Don’t purchase this one to mix in. It is also bought a multicolor vinyl wrap of the Martini livery over Crystal Silver Metallic paint, bi-xenon headlights, and a sunroof. The black leather-based inside makes use of Alcantara upholstery for the heated entrance seats. It additionally has navigation and a Bose encompass sound system.
The GTS Cayennes are an important place to begin making modifications, however the itemizing doesn’t element who made the modifications. The unique 4.8-liter V-8 engine, rated at 405 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque on the manufacturing facility, and a six-speed Tiptronic S computerized transmission stay. The Cayenne has all-wheel drive, a dual-range switch case, and a variable heart differential. There are 121,000 miles on the odometer. The public sale ends on Wednesday, Could 3, and the present bid is simply over $18,000.
A second modified Cayenne presently up for public sale is a 2008 Cayenne S, the trim stage under the GTS, in Sand White paint. Three inches of elevate come from a Eurowise equipment with Bilstein shock absorbers, and the automotive sits on 32-inch Falken tires (with out tire-pressure screens) with 18-inch Sparco Terra wheels. There are additionally bi-xenon headlights, a roof rack, a rear wiper, and a swing-away rear tire service.
The 4.8-liter V-8 and six-speed transmission ought to sound acquainted. The inside is roofed in Sand Beige leather-based and Gloss Mild wooden trim accents with heated entrance seats, navigation, and a Bose sound system.
This car has a number of issues, together with parking sensors and a windshield washer pump that don’t work. There are additionally some scuffs and blemishes on the outside. The entrance tires can rub the fender liners because of substantial front-end work. The odometer says the automotive has 121,000 miles, but it surely’s unclear how dependable that’s. This public sale ends on Thursday, Could 4, and is presently sitting at $7000.
In the event you’re extra into the DIY side of modifying a Cayenne for off-road use, a good variety of them are often accessible on BaT. You can see all Cayennes on the public sale website right here.
Sebastian Blanco has been writing about electrical autos, hybrids, and hydrogen vehicles since 2006. His articles and automotive opinions have appeared within the New York Occasions, Automotive Information, Reuters, SAE, Autoblog, InsideEVs, Vehicles.com, Automobile Speak, and different retailers. His first green-car media occasion was the launch of the Tesla Roadster, and since then he has been monitoring the shift away from gasoline-powered autos and discovering the brand new expertise’s significance not only for the auto business, however for the world as a complete. Throw within the current shift to autonomous autos, and there are extra fascinating modifications occurring now than most individuals can wrap their heads round. You’ll find him on Twitter or, on good days, behind the wheel of a brand new EV.