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Old 08-30-2012, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
So it has a neutered AWD system, compared to the rest of the Cayenne lineup? Do the base V6, S, Hybrid, etc all have the more advanced one?
The Hybrid and Diesel share the VW-sourced AWD, while all of the other models are fitted with the more advanced system a decision based on its owner's driving style. The diesel I was driving also had a locking center diff (optional?)... used when I nearly got stuck in the riverbed silt on Michelin high-performance tires!

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