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Old 12-07-2012, 07:43 AM
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Originally Posted by X5 35d View Post
For off-roading, height adjustable suspension is very handy. My LR4 has it and it saved my butt once when I got stuck on a rock I couldn't see under a snow drift--it also has a mode where it senses when you are stuck and can raise you up a couple inches further than the max height setting. It saved us in the middle of a snowstorm at 2am one night. Really cool stuff!
I'd have to agree. When I drove the Cayenne Diesel in Alaska, it had the height-adjustable suspension and I used it to raise the vehicle several inches when crawling through a creek bed and I dropped it down to the ground for high-speed cruising (not only does it lower the center of gravity, but the Cd will actually drop to improve fuel economy). I'm a fan of height-adjustable suspension.

I also see no reason to purchase a Cayenne Hybrid.

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