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This is no ordinary Porsche Cayenne S—it’s been kitted out with a mild lift, meatier tires, under-body armor, snorkels and a lot of other trick gear to race in Germany’s GORM Open Rally Raid. Has there ever been a more perfect Cayenne? I’m going to say no. It’s beautiful

The best thing is, this is what Cayennes are good at. It’s not just another soft-roader meant to pick up Parker and Madilyn from the Country Day School. Porsche even threw a handful of Cayennes into the 2007 Transsyberia Rally just because they could.

The truck bends a control arm at the end of the video, but that’s fairly standard damage from this rough-and-tumble kind of driving.

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I’m still in love with it. It makes loud, meaty V8 sounds and bounces down all the rough paths and tarmac sections in front of it. Please, get more Cayennes dirty.