German tuner, Gemballa, has brought an interesting styling package for the Porsche Cayenne Diesel to Geneva, dissuading the notion that a practical daily driver can’t be turned into a mean and aggressive road runner.

In essence, that’s what Gemballa was going for when they went to the 2012 Geneva Motor Show to show off their subtle yet stylish GT Aero 1 modular styling package. Known as one of the best carbon fiber aerodynamic kit builders in the world, Gemballa’s AERO 1 components are direct replacements for the original parts, and fit to the factory mounting points, which means that if the owner wants to return his Cayenne to its stock looks, he can do so without hampering any of the other body components.

Included in the AERO 1 package is a new front bumper and spoiler, which gives the SUV a more sporting appearance. In addition, the package also has new side skirts, a deeper rear bumper, and a new set of 22" ultra-light, forged alloy wheels.

Despite the minimal modifications, the AERO 1 conversation is only the beginning of what’s shaping up to be a comprehensive program for the second-generation Cayenne. To that, we can expect more out of these guys, with a full body kit already in the works to go with performance modifications.

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  (762) posted on 07.3.2012

I think they have done this much better.

  (402) posted on 06.29.2012

The least that Gemballa can do for this is to efficiently equip the aerodynamic kit.

  (630) posted on 05.31.2012

Are you guys speaking about Aerodynamics? Well, I can’t find any improved aerodynamics in here. I find it ordinary and less interesting. The exterior looks different and this car really leaves behind of every Porsche car. 

  (502) posted on 05.29.2012

I don’t see the purpose of its aerodynamics when it’s not even intended for racing solely. It’s not like I’m saying either that luxury cars can’t have that feature.

  (570) posted on 04.16.2012

Gemballa is wise enough to focus on its engine rather than its exterior. It definitely needs an upgrade more than its look.

  (444) posted on 04.13.2012

Gemballa has made this more efficient by adding aerodynamics!

  (595) posted on 04.12.2012

I trust Gemballa. And knowing that Cayenne is dynamic per se, this has truly turned better.

  (453) posted on 03.21.2012

The changes that has been made in this Cayenne was not focused on its exterior, but under its hood.

  (579) posted on 03.20.2012

“Minimal change”, oh I see. I kind of guessed, since I didn’t even notice what’s new. Nevertheless, the aerodynamics is a great additional feature.

  (762) posted on 03.19.2012

The look is conventional! How about under the hood? Has it improved?

  (727) posted on 03.16.2012

What will be the difference between the stock version and this redesigned Cayenne? The performance and speed will be the criteria for judging.

  (531) posted on 03.14.2012

The change is barely noticeable. I must see this run so at least in its performance I can see the enhancement.

  (197) posted on 03.13.2012

Aerodynamics is getting common now. It’s actually a great contribution to the efficiency of the cars. I’m glad not only super cars can have it. Thanks to Gemballa for making this luxury car extra special.

  (449) posted on 03.12.2012

It seems like the tuning have added more dynamic features for this car. Even so, they could have at least enhanced the style too.

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