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Porsche extends compact SUV range with new variant of Macan

connoisseur March 17, 2016 0
Porsche extends compact SUV range with new variant of Macan

Porsche is extending its compact SUV range with a new variant of the Macan and this new try-level model features a four-cylinder engine, specifically tailored for use in this five-door sports car.

the Macan delivers impressive acceleration with the the turbocharged two-litre engine which delivers 252 hp from 5,000 to 6,800 rpm and comes standard with a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. t is capable of reaching 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and when equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the acceleration time is reduced to 6.5 seconds. The new model has a top speed of 229 km/h and proves to be very efficient: the Macan consumes 7.4 l/100 km to 7.2 l/100 km according to the NEDC, depending on the mounted wheel and tire combination.
The in-line four-cylinder engine is designed to be particularly sporty and efficient: It operates with up to two bar of boost pressure, charge-air cooling, petrol direct injection and variable valve timing. VarioCam Plus adapts the intake and exhaust camshaft continually and also controls the lift of the exhaust valves. Its powerful 370 Nm of torque available between 1,600 rpm and 4,500 rpm enables fast overtaking maneuvers. As is characteristic for all Porsche models, the Macan is capable of converting its engine power into exceptionally sporty driving dynamics. This is ensured by the standard Porsche Traction Management (PTM) active all-wheel drive system in interplay with an agile suspension and precise steering.
the new entry-level model features similar design details to its more powerful siblings. Exterior distinguishing characteristics include side window trim strips in black, an exhaust system with two single tailpipes made of brushed stainless steel and black brake calipers behind the 18-inch wheels. Many of the vehicle’s standard features are the same as those in the Macan S.

The Macan is available for order now at starting price of AED 185,100. First units can be expected as early as July 2016.