The Porsche prides itself on offering high quality and elegant Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs). The manufacturer has announced their plans of releasing the new Macan car model. This car is pretty new in the company’s line of production and therefore there it will not undergo major changes. The vehicle will enter the auto market as 2017 Porsche Macan featuring an impressive SUV platform. It shares its design platform with Audi Q5 which is another luxurious compact crossover. The German manufacturer is also targeting the international market. There will be a three trim levels, including the base Macan S, Macan GTS, and the top level Macan Turbo.
2017 Porsche Macan – Luxury and Elegance Design:
The upcoming Macan is going to adopt an attractive sporty exterior outlook with side blades that can be accessed in various versions, including Carbon and Lava Black. The main front component of the 2017 Porsche Macan is its broad and distinctive hood with integrated LED headlights. Under the hood, there is an upgraded grille featuring larger air intakes for enhanced engine cooling. Also, the LED fog lights are fitted beneath the grille. The rear end adopts high-definition LED headlights and polished twin sport dual pipe tailpipes featuring chrome plating. The base Porsche Macan S will ride on 19-inch alloy wheels while the top Turbo model offers the best off-road performance with its massive 21-inch alloy wheels.
Inside the car, you will be able to access a comfortable and stylish cabin with the latest interior updates. It comes with various tons of technologies including 7-inch touchscreen display screen where the car’s most functionalities are controlled. The spacious interior cabin comes with extended headroom and legroom to enhance comfortable passenger seating. The base model comes with quality material upholstering on the seats while the top level adopts premium leather upholstery. Among the standard interior, there is also include 3-zone automatic climate control, 18-way adjustable heated front seats, premium audio system with HD satellite radio.
2017 Porsche Macan – Modifications in the Engine:
The base powertrain that going to power the upcoming 2017 Porsche Macan is a 3.0 liter turbocharged V-6 engine which is rated to deliver 340 hp and 339 lb. ft. of torque. So, in terms of acceleration, the 2017 Porsche Macan will be capable of attaining 60 miles per hour from rest within 5.6 seconds. Those who prefers more power will have to go for the top trim level, Porsche Macan Turbo which is offered with an optional 3.6 liter turbocharged V6 diesel motor.
Furthermore, a diesel 3,6-liter engine is rated to produce 400 hp and 406 ft-lb of torque and capable of reaching 60 mph acceleration mark within 4.4 seconds. Both the two motors will be mated to a standard 7-speed manual or an optional automatic transmission. Power will be sent to an All-Wheel Drive System (AWD). The fuel efficiency figures are estimated at 23 mpg for city drives, 17 mpg for highway.
2017 Porsche Macan – Release Date and MSRP:
Porsche has not yet released the official details regarding the release date and pricing for 2017 Porsche Macan. However, it is anticipated that it will hit the roads by the end of this year or early 2017. Finally, the consumers should expect the luxurious Porsche Macan to go for around $48,600. The top of the trim level, Turbo version will be priced up to about $ 77,000.