Porsche Macan-2019: Turbo Version has A New Motor
The most significant change in the appearance of the Porsche Macan is the new rear lights, which are connected by an LED strip, like the last Cayenne and Panamera. Also Macan got retouched bumpers and new LED headlights. Head LED-optics is already “base”, optionally you can order a dynamic lighting system. At the cross-country the palette of colors of a body is expanded.
In the salon, a new multimedia system with an 11-inch touch screen instead of the previous 7-inch. Multimedia has voice control and a navigator. The central air deflectors are now located under the touchscreen, whereas in the pre-reform Macan they are on the sides of the screen.
For a surcharge, the sport steering wheel GT from Porsche 911 is offered, plus the windshield and air ionizer are added. In the optional Sport Chrono package, the steering wheel has a mode switch with the Sport Response button. Also, the Macan has a new adaptive cruise control with traffic mode in traffic jams.
The crossover is still equipped with different-sized tires on the front and rear axles. The chassis, the seven-stage “robot” PDK and the driving electronics are reconfigured. On the engines in the release of Porsche there is not a word, but the German media still found out the details. So, in the European version of the base Macan, the two-liter “turbo-quater” now produces 245 hp. (at the pre-reform cross-252 hp). The power was cut due to certification under the new rules for measuring the economy of WLTP, the motor received a particulate filter.
Macan S is still equipped with a turbo engine V6 3.0, its output, on the contrary, increased from 340 to 354 hp. The top-of-the-line Macan Turbo will be offered with a new turbocharged V6 2.9 engine with 440 hp. (the same is in the range of Cayenne and Panamera), which replaced the engine V6 3.0. The Macan GTS version will be presented later.
In addition, according to unofficial data, the Porsche “SUV” can again be bought with diesel: the development of a new engine on “heavy” fuel is already completed, the power of such an engine will be about 300 hp. Diesel Macan can debut by the end of the year, the same engine will still appear in the Cayenne lineup. Recall, the diesel Macan lost in early 2018th.
The first updated crossover will be received by the Chinese – the model will be released to the “Celestial” market in August. By the way, China is the largest market for Macan: from more than 350,000 sold “from 2014 around the world” parketnikov “almost a third fell precisely on this country.
In Europe, orders will begin to be accepted in September.