We have proven that we will not be dictated to. Do not follow trends. But prefer to write our own adventure stories. Such as that of a compact SUV that inextricably combines sportiness, design and everyday practicality: the new Macan.
When one thinks of an SUV, they do not necessarily think of a Porsche. But Porsche has made it their business to dominate the luxury SUV market, and this is exactly what they have done with the Porsche Macan. The Macan is the smaller sibling of the Cayenne, but shares the Porsche commitment to speed, performance, and reliability. Ranked near the top of the compact luxury SUV class, the Macan boasts of athletic handling, a posh cabin, and an intuitive infotainment system.
Comfort – Feel happy as soon as you get in.
For us, driving a sports car is an intense experience, involving all our senses. But endorphins are not just released by performance and adrenaline. The interior of the new Macan makes you feel happy as soon as you get in.
Thanks to the optionally available high-quality leather interior, for example. Or the ascending center console beside the optional heated multifunction GT sport steering wheel that contributes to the genuine sports car feeling.
Your ears are also in for a treat: the optional sport exhaust system makes the typical Porsche sound appear even more powerful. Apropos the audio experience: the BOSE® Surround Sound System and Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System are available as options for the Macan models.
To be able to breathe freely while enjoying the experience, three-zone automatic climate control is fitted as standard. The optional ionizer is a new addition – for improved air quality that enhances your well-being.
U.S. News gives the Porsche Macan an overall score of 8.7, compared to the Jaguar F-Pace’s score of 8.4. It beats the Jaguar in both performance and reliability.
The Infiniti QX50 gets a rank of 7.6 out of 10 by U.S. News. In comparison to its competitors, the Macan offers refreshed exterior and interior design. While it may have tighter rear seating the Porsche makes up for it with more standard features and sports car-like steering.
Performance and Handling – It is no longer just about mobility.
It is no longer just about mobility. We do not simply drive in order to travel from A to B. Along the way, there is much to discover. And to experience. Every second, we want to feel that our life is dynamic. On the road. And in our sports car.
Always focusing on absolute performance. As we would expect of a genuine sports car.
But a Porsche delivers more than power alone. Such as the active all wheel drive system Porsche Traction Management (PTM), for example: traction, outstanding steering and exceptional handling – clear evidence of traditional Porsche engineering.
And what about comfort? Also in plentiful supply, of course, with all the sporty and control features. The optional air suspension guarantees a constant ride height – on any terrain. Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) also actively and continuously adjusts damping force. For each individual wheel. The result? Increased comfort and sportiness – in all seats.
The Porsche Macan is available with upto 348 horsepower and a twin turbocharged V6 engine. Able to go from 0-60 in 5.1 seconds, the Macan is a perfect blend of SUV and a sports car.
In comparison, the Jaguar F-Pace S trim hits 0-60 in 5.1 seconds and the QX50 gets to 60 in 6.4 seconds
Exterior Design – Unmistakably a sports car.
With its dynamic overall look, the Macan is unmistakably a sports car. Its redesigned rear appears extremely powerful. Like a bold line under its own signature, the new characteristic taillight strip emphasizes the Porsche logo, enhanced by the new four-point brake lights, both functionally and visually.
The broad shoulders above its rear wheels are reminiscent of the 911. And a further visual demonstration of the roadhugging nature of the new Macan.
Its flank is also typically Porsche. From this angle, every muscle appears to be energized – like a predator ready to pounce. Its roof line slopes to the rear just like a coupé, thereby creating a characteristic sports car contour with high aerodynamic quality. Our designers call this the Porsche flyline.
Interior Design – We never compromise.
You are seeking one experience after another. Of course you want to maintain an overview. The sporty front seats convey a typical Macan feeling: you may sit high above the road, yet you are still closely connected to it.
As a sports car manufacturer, we understand that a car and its driver must form a single entity. So you do not simply sit in the Macan – but, thanks to its architecture, you are integrated into the vehicle.
The three-dimensional arrangement of the controls lends the interior a cockpit character. The distance between the standard multifunction steering wheel and the PDK (Porsche Doppelkupplung) gear selector, as well as the main vehicle functions, is extremely short – via the ascending center console, characteristic of sports cars. The ignition is on the left – as is typical of Porsche.
One highlight of which we are particularly proud: the new 10.9˝ touchscreen display in Porsche Communication Management (PCM). The new design boasts full-HD resolution and a personalized start screen. The new, intuitive menu provides even faster access to the main functions.
Sporty front seats give you the sports-car feeling you crave while knowing that you’ll get the reliability and space you look for in an SUV. It’s not just the front seats that will awe you. The Macan also boasts of other great design and interior features:
So while you enjoy the SUV on your daily commute, driving kids home from school, and on those romantic date nights, the Macan is also an adventure vehicle. Enjoy the Offroad Precision smartphone app for recording camera feeds during off road driving. This will really ignite the speedster in you.
The Porsche Macan is the perfect blend of sports car and SUV. Don’t miss out on owning yours today!