Porsche has announced the Macan model recently. This new 2017 Porsche Macan has all the great specifications and configurations that one gets to see in a Porsche vehicle. But one great thing is that this new Porsche Macan is said to be the most affordable model of Porsche.
2017 Porsche Macan: Engine Options
Be that as it may, this 2017 Macan has a powerful engine that makes this SUV a brawny one. This engine is a 2.0-liter unit that produces 252 hp at 5,500 rpm and a torque of 273 pound-feet at 4,500 RPM. Another engine option will be a 3.0-liter twin turbo variant which is going to produce a 360 hp and 369 pound-feet of torque (Macan GTS). The Macan S will have an engine capacity of 3.0-liter that will be able to produce 340 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque. And the most powerful engine 3.6-liter will be designed for Turbo model and will have 400 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque.
A 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission system will be used with the engines. Both two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive will be in the option. Acceleration is going to be from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds. This new 2017 Porsche Macan will be giving a mileage of 20 mpg in city areas, 25 mpg on highways and 22 mpg on a combined basis.
2017 Porsche Macan: Exterior and Interior Design
Coming towards the body of this vehicle, a modern and robust look has been given to it. This body design is similar to that of Porsche Cayenne. Although this Porsche Macan is an entry level model, high-end features have been incorporated in it like the Bi-Xenon headlights. The headlight is of an oval shape; the grille is spread horizontally over the front fascia. Below the headlights sit air intakes.
Indicator type daytime running lights have been placed on the top cladding of the air intakes. Fog lights have a horizontal shape; the front bumper features a wide spread air intake. Plastic claddings of black color have been featured on the sides of the body too. Lightweight alloy wheels of 19 inches will be used in this model along with bigger brakes. Technological features include heated mirrors, automatic lights, rear privacy glass, power lift gate, etc.
In the interior cabin of this 2017 Porsche Macan, a superior layout of elements can be seen. The seats have a certain shape which is supposed to maintain comfort at a high level. These seats have full leather upholstery, sporty design, and adjustable function. The front seats even have heating and power reclining function.
Steering wheel will be featured with handy controls to the audio system. The PCM will have an addition of an improved navigation system. A high profile audio system has been featured which consists of 14 surrounds sound speakers of Bose. The higher trims will have a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, keyless ignition and keyless entry.
An array of safety features has been presented in this SUV, which are front knee airbags, rear parking sensor, stability control, traction control, anti-locking brakes, lane departure warning and side curtain airbags.
2017 Porsche Macan: Price and Expected Release Date
This 2017 Porsche Macan has already been launched and is available for sale. The base price of this SUV is $48,550, and the Turbo has a price of $77,000. This pricing makes the 2017 Porsche Macan most affordable model of the company.