Porsche Macan Launched

  • Jul 23, 2014

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Porsche shook the luxury SUV segment when it launched the Cayenne SUV 11 years ago in 2003. The Cayenne is known for it’s exceptional off-roading capabilities as well as excellent handling traits. And the fact that Porsche has now launched it’s smaller Macan SUV in India is something that will appeal to anyone interested in buying a luxury SUV.

The Porsche Macan has been introduced with two engine options for our market. The Macan S Diesel is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 turbo diesel engine developing 248PS of power and is capable of going from 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds when it is fitted with the sport chrono package. Top speed is pegged at 230 km/h and fuel efficiency is rated at 6.9 km per 100 kilometers for this SUV. The Porsche Macan S Diesel is priced at Rs. 98.18 lakh (ex-showroom).

The petrol fueled Macan Turbo is powered by a 3.6 litre biturbo V6 engine that develops 405PS of peak power. When fitted with the sport chrono pack, the Porsche Macan Turbo is capable of going from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and onwards to a top speed of 266 km/h. Porsche has priced the Macan Turbo at Rs. 1,08,98,000 (ex-showroom).

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“With the introduction of the Macan, Porsche offers a real sports car in the dynamically growing compact SUV segment for the first time. I have no doubt that this model will be a success for the brand, catering to our youthful customers in the country, who believe in the philosophy of 'Life, intensified’," said Anil Reddi, Director of Porsche India, during the launch of the luxury SUV.

The Porsche Macan does have imposing road presence, thanks to it’s unique design language. It comes with different sized tyres for the front and rear wheels. It comes with Porsche’s latest generation of Porsche Traction Management all-wheel drive system. Standard equipment on the car includes all-wheel drive, air suspension, bi-xenon headlamps, lighting package, three zone climate control, a double clutch gearbox, electrically operated tail gate and a high performance stereo.

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