- The Latest 'Macan S' Model
- 'Volcano Grey' Metallic Paint (£632)
- High Spec Example
- Including Air Suspension (£1,860) & Panoramic Roof System (£1,137)
- Porsche Manufacturer's Warranty until April 2022
- UK Supplied
The previous iteration of the Macan, released back in 2014, became one of Porsches bestselling models and the Turbo variant was especially sort after for its looks, practicality and driving dynamics. This new, re-worked model promises improved tech, styling and performance so let us delve deeper into the changes and updates the boffins at Porsche have served up for us in this new model.
In terms of exterior styling the outgoing Macan was one of the better-looking compact SUVs on the market and thus Porsche have been relatively subtle with their stylistic changes. The front sees a new front bumper and LED headlights now introduced as standard, whilst a new double slatted roof spoiler, fully integrated light bar and dual twin tailpipes give the rear of the car a more modern look on every level. Stepping inside, and the new Macan still manages to strike that fine balance between the feeling of a modern Porsche sports car and the lofty driving position that draws so many drivers to the SUV platform. A welcome update to the upper portion of the centre console includes a new wider touchscreen whilst the Sport Chrono Package unlocks the steering wheel mounted rotary mode switch first introduced on the 918 Spyder.
From a performance and engine standpoint Porsche have worked their magic again. The 3.0L turbocharged V6 featured in the Macan S puts out 349 bhp and executes a 0 to 62 time of 5.3 seconds (without the Sport Chrono Package) – ample power in a comfortable SUV. Overall the Macan Turbo picks up where it left off, asserting its claim as one the best compact performance SUVs on the market.