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Porsche is expanding its range to include a whole new class of vehicle: Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel is the first Porsche model to break into the compact SUV segment and is poised to set new standards in the field of driving dynamics and enjoyment -- on both paved streets uneven terrain. Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel price starts at $50,000.00. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel combines the typical handling characteristics that Porsche has represented right from the outset: maximum acceleration and braking values, vast engine power, extreme agility and optimum steering precision. What's more, all of these Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel features are teamed with a high level of comfort and everyday suitability. The sporty DNA of the Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel, as with all Porsche vehicles, is also immediately recognisable in the design. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel Sports Utility Vehicle is unrivalled in its flat and broad profile on the road. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel wraparound bonnet and gently sloping roof line accentuate the overall impression of sporty elegance and powerful dynamics. Many of the Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel design elements have been taken from other Porsche sportscars and enhanced for the Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel, making it clear to see from the very first glance that the Porsche Macan heralds the first sportscar in the compact SUV segment. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel are "Made in Germany", produced at the Leipzig plant. Porsche has invested 500 million euro in the plant and has established an entire production line there. The Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel line is set up to produce around 50,000 vehicles per year -- all manufactured with the utmost precision and to the highest level of quality. Just what you would expect from Porsche.
Porsche Macan Specs
Three models comprise the Macan product range at market launch. The Macan S1) is equipped with a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine delivering 340 bhp (250 kW) and also features an active all-wheel drive with an electronically controlled, map-controlled multi-plate clutch. This all-wheel drive is fitted on all Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel models. A seven-speed double-clutch transmission transfers power as required and almost without any interruption in tractive force, enabling the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds (or 5.2 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package fitted). The vehicle reaches a top speed of 254 km/h, and its NEDC*) fuel consumption figures are between 9.0 and 8.7 litres/100 km, which corresponds to a CO2 emissions level of between 212 and 204 g/km.
The Macan S Diesel2) is the economical long-distance runner of the three Macan models. Its 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine achieves NEDC*) fuel consumption figures of between just 6.3 and 6.1 litres/100 km, which corresponds to a CO2 value of between 164 and 159 g/km. Nevertheless, the Macan S Diesel accelerates from 0 to 100 km in just 6.3 seconds (or 6.1 seconds with the Sport Chrono package fitted) thanks to its 258-bhp (190-kW) engine, and achieves a top speed of 230 km/h.
As the top model in the Macan model line, the Macan Turbo3) is set to be the most powerful vehicle in the compact SUV segment. The 3.6-litre V6 biturbo engine, which is being used in a Porsche model for the very first time, achieves an unrivalled 400 bhp (294 kW) and catapults the vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds. With the Sport Chrono package fitted, it is even possible to achieve such a speed in 4.6 seconds. Although the top speed is 266 km/h, the Macan Turbo delivers NEDC*) fuel consumption figures of between just 9.2 and 8.9 litres/100 km, which equates to a CO2 value of between 216 and 208 g/km.
The range of equipment fitted on the Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel as standard is extensive, and includes the all-wheel drive, PDK, multi-function sport steering wheel with shift paddles, large wheels, high-performance audio system and an electrically operated tailgate. The list of optional special equipment offers further highlights, such as the air suspension system, which the Macan features as the only vehicle in its segment. There is also the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) system, which has been specially tailored to the Porsche Macan S Macan Turbo + Macan Diesel.