2016 Porsche Macan
Supposed to be the second edition of the luxury compact crossover SUV model from Porsche, the 2016 Porsche Macan is intended to be the most rewarding and fastest vehicle of the time. It will have some exterior upgrades and engine enhancements to offer a better fuel economy. With about 400 horsepower available, its acceleration is the top among compact crossovers and match high performance sports vehicles. The nimble handling characteristics possessed by the Macan are sure to bring smile on the rider’s face as he moves through any twisting road. The ride quality is equally impressive in addition to the focused performance.
2016 Porsche Macan Design, Interior and Exterior
2016 Porsche Macan will possess a more compact body than its brother model Cayenne. It will be designed on the platform used by Audi Q5 and will be little longer and wider. Use of light materials like aluminum will reduce the overall body weight, improving fuel economy. Exterior is refreshed with some facelifts to offer a sportier look. The car will be available in various trim level options and a lot of features will depend on this selection. These include 20 or 21 inch alloy wheels, variable torque vectoring for rear wheels, dual note sports exhaust, adaptive cruise control, noise insulating glass, panoramic sunroof, roof rail choices, surround-view camera, high performance brakes, skid plates, parking sensors, keyless entry and auto-dimming mirrors.
Luxurious interior is the brand’s feature. There is enough space for 7 people in the cabin. It offers a leather seat upholstery, cabin trim, 10 way power front seats, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, smartphone application integration, rear side sunshades, 16 speaker audio system, satellite radio, updated infotainment system and navigation system. Innovative features include electronic logbook and a sports chrono package. Standard interior features include 7 inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, airbags for all and Stability Management system.
2016 Porsche Macan Engine Performance
The new 2016 Porsche Macan will be operated on the same engine but with better performance. It will offer petrol and diesel engine options. The basic model will run on a 2 liter inline engine with an output of 237 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The other is a 3 liter V6 petrol engine capable of providing 340 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque. The third engine will be twin turbocharged 3.6 liters V6 engine delivering 400 hp. Diesel engines will be 3 liters V6 unit producing 260 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. The new model will be able to achieve a maximum speed of 170 mph. All the engines will be paired with seven speed transmission system and dual clutch.
2016 Porsche Macan Release Date and Price
The new Macan can be expected to be launched in the end of 2015. It will be priced around $50,000 for the base model.