2015 Porsche Macan
The 2015 Porsche Macan is continuation of the SUV lineup from German carmaker after very successful experiment with Cayenne. For 2015, long time expected, Macan is about to fulfill a gap in compact crossover segment. It will be smaller and cheaper than its predecessor. However, it won’t make it less important in entire company. Porsche expects a lot from 2015 Macan. That’s why they turned special attention to its features, technology, design, performance and entire marketing about its premiere.
2015 Porsche Macan engine
Turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine will be under the hood of the base models of 2015 Porsche Macan. These will carry mark S with its name. This powertrain will deliver 340 hp and 339 pound-feet of torque through seven-speed automated manual transmission called PDK. Power will be sent to all wheels. This vehicle sprints to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, or less with some additional features. Higher-end models, 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo has more powerful drivetrain. Turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 will be capable to produce 400 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Same gearbox is used in Turbo models. However, 2015 Macan with this engine will sprint to 60 mph faster, in just 4.6 sec, or 4.4 with launch control system.
2015 Porsche Macan driving impressions
Even base models 2015 Porsche Macan S gives enough enjoy to a ride. However, Turbo models boost that pleasure to higher levels. Even compact SUV, this is vehicle from luxury class, so all features are made to improve that feeling. One of the cons of this crossover is its automated manual transmission. This gearbox can be a little rough-shifting at lower speeds while in Sport mode. However, it could be fixed with some optional transmission systems available in other trim levels. The 2015 Porsche Macan is comfortable vehicle, with excellent handling and cornering. However, it is not so smooth on bumpy road. It is also quit at higher speeds, which will impress a lot of drivers.
2015 Porsche Macan price
Base models, with standard equipment will cost from $50.000 which is not small amount for compact SUV. However, this luxury crossover will cost over $70.000 packed with highest-level engine, trims and packages.