Porsche has unveiled the brand new SUV, the 2017 Macan with a four-cylinder engine. The entry level model is set to be unveiled at the New York Auto show slated this year and within weeks, it I should hit the dealership stores.
The car will be accompanied by the the 911 R and the 718 Boxter. It is going to be an exciting auto show without doubts.
The Macan is not going to blow the charts off with its impressive performance but it has everything under its hood designed to offer a standard experience one would expect from the car. The model packs a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine capable of producing 252 horsepower and has 273 lb feet of torque. The same engine is already being used in the Audi A6 2016 edition as well as the upcoming Audi A4 2017 model.
There are no gearbox options to choose from as the Macan uses a standard seven speed dual clutch gearbox on all variants without any option to change it. The car is available in the Europe for some time now and buyers in the region can choose to buy a turbo-four by specially ordering the variant if they choose to.
In order to visually distinguish the higher end models from the base variant, the engineers have used a matte black window surround. The brake calipers and the dual exhaust tips are made with stainless steel materials used in the standard models makes it easy to differentiate it from the high end variants.
The base model has black side blades and uses HID headlights for distant vision when driving in night conditions. The car is equipped with eight-way power front seats, alcantara seat inserts. Porsche has also integrated the brand new communication system developed by their engineers. There’s lane departure warning for safety features. The car’s interior features a piano black finish giving an elite atmosphere for the base model owners.
Pricing is on the expected range as the base variant of the 2017 Porsche Macan starts at $48,500. With almost every feature found in the high end variant being found here, it is easy to go for it without breaking the bank. The pricing includes delivery charges which sweetens the deal. The Macan S is priced higher, $6,900 more to be exact making the entry level SUV an ideal pick for those looking to enjoy the Macan and its driving experience.