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The automobile sector is anxiously waiting for the new SUVs that are going to hit the market in 2015. One of those most awaited cars is 2015 Porsche Macan. This new model by Porsche is not just splendid but also breath-taking. The 2015 Porsche Macan comes with six cylinder gas engines which are exclusive to this brand. The 3.0 and 3.6 litre V-6 engines are used exclusively by Porsche and cannot be seen in any other model.
Macan is available in two versions: S and Turbo. The S version is powered by a 340-horsepower engine and accelerates to about 100 kilometres an hour in around 5.4 seconds. The Turbo version is larger and is fitted with the 3.6L V6 engine which is powered by a 400-horsepower engine. This model has the potential to accelerate 100 kilometres per hour in just merely 4.8 seconds! The Macan S is sure to give the driver a smooth ride be it even on a potted road. It is very quick, with an active all-wheel drive. The Porsche Traction Management controls the amount of power that is sent to the wheels and this SUV delights with its swiftness and immediacy. The Turbo model of 2015 Macan Porsche is more or less similar to Macan S but is just a little faster.
The new Porsche comes with a huge aluminium clamshell hood. This clamshell hood is made to function as an air duct too. The inner panel forms a pocket which channels air from the grille to the air box. The intake air passes through the main grille, is forced to bend upwards, then enters the hood pocket spreading on both sides of the engine and gets sucked in by air filter. The new Porsche uses fixed ratio, electrically assisted power steering making it more responsive to all kinds of inputs. The rear axle is fitted with sliding clippers, a feature borrowed from Q5.
The 2015 Porsche Macan is the first ever SUV to be fitted with multi function sports steering wheel with 918 Spyder design. This design makes the doors appear narrower and the flanks appear much sleeker, enhancing the sporty look of the SUV. The rear of this Porsche model is fitted with automatic power-lift function and the LED tail lights give the car a sense of depth and intimidation.
There are multiple buttons and panels for telephone, on board computer, radio and many other options that gives this SUV a high level of comfort and luxury for its users. The Macan also includes the standard features like two zone automatic climate control and central locking system with remote closing. All controls have been ergonomically arranged so that the desired functions can be controlled smoothly. This SUV also offers a large luggage compartment of 5000 litres.
2015 Porsche Macan also comes fitted with Porsche Communication Management which is the central system for communication and information. This system is not only multi functional but also very easy to operate making it a very desirable feature in a high class SUV.
2015 Porsche Macan is a new crossover from Porsche, which has got its name from Indonesian language and the word means Tiger. Completely justifying its name, the Macan from Porsche is expected to be the best seller SUV for 2015 because of its powerful packaging and good looks. With the wheel base of 110.5 inches and length of 184.3 inches, 2015 Porsche Macan is every inch the most watchable car for 2015. The 1.3 inch wide vehicle is approx 1.7 inches longer from its predecessor and the company has kept its exteriors and wheel base quite similar to the BMW and in terms of size it is slightly large if compared to Mercedes. The world renowned car makes has used excellent quality aluminum to construct hood and hatch for 2015 Porsche Macan, whereas stainless steel is used for building its unique unibody structure. Around 6000 wields of steel are used to make the unicody structure of Macan, which also plays a great role in differentiating from the Cayenne. The blades for Macan have been placed strategically near the bottom of its side doors and are duly painted along with carbon fiber inserts to make it look unique.
Under the hood of Porsche Macan you will find a 3 liter V6 turbocharged twin engine with the power of producing top speed of up to 254km/hr. Undoubtedly driving Macan on road will be a pleasant experience and will surely never disappoint the buyer with its performance. The design of the 2015 Porsche Macan will surely make you fall in love with it because it has been designed aesthetically keeping the tough competition in mind. The grip of its tire on the highway has received appreciation from almost all the reviewers, which also gives it additional brownie points. Its driving dynamics are sure to satisfy you and you can easily avoid other vehicles when looking at this beauty.
The company has integrated the new internal vent discs as one of the key features for 2015. The six piston aluminum fixed pillars at the front make this car look like a dream and also make the driver feel superb. If you compare it with other 2015 probable cars, you will find that 2015 Porsche Macan is way ahead of them in terms of features and beauty, thus keeping the customer completely satisfied. Especially the exterior design of the Macan is simply adorable and cannot be beaten by any other hot shot in market. The exceptional seat system with standard Alcantara seats provides comfort to the passengers back along with adequate hip support. A test drive of this car is truly an amazing experience with its sleek design and comfortable accommodation
The car is fitted with most high tech equipments all over and never makes it driver feel dull even for a second. The additional features offered by Porsche are truly an icing on the cake as they were not available with the previous version. So, go and take a test drive of 2015 Porsche Macan for that unusually satisfying driving experience.
Thriving high on the success of the midsized Cayenne Crossover SUV, Porsche is leaving no stone unturned to make a grand entry in futuristic SUV segment. Although, it has been only a while when company made its way in the world of compact crossovers to expand its family of luxury cars, but has become a reckoned name when it comes to buying performance oriented small sized crossovers. Come 2015 and Porsche is all set to take SUV market by tide with its 2015 Porsche Macan, which is small in size and also light on the pockets of its perspective customers. Iconic crest shaped hood emblem of Porsche is worthy of every penny spent on it because it comes packed with speed, agile handling and engaging driving character which a car lover would expect from any of the Porsche car like 911 and Cayenne.
Some of the components of 2015 Porsche Macan might seem similar to 2014 Audi Q5, but it comes with its own engine, styling and suspension design, which makes it stand out from the crowd. Apart from that, Porsche ahs engineered the new Macan in such a way that it will drive more like a rear wheel drive car, which is usually not common among many premium brand crossovers. The standard all wheel drive dynamic of Macan is engineered in such a way that most of the engine’s power can be directed to the rear wheels, whereas the front wheels will receive only redirected power which is usually needed to sustain traction.
The main source of power generation in 2015 Porsche Macan is one of the two available V6 engines. For Macan S, Porsche has offered turbocharged 3.0 liter V6 engine with 340 HP, whereas the Macan Turbo comes with turbocharged 3.6 liter V6 with 400 HP, which has been stipulated as by far the most powerful engine one can find in a small size crossover SUV. Quick shifting manual transmission comes as a standard feature with all trim levels just the way Porsche offers with its sports cars. For those who love sport SUVs, Porsche has also made a sport tuned suspension version of Macan which comes with optional features like power gripped summer rated tires for improved performance, adaptive suspension, rear differential torque vectoring, all these features are not very common among this class of SUVs and are also beneficial for its handling abilities. Optional air suspension is quite good as it increases Macans’ ride height almost by 9.1 inches thus bolstering its capability especially on the dirt trails.
You can ensure that the hardware used for producing such class product is not of cheap quality, which has made considerable increase in the Porsche Macan’s price making it an expensive luxury crossover. Going by these lines the closest competitor for 2015 Porsche Macan is the Audi SQ5, which can give it tough competition in terms of price, performance and technology. For a lesser value competitor, 2014 BMW X3 is still arguably the best choice. Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is also an option to be considered as a cheap alternative. But if you are looking for performance and luxury in a small crossover, then there can be nothing better than 2015 Porsche Macan.
Taking aim at the X3, Evoque and GLK, Porsche finally took the veils off its smaller luxury SUV scheduled to slot beneath the larger and more expensive Cayenne. The 2015 Porsche Macan was put into the light at the 2013 LA auto show. The long-awaited SUV’s revelation gave excellent preview of its petite body. As most of you might have expected, Macan’s front facade and much of its side profile looks like a scaled-down version of the existing Cayenne. And as a matter of fact, Cayenne’s lines work even better on this smaller body of Macan. Interestingly, at the back, a single-piece light bar replicates the taillight design used on the 911 sports car. 2015 Porsche Macan a chic and slick car and will be a great hit when it makes to production.
Macan, the name pronounced as “ma-chan” – an Indonesian word for “tiger”, was earlier rumored to be built off the same platform used for the Audi Q5 and was supposed to be sharing many of the mechanical and powertrain components of its corporate cousin. However, they de-Audi-ied the Macan into something sportier! When it launches, the Macan will offer two models – S and Turbo. Each of the models is powered by a twin turbocharged V6 engine. While the Macan S utilizes a 3.0 liter unit the Turbo gets a burlier 3.6 liter grunt. The S is sufficiently powerful churning out 340 horsepower but the Turbo takes it away with its whopping 400 ponies. Both the models come standard with an all wheel drive as well as a seven speed PDK dual clutch automatic transmission. A torque vectoring function of the rear axle is optional. According to the brands early performance estimates, the 2015 Porsche Macan S can reach 60 mph from rest in a sprint time of 5.2 second, while the 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo is capable of doing the same in a mere 4.6 seconds. Top speed is an impressive 156 mph for the S and 164 for the turbo.
All of the above performance comes in a package that is 2.1 inch longer in length and sits 0.2 inch lower and stretches a negligible 0.2 inches between its axles as compared to the Audi Q5. Also, holding on to the mantra of keeping it sportier, 2015 Porsche Macan is an inch wider than the Audi. However, the baby Cayenne still retains the Q5’s five-link front and trapezoidal link rear suspension, buts adds a variety of spring and damper choices.
The company’s Volkswagen parents thought that Porsche really needed a small crossover since a growing product portfolio is the best path to global profitability. Also a sure niche existed for a performance-themed small luxury crossover such as the Macan, as the segment’s current leaders – the Audi Q5, the BMW X3, the Cadillac SRX, the Mercedes Benz GLK Class and the Volvo XC60 – don’t stray much beyond practical. Expected to go on sale soon, the 2015 Porsche Macan will probably be priced around in the mid $45,000 range. A fully loaded 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo could even cost up to a massive $100,000 as told by Nick Twork, a Porsche Cars North America spokesman.