Porsche Macan, a SUV has 1 Diesel and 1 Petrol variants available in India in 9 flourishing colours, namely, Agate Grey, Aurum, Dark Blue, Impulse Red , Jet Black, Mahogany , Palladium , Rhodium Silver and Sapphire Blue.
The exterior design begins with the bonnet that has the car headlights. The Porsche fly-line comprises car’s roof that goes smoothly down towards the rear. The rear part of the car consists the top widening as it flows towards the wheels which are available in sizes of up to 21 inches. The impeccably designed side blades are available in carbon colour and impart a sporty look to the wings of the car and make the proportions of the doors appear narrower. The LED taillights have three-dimensional proportions enhancing its opulent appearance.
The S versions have the silver coloured brake calipers while the Turbo version has red calipers. An automatic powerlift function in the rear hatch is an emblematic of all Macan versions.
Interior & Features
The interior is decked ingeniously consisting of a three tube design. The rev counter is centrally positioned in the front space of the car. The 4.8-inch colour screen occupies the place to its right and displays information from the on-board computer. On the left is the ignition lock. The gearshift paddles can be operated manually and enable quick gear changes. High-resolution colour touch screen is also installed in the model along-with other digital functionalities. It provides customization choice to its users with a diversified availability of options: aluminium or carbon as a theme can be chosen or decorated with the dark wood walnut. The rear, bench, and seat are in the ratio 40:20:40 to match the individual requirements.
It has a 3.0-litre twin- turbo V6 engine that consists of 6 cylinders. The displacement is 2,997 cm³ and the engine power is 250 kW (340 hp); the power at rpm is 5,500-6,500 per minute. The maximum torque achievable is 460Nm and at rpm it is 1,450-5,000.The compression ratio is 9.8:1 and Petrol engine with Displacement of 3604 cc and the engine power is 294 kw (400 hp); the power at rpm is 6000 per minute. The maximum torque achievable is 550 Nm and at rpm it is 1,350-4,500 .The Sports Chrono Package has a Sports Plus Button, which elevates engine’s performance. The package also includes a stopwatch and the Launch Control function for the fastest possible acceleration. The Porsche Communication Management is an exclusive feature that displays lap times and other driving starts for e.g. on a racetrack.
The 2967 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 16.3 kmpl, while Petrol variant delivers a fuel economy of 11.2 kmpl.
Performance and Handling
The twin-turbo engine helps the roadster to achieve a top speed of 254 km/hr, making the car sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds.