Porsche has up to date its best-selling Macan for 2022. Whereas it’s an SUV, don’t let that idiot you. It drives precisely how a Porsche ought to.
Porsche introduced me out to Malibu to flog the Macan by the native canyon roads. And I flogged the hell out of it. So what do you need to learn about this SUV masquerading as a sports activities automotive?
The entire Macan lineup has been up to date for ‘22. Updates largely focus on styling and gear updates. All fashions come commonplace with AWD and a seven-speed PDK transmission. These get bolted to a alternative of two engines. The bottom engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 with 261 horsepower, a 13-horsepower improve over final 12 months’s mannequin. This engine is carefully associated to the one which’s used within the VW GTI, however Porsche would quite we didn’t discuss an excessive amount of about that. The opposite engine is a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 which you could have with both 375 hp or 434 hp.
Styling modifications outdoors quantity to greater intakes on the entrance facia, facet blades on the doorways, commonplace LED headlights, and a black rear diffuser. All of it comes throughout as delicate however totally different sufficient that you just discover it.
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The largest information is the addition of the Macan T trim. “T” stands for Touring at Porsche, which suggests higher dealing with agility and sporty styling. Slotting between the bottom Macan and Macan S, it’s a mix of each: Base engine however S driving dynamics.
Inside has seen a redesign as properly. Porsche has a behavior of getting approach too many buttons on their sprint. That’s modified, however not essentially for the higher: Practically every button is now a touch-sensitive haptic swap. It comes throughout as extra clean trying, however the lack of bodily buttons won’t work for some folks.
So what do you need to know in regards to the Macan? Let me know within the feedback and I’ll handle what I can.