The Porsche Macan Turbo has been officially presented to the public during the 2014 NAIAS, in Detroit.
The model in question is available with features like the PTV Plus (Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus), a system specially made for this vehicle, which is using variable standard torque split at the rear wheels, along with the electronically controlled rear axle differential lock. According to the car manufacturer, the system is measuring steering angle, accelerator pedal position, steering speed and vehicle speed and it can improve cornering through targeted braking on the inside rear wheel.
Power to the Porsche Macan Turbo is being provided by a 3.6 liter turbocharged V6 engine. The unit is producing a total output of 400 HP (294 kW) at 6,000 rpm. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration takes just 4.7 seconds in the SUV and top speed stands at 263 km/h. With the Sport Chrono Package, the acceleration time drops to 4.5 seconds.
This is the top of the line version of the Porsche Macan and the German based automaker is also offering two more variants, the base entry-level, with its 3.0 liter twin turbo engine, producing 340 HP (250 kW), in the Macan S, along with the 3.0 liter V6 twin turbo diesel, rated at 258 HP (190 kW), in the Macan S Diesel. The vehicle stands at 4,699 mm in length, 1,923 mm in width and 1,624 mm in height.