Steve Sutcliffe from Autocar has recently went for a spin in the new Porsche Macan Turbo, on the track, and his conclusions on the small SUV can be seen in the video posted below.
After it has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, back in November, after being spied naked probably hundreds of times, the Porsche Macan is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the help of a new video. The clip posted below is showing Autocar’s Steve Sutcliffe put the small Macan on the track and if you would like to see how the Turbo version of the model handles, all you have to do is scroll down and click play.
The Macan Turbo is the most expensive version of the model. This is taking its power from a 3.6 liter V6 twin turbo engine, which is producing a total output of 400 HP (294 kW). Besides the Turbo, the Macan is also being offered in an entry-level “S” version. This is coming with a 3.0 liter twin turbo engine, which is rated at 340 HP (250 kW). Diesel lovers will be able to order the Macan S Diesel, with its 3.0 liter V6 twin turbo diesel, generating 258 HP (190 kW). The Macan stands at 4,699 mm in length, 1,923 mm in width and 1,624 mm in height.
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