Porsche Macan Turbo ups performance
With more power, new brakes and an even sportier chassis, the Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package tops off the model line.
Equipped with the new Performance Package, the 2017 Porsche Macan Turbo now tops off the model line.
The Macan Turbo with Performance Package is available to order immediately. The first units will begin arriving in Canada in the first quarter of 2017 with pricing starting at $97,600.
The twin-turbocharged, 3.6-litre V6 engine now delivers 440 hp, 40 hp more than the Macan Turbo.
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The car now accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds (a reduction of 0.4 seconds), and achieves a new top speed of 272 km/h (an increase of 6 km/h).
The maximum torque has also risen to 442 lb/ft and is available to the driver across a broad rev range of between 1,500 and 4,500 rpm.
In Sport Plus mode, the time taken to accelerate from 80-120 km/h has dropped to 2.9 seconds (a reduction of 0.2 seconds).
However, it is not just the engine power that is given a boost in the Macan Turbo equipped with the Performance Package that includes a newly developed brake system, lowered body, controlled sports chassis, Sport Chrono Package, and sports exhaust system are all fitted as standard.
The front axle features grooved brake discs with a diameter of 390 mm – 30 m. larger than the brake discs fitted on the Macan Turbo without Performance Package. The discs are gripped by six-piston brake calipers finished in red. What’s more, air suspension with self-levelling function and height adjustment is now fitted as standard.
Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) is available at the push of a button to deliver an exceptionally sporty position on the road. This system has also been optimally tuned to the body on the vehicle, which has been lowered by 10 millimetres.
With the standard Sport Chrono Package, drivers can ramp up the performance of the Macan Turbo even further.
In Sport Plus mode, this package ensures the chassis, engine and transmission are tuned to sporty effect – accompanied by an even more enthusiastic sound from the sports exhaust system.
The seven-speed PDK double-clutch transmission is now designed to deliver extremely short response times, optimum switching points and increased torque during gear changes for maximum acceleration.
To customize the Macan Turbo with Performance Package, a range of tailored equipment options are available, such as the Turbo Exterior Package.