Porsche India has officially revealed its most awaited SUV model Macan. It is available in two trim levels such as Macan S and Turbo that are enclosed with 3.0-litre diesel and 3.6-litre petrol engine respectively. The organisation has enclosed it with an auto start/stop function with electrical system recuperation and a drift function that further reinforces the performance of engine.
The Porsche Macan S trim is enclosed with a 2967cc diesel motor. This engine is capable to produce 14.49 Kmpl in standard traffic conditions and produces a peak mileage of 17.54 Kmpl on highways. Macan Turbo is enclosed with a 3.6-litre petrol engine that is capable to produce mileage of 11.47 Kmpl in urban conditions and on highways it is 13.3 Kmpl.
There is an immense use of leather in top end petrol variant, especially on seat covers and dashboard. The best aspect about its cockpit section is its smoothly structured dashboard that is furnished with silver inserts. The organisation has enclosed a 3 spoke, leather wrapped steering wheel that is mounted with gearshift paddles and multi-functional switches. It is equipped with several utility based features like sun visors, a large storage compartment, rear view mirror, cup holders, accessory power sockets and other such aspects.
The external look of this latest SUV series is offered with a scary structure that is enclosed with futuristic cosmetics. Its front profile is provided with significantly large radiator grille that is enclosed by a pair of air ducts that are further equipped with LED daytime running lights. The tailgate is very large and is engraved with chrome plated PORSCHE insignia and model designation.
This latest variant is available with both diesel and petrol engine options. The petrol version is enclosed with a powerful 3.6-litre engine that integrates with thermal management system and this 3604cc has six cylinders features 4-valves per cylinder. The diesel variant has 3.0-litre engine that features a variable geometry turbo charge unit and this V6 engine features 4 valves per cylinder.
This SUV model series comes with advanced safety features that enhance protection to the occupants and vehicle. It includes front side airbags, full size airbags, an engine immobilizer, 3-point automatic seat belts, remote central locking, multi-collision brakes, front fog lights, two-speed front intermittent wipers and LED taillights.
Pros:Interior design and quality is outstanding. Power and performance of petrol engine is quite impressive. Advanced comfort features are a big advantage.
Cons:Authorized service stations can be increased. Fuel economy is not up to the mark.