Porsche India launches new Macan luxury SUV at Rs 83.21 lakh, know features

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The SUV takes just 4.3 seconds to accelerate to 100 km/h. Its mid-spec Macan S 2.9-litre V6 engine generates 280 kW (380PS) of power.

The new Porsche Macan luxury SUV has been launched in the Indian market. The original retail price of the new Macan starts at Rs. 8,321,000 (ex-showroom). The company has announced the launch of the new Macan in three variants – Macan, Macan S, and Macan GTS and a range of 14 colors.

Apart from the new Macan, Porsche has also introduced the all-electric Taycan in the county. The base Macan is powered by a new 195 kW (265 PS) turbocharged, four-cylinder engine that accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 6.2 seconds and takes the model to a top speed of 232 km/h. The Macan GTS uses its 2.9-liter V6 Biturbo engine to generate 324 kW (440PS) of power which takes the car to a top speed of 272 km/h.

The SUV accelerates to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds 

The SUV takes just 4.3 seconds to accelerate to 100 km/h. The mid-spec Macan S uses the same 2.9-liter V6 engine that is responsible for offering 280 kW (380PS) of power, making the car sprint from the 0-100 km/h line in just 4.6 seconds. The new Macan is offered with Porsche's 7-speed, dual-clutch transmission (PDK) and Porsche's Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel-drive system as standard.

Design of Porsche Macan 

Talking about the design updates, the car comes with a redesigned snot with an updated color coding which makes the front look wider. The top-spec GTS center nose section comes in all black. The company has offered bits like LED headlights and Sport Design external mirrors standard with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) on the model, while the inclusion of a new diffuser is new to the SUV.

The new Macan SUV will be made available across all authorized Porsche dealerships in the country. The company has also promised four new showrooms that are slated to open in the first half of 2022 bringing the total dealership network in India to nine locations. Manolito Vujicic, Brand Head, Porsche India, says that the company is fully committed to the Indian market with its fixed future schemes, “Despite the continuing challenging developments related to the pandemic, our business has performed exceptionally well in this market. Kia grabbed its best Q3 results and Porsche is one of the fastest-growing luxury car brands in the country by 2021.”