Porsche Macan S (2019): a new 354 hp V6


At the time of the update in the middle of the summer one would have thought that the Porsche Macan has become smart. For one thing, he did not join the Panamera and Cayenne proposes more diesel version In its range, however, was limited mainly the supply of gasoline on a "small" four-cylinder 2.0 turbo. Not to mention that the latter dropped its output from 252 to 245 hp to meet the new pollution standards.

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Stronger and more powerful

Fortunately, Porsche today completes this very limited offering with an S version that benefits from a new V6 turbo engine. Finally, not completely new, as it is actually the block of the Audi SQ5, which was released in the fall of 2017. This engine makes 354 hp and 480 Nm, against 340 hp and 460 Nm on the old model. The performances are very easy, with a 0 to 100 km / h are now shot in 5.1 seconds Armed with the Sport Chrono Package (5.2 seconds earlier).

In addition to the chassis of this Macan S also received some modifications, including the front axle new aluminum parts replace the other steel. These allow, among other things, to improve the accuracy of the steering. The damping was optimized as well as the braking, especially with larger front discs (360 mm). This new Macan S can already be ordered under Price from 66 500 €,

Soon a new Macan Turbo?

The Macan should too Find a turbo version soon to overlook the range, although Porsche currently does not provide information. Let's recall that the previous Macan Turbo benefited from 400hp or 440hp in the "Pack Performance" version, delivering top-notch performance (0 to 100km / h in 4.4s).

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