Last year Porsche introduced the facelifted Macan featuring some subtle revisions both inside and out in order to keep the small SUV looking up to date. At the time of its reveal, the German automaker only showed the Macan in standard and S variant.
Today, we get our first look at the more powerful, and more aggressive looking Turbo variant.
Now, both the standard Macan and the S are already turbocharged from the factory. However, the Macan Turbo packs a more powerful punch by using the more potent twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 from the Cayenne S, producing 440 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque. It is then paired to a 7-speed PDK transmission, sending power to all four wheels. The result? 0 to 100 km/h only takes 4.3 seconds, and top speed is now rated at 270km/h.
To match the upgraded power, Porsche now offers the Macan Turbo with Surface Coated Brakes as standard. The high-performance brakes are said to offer better braking response, less wear, and 90% less brake dust compared to conventional brakes. Other standard goodies include a sport exhaust system, 20-inch wheels, and Porsche's Active Suspension Management dampers. Optional extras include air suspension, 21-inch wheels, and the brand's torque vectoring technology.
Styling-wise, the Macan Turbo looks nearly identical to the standard and S variants. The most noticeable difference would be the redesigned air intakes and side skirts on the Turbo. At the rear, there's a small roof spoiler as well as a light bar that connects the taillights. Inside, it's the same story. The cabin remains mostly unchanged apart from the Alcantara headliner, 18-way power-adjustable seats and 14-speaker Bose speaker system. While the 10.9-inch touchscreen has been retained, it does have an integrated Qi wireless phone charger.
The new Macan Turbo is now available to order in Europe with prices starting at 91,922 Euros or about Php 5.33 million.