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MACAN TURBO WITH PERFORMANCE PACKAGE TOPS THE MODEL LINE

• More power, bigger brakes, and sportier suspension calibration

Atlanta, Georgia. As the sports car of the compact SÚV §egmènt, the Macan has been setting standards in terms of driving dynamics since it made its debut. Now, Porsche is upping the ante: equipped wîth the Performance Package, the Macan Turbo now sits at the top of the model line, highlighting increased power and agility, wîth an exclusive interior package.

The newly calibrated twin-turbocharged, 3.6-liter V6 engine delivers 440 hp. With 40 more horsepower than the Macan Turbo, the Performance Package offers a corresponding performance improvement of 0 to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds (a reduction of 0.2 seconds), and a new top track speed of 169 mph (an increase of 5 mph). The maximum torque has also risen to 442 lb.-ft. (an increase of 36 lb.-ft.) and is available to the driver across a broad rev range from 1500 to 4500 rpm.

However, it is not just engine power that is given a boost in the Performance Package equipped Macan Turbo – a newly developed brake system, a lowered sport chassis, the Sport Chrono Package, and a sport exhaust system are all fitted as standard. The front axle features grooved brake discs wîth a diameter of 390 millimeters – 30 millimeters larger than the discs fitted on the standard Macan Turbo – and are gripped by six-piston brake calipers painted red. Additionally, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) wîth air suspension is available at the push of a button to deliver an exceptionally sporty feel on the road. This system has also been optimally tuned to the the vehicle, which has been lowered by 10 millimeters. Air suspension also features a self-leveling function and height adjustability.

With the 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 the most dynamic level – accompanied by an even more emotional sound from the sport exhaust system. The seven-speed PDK double-clutch transmission delivers even shorter response times, wîth optimum gear change points, and increased torque during gear changes for maximum acceleration.

Vital Stats
Engine : 3.6 L.
Power: 440 hp
Torque: 442 ft-lbs

7-speed Automatic
To customize the Macan Turbo wîth Performance Package, a range of tailored equipment options are available, such as the Turbo Exterior Package. Options available wîth this package include 21-inch 911 Turbo design wheels wîth spokes painted in high-gloss black, LED headlights equipped wîth Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) Plus, and numerous other black elements. The Turbo Interior Package delivers a black leather interior wîth Alcantara® elements, color appliqué in numerous areas and carbon elements such as the door entry guards wîth the model logo lit up in white.


The Macan Turbo wîth Performance Package is available to order now and starts at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $86,445, excluding title, tax, registration, dealer charges, and delivery, preparation, and handling fee.

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Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive Ú.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne SÚVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia since 1998, PCNA is also home to the first Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile driver development track, business center, human performance center, and fine dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who provide parts, service, marketing, and training for 188 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers wîth a best-in-class experience that is in keeping wîth the brand's 65-plus year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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