Some of the sources claim that the latest 2018 Porsche Macan is set to hit the streets by mid-2018. Imagine a crossover SUV with sprawling seats and no cramped spaces; now add a powerful engine and sports car like handling to the equation. Built by Porsche’s finest minds at its plant in Leipzig, this luxury crossover debuted in 2014 and went on to become a true sensation.
2018 Porsche Macan – Changes Centered on a new Front Fascia
Expect to see changes centered on a new front fascia. It is highly possible that this new version gets a facelift. But other trademark styles like its typical automatic pulled back headlights that recede into its bonnet; large front air intakes will probably remain unchanged. From a side profile, this 2018 Porsche Macan will have a traditional Porsche sports car look, with bulging muscles that exude immense energy.
Attractive 21-inch alloy wheels will further enhance Macan’s appeal, with its trademark prominent brake calipers. One can expect to see a pair of new fog lamps, tucked to either side of the front grille. A prominently sloping roof that slants towards Porsche’s rear end will give it a more aerodynamic look. The chances are that 2018 Porsche Macan will also come with a classic Porsche design; added in this car as a tribute to its iconic relative-The 911 series.
Has Porsche reworked the interior?
Coming to interior ergonomics, expect to be surrounded by high-quality craftsmanship. Being, a proper sports car manufacturer Porsche knows how to make a driver feel at one with his/her vehicle. Their latest creation might come with a cockpit-style dashboard and center console, which would make a more stimulating driving experience.
A center-positioned rev counter along with a possible 5-inch information display screen will make the interiors more sports cars like. The plush seats with front seat warming features are expected to remain as standard in 2018 Porsche Macan. A speed sensitive steering wheel to facilitate more dexterous road maneuverability will also come with every variant.
Will you be safe in this vehicle?
The safety is an important attribute that attracts multitudes of potential customers. So, the Porsche will be looking to strengthen this section of their Macan’s attributes. Expect to get advanced Stability Control system for added control and dual stage driver and co-passenger airbags for reduced impact on collision. This latest crossover will also provide precise rear view camera for expert level guidance during parking activities. The rear child safety lock also comes as standard in all variants of 2018 Porsche Macan.
2018 Porsche Macan – How much Spark does this Porsche have?
Engine department wise; expect to see a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine capable of producing around 252 HP at 273 lb-ft of torque as standard. But higher trims like Macan S will come equipped with 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 units stomping out 360 HP of power at about 369 lb-ft of torque. This same 3.o liter power plant is going to be used in GTS variants, but power output will be tweaked for a higher level of performance.
The EPA ratings suggest that 2018 Porsche Macan will be able to give an average of 22 mpg of fuel economy for its base variant and 19 mpg for its S variant.
In conclusion, one can see that this new and improved 2018 Porsche Macan has all the necessary firepower in its arsenal to gun down its rivals. But this segment of vehicles is very competitive, with almost no room for error. So, if Porsche will have to put their very best feet forward to gain an advantage over high achievers like BMW X5 and Audi Q5.