Recently, Porsche revealed the first generation of the second face-lifted Porsche Macan. The 2022 Porsche Macan comes in three model variants i.e the flagship Macan, the Macan s and the flagship Macan GTS. The new Macan variants come with both increased power and performance compared to the previous models in the Macan’s generation. But with all the new power will the new Macan beat its rivals?, the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Volvo xc60, Lexus NX and the Mercedes Benz GLC. Here let us check out how good the new Macan is and its new features.
Engine, power and performance
It all starts with the flagship Porsche Macan, Under the hood, it packs a revised 2.0-litre single turbo four-cylinder petrol engine. The newly developed 2-litre powers 195 kW and 400 NM of torque when compared to the previous engine, there is an increase of 10kw and 30 nm of torque more.
The Macan claims 0-100 in just 6.2 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package. It also has a top speed of 232km/h
Secondly, there is the Macan S, which is powered by a 2.9-litre twin-turbo engine that was previously used in the Macan GTS. The 2.9-litre unit delivers a stunning 280kw and 520nm of torque. Previously the Macan S was powered by a 3-litre turbo v6 petrol engine which produced only 260KW and 480NM only. From a standstill, the Macan s sprints from 0-100 in just 4.6 seconds and has a top speed of 259km/h
The final model variant is the Macan GTS has a new tuned 2.9-litre twin-turbo unit that delivers 324Kw and 550nm of torque. it claims 0-100km/h in 0.3 seconds quicker while wearing its standard sport Chrono sport package. It also has a top speed of 272km/h making it faster than the Macan S.
All three Macan variants have a 7-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission and drive all four wheels.
2022 porsche macan Styling
Talking of the new Porsche Macan styling, it all starts with both the front and the rear ends notably changed. where The nose and the diffusers are being redesigned. Not every feature have changed in the Macan, the standard adaptive dampers and the sports air suspension have remained.
The Macan variants are also available in three colours I.e the papaya metallic, gentian blue metallic and python green
2022 porsche macan Interior Features
Stepping inside the Macan, you get a revised centre console and two steering wheel options with the same touch-sensitive buttons. A 10.9-inch touch screen display powered by the latest Porsche multimedia system is also available. Unfortunately, a Bose surround-sound system is only found in the Macan s and GTS,
Standard features in the entry-level variant include 19-inch alloy wheels, auto-dimming mirrors, keyless entry, rear privacy glass, push-button start, Apple CarPlay support, 14-way power-adjustable front comfort seats, gloss-black interior trim, blind-spot monitoring, surround-view cameras and front and rear parking sensors.
For The Macan S and Macan GTS, you get metallic paintwork. also, an optional GTS Sport package that adds torque vectoring, 21-inch GT Design alloy wheels, 18-way power-adjustable front sports seats, Race-Tex and extended leather upholstery, and carbon-fibre interior trim are available.