2017 Porsche Macan GTS Review

The Porsche Macan, which has been regarded as the Cayenne’s little brother, has grown up a bit. It’s arrival in the compact luxury SUV segment left a lot of its competitors dazed. Porsche’s marketing strategy of keeping the public interested in the brand by introducing cars that are reasonably priced is the reason behind the manufacturing of the Macan range. The GTS is the third variation, ranked between the S and turbo. The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS has featured that the S model does not have and performs better too but it has less power than the Turbo. Customers can then upgrade their cars and fit in those luxurious details the concept cars do not have.

2017 Porsche Macan GTS 2017 Porsche Macan GTS – Unique Feature

The standard 2017 Porsche Macan GTS is red with many black exterior accents from window trims finished in high gloss black to the 20-inch RS Spyder design wheels in Satin Black. The side blades on the low portion of the doors are also matte black and the logos are in a glossy black. The car has optional LED lights and four point daytime lights. The GTS comes in a limited range of colors that are exclusive to this particular model. The little touches of matte black and glossy black on the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS make an eye-catching contrast.

The interior has a sport micro-suede finishing starting with the inserts on the dashboard and stretching over to the super comfortable GTS seats. There are a couple of nice touches like the custom embroidery on the seats and seat belts. The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS is fitted with the standard Porsche communication Management system that includes a sound package, eight speakers, Auxiliary interface, a USB port, Bluetooth capability, a navigation module that supports 3D navigation and dynamic route calculations. The center console is the same as on other Porsche designs on the market with controls located on either side of the gearshift lever.

2017 Porsche Macan GTS interior

2017 Porsche Macan GTS – Main Power Production Unit

The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS comes with a 3.0 litre twin turbo engine with six cylinders. The engine delivers 360 horsepower and 368 lb.ft torque. The dual clutch PDK gearbox ensures that power is transmitted equally to all four wheels. The suspension and the big, wide wheels ensure that the car handles itself very well on the road. The exhaust kicks up a strong rumble when starting up, almost like a roar that demands attention.

The car can get from 0 to 100km/h in 5,2 seconds. There are enhancements like the Sport-Chrono package that gives the engine and transmission more dynamism. The Macan is versatile and can be adjusted to drive well regardless of the conditions. It has an all-wheel drivetrain that sends 70% -100% of torque to either the back or front wheels depending on the driving conditions.

2017 Porsche Macan GTS rear

2017 Porsche Macan GTS – Release Date and Price

The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS as $69,000 has a higher starting price that the Macan s but is the better model with an impressive list of standard features that are optional in the Macan S. performance wise the Macan GTS is better than the Macan S . It is expected to go on sale in March 2016. There are a lot of people who have been waiting for this since Porsche hinted at the likelihood of creating compact, crossover SUVs.

Add Comment