Many experts in the automotive industry, and especially fans of Porsche, have certainly noticed “hole” of 60 hp between S and Turbo variants of Macan compact SUV. The German manufacturer decided to fill the gap with the brand new GTS variant, which appeared at the Motor Show in Tokyo. This phenomenal sport car immediately picked up the best criticism which car can get.
2017 Porsche Macan GTS engine and specs
The most important changes on the car have been made under the hood, where lies the heart of the GTS model. The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS uses the same 3.0-liter biturbo V6 engine as well as it younger brother Macan S, but this enhanced version develops 365 hp and offers 500 Nm of maximum torque. New and more powerful Macan uses 7 speed transmission. Thanks to increased engine Macan GTS goes from 0 -60 mph in 4.8 seconds, while its top speed is limited to 256 km / h (159 mph).
In addition to enhanced engine, Porsche also prepared for 2017 Macan GTS re-calibrated PSM system (Poresche Stability Management), and there are also up rated brakes with red calipers under which discs have a diameter of 360 millimeters (front) and 330 mm (rear). With PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) driver can adjust the height and stiffness of shock absorbers. If the suspension is set at the lowest possible option, Macan GTS 2017 is 10 to 15 millimeters closer to the ground than the most powerful l Macan Turbo.
The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS is based on the Macan S and visually there’s no so much difference between this two model. The most evident changes can be noticed in the combination of a very bright color with matte black accents. There are also 20-inch RS Spyder Design wheels in black, which make Porsche Macan GTS 2017 additionally very attractive and fit in the complete picture. New GTS also gets blacked-out grille with optional LED headlights and standard fog lights. Between wheels it can be noticed black accent piece which is only characteristic for this GTS model.
The biggest changes are reserved for the interior where you can find a combination of leather / Alcantara sport seats, leather details around the cabin, as well as the Porsche Communication Management system that comes as standard. This crossover also has an audio system with eight speakers, Apple CarPlay integration, navigation with dynamic rout calculation, WiFi hotspot as well as support for USB and AUX.
Release date and price
The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS will be released in the US in March of 2016 with a starting price of $67,200. In Germany, the model can already be ordered with a starting price €73,400.
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