Arriving with freshly redesigned aesthetics, the Porsche Macan S is undoubtedly a sports car possessing its “Porsche DNA”.
It instantly grabs attention with the striking light strip that extends over the entire rear and delicately accentuates the new Macan’s presence.
A powerful V6 turbocharged engine features a twin-scroll turbocharger between the cylinder banks propels the Porsche Macan S. It generates a 2,995 cc and a max torque of 354 PS.
With a wide-ratio spread, the 7-speed PDK transmission decreases fuel consumption and increases comfort.
With its responsive powertrains and sports-sedan-like handling, the Porsche Macan S continues its legacy as the beacon of Porsche-ness in the sea of luxury compact-crossover mediocrity.
Special Features of the Porsche Macan S
BOSE Surround Sound System
Porsche renders the Porsche Macan S to provide you with a top-quality audio experience in any adventure you take.
Its BOSE Surround Sound System consists of 12 speakers and an amplifier channel 100-watt subwoofers essential to the vehicle bodyshell, plus a total output of 570 watts.
Get a whole lot more confidence with the ParkAssist system in parking and manoeuvring. It is complete with a different camera perspective, discreetly and smartly installed for a full view display.
It also includes a virtual bird’s eye view of the vehicle shown on the PCM screen with high resolution.
Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
Adjusting the damping force on every wheel based on current road situations, the PASM also considers the driving mode when activated. This electronic damping control enhances comfort while increasing driving dynamics.
The PASM has two settings: it combines sporty and comfortability in “Normal” mode and is much sturdy in “SPORT” mode.
By simply pressing a button, you can easily open and close your tailgate as it features an automatic system.
It provides added value and security to the Porsche Macan S. It also allows you to manually adjust your liftgate’s height to the level you prefer whenever it opens.
Porsche Stability Management
The Porsche Macan S arrives, bringing a high level of active driving safety at lateral and longitudinal limits.
It features Porsche Stability Management (PSM), which includes functions like an anti-lock brake system (ABS) and anti-slip regulation (ASR).
The list consists of the automatic brake differential (ABD), engine drag torque control (MSR), and trailer stability management.
When the Macan S is driven close to its driving dynamics’ limits through its wheels’ targeted braking, the PSM stabilizes the vehicle, including the mentioned functions.
7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
A ground-breaking transmission system that allows the driver to enjoy a more dynamic and sportier driving experience.
Without interrupting the flow of power, the 7-speed PDK transmission can change gears on the spot. It automatically preselects the next gear whenever a specific load is engaged.
The clutch of the target gear also closes synchronically as the engaged gear’s clutch opens.
This transmission provides a seamless transition that allows the driver to enjoy the road with the gear’s capability to change within milliseconds.
Interior of the Porsche Macan S
14-way Comfort Front Seats
Both front seats feature 14-way electric seats comprising a memory package, seat squab length adjustment, and four-way lumbar support.
Comfortable and sure support when cornering, these seats are of premium quality without compromising freedom of movement.
As for the memory function, this feature stores the setting for the seats, steering column, both exterior mirrors and added customized in-car settings.
Front Seat Heating
Porsche Macan S keeps you warm when the temperature drops as it comes with the Front Seat Heating.
This function provides not only luxury comfort, relaxation, and physical benefits but also enhanced safety. Guarantees a high degree of comfort and prevents cramped posture.
Heated Multifunction Sports Steering Wheel
The leather-cased sports steering wheel is in carbon and adorned with decorative stitching and a heated function.
More functional and lightweight, this sporty steering wheel displays a small centre pad with a chrome ring surrounding the Porsche crest and two alloyed gearshift paddles for easier access while driving.
High-Technology Driver-Assistance Features
A high-resolution 4.8-inch colour display instrument cluster keeps you informed with the most current information you need as you drive.
This refreshed digital display also gives you a more comfortable driving experience as it also displays the gear indicator for PSK.
Meanwhile, the fuel gauge provides you information for your speed, distance, fuel, and heat, supported by other warning displays for your safe journey.
Porsche Communication Management (PCM)
The redesigned Porsche Communication Management (PCM) includes a 10.9-inch central display with a high-resolution screen on the dashboard.
It allows ease of access and personalized set-up to the car’s most important settings.
This way, the PCM provides an accessible command centre for audio, lighting, communication, and online navigation.
Porsche Crest on Headrests
Get the full experience of luxury and sporty drive at the same time. As you enter the car, the Porsche Macan S’s front headrest with the “Porsche” crest on it will welcome you.
The powerful crest that exudes the elegance of the vehicle is just right behind your head.
Exterior of the Porsche Macan S
If you are looking for a car that can carry all your extra luggage during an outdoor trip, Porsche Macan S is the perfect choice for you.
Crafted with high standard and finished with black high-gloss paint, Porsche Macan S’ Roof Rail allows you to expand your cargo capacity.
20-inch Macan Turbo Wheels
The Macan’s undeniable visual punch comes with the 20-inch Turbo wheels, designed to be as aerodynamic as the other models, which helps boost the vehicle’s range.
Behind the wheel are the red brake calipers fastened down on steel brakes.
Porsche’s Surface-Coated brakes also now come as a standard in the Macan as this engineered feature prevents rusting and brake dust production.
Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
The original design of four-point headlights in one system includes daytime running lights, dipped beam, main beam, and auxiliary main beam for excellent safety and practical aesthetic – all built on LED technology.
The Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) comes with advanced technology of dynamic range control, speed-sensitive headlight range control, dynamic cornering lights, as well as headlight cleaning system.
LED Light Strip
One of the norms yet distinct features of Macan S is the flawless light strip sitting between the three-dimensional taillights.
The state-of-the-art LED technology illuminates both the light strip and taillights, making sure that the Porsche Macan S is distinguishable even at night.
Automatically Dimming Mirrors
Automatically reducing the light glare from the vehicle behind you, the Auto-dimming Mirrors installed in Porsche Macan S can be a great help, especially at night when a car comes with a bright headlight.
When charged by an electrical current, the electrochromic material changes the colour of the mirrors.
You can quickly identify the Porsche with its remarkable appearance. Tailored exactly for your Porsche, the sound becomes stronger when the sports exhaust system is activated, reinforcing your car’s sportiness. Polished in black, it suits perfectly with the exterior colour.
Porsche Macan S Specifications
- Interior Color: Black standard
- 14-way electric seats (front) with memory package
- Seat heating (front)
- Heated steering wheel
- Comfort lighting package
- Smoking package
- Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch colour display, gear indicator for PDK, fuel gauge, and various warning displays
- Porsche Communication Management (PCM)
- BOSE® Surround Sound System
- ParkAssist (front and rear) including reversing camera
- Exterior Color: Dolomite Silver Metallic
- Roof rails in aluminum, painted in black (high-gloss)
- Side window trims in black (high-gloss)
- ‘PORSCHE’ logo LED door courtesy lights
- Model designation painted in black (high gloss)
- Automatic tailgate
- 20-inch Macan Turbo wheels with Jet Black Metallic paint finish
- LED main headlights in black including Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) and 4-point daytime running lights
- Tinted LED taillights including light strip
- Automatically dimming exterior and interior mirrors
Drivetrain and Chassis
- 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
- Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
- Sports tailpipes in black
- Power steering Plus
- Porsche Stability Management (PSM) with ABS, ASR, ABD, MSR, and trailer stability management
Technical Data of the Porsche Macan S
|Engine Capacity||2,995 cc|
|Max Output||354 PS (260 kW) / 5,400 – 6,400 rpm|
|Max Torque||480 Nm / 1,360 – 4,800 rpm|
|Acceleration||5.3 s (0-100km/h)|
|Top Speed||252 km/h|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||4,696 mm x 2,098 mm x 1,624 mm|
|Fuel Tank capacity||65L|
Porsche Macan S Reviews
Check out what others say about the new Porsche Macan S!
“With a refined chassis, strong turbocharged engines, and a comfortable cabin, the 2021 Porsche Macan is a dual-purpose package.”
Read full review by the Caranddriver
“The S sits between the two and is probably the range sweet spot – at ten grand cheaper than a GTS, it leaves you a lot more wiggle room with the options list.”
Read the full review by the Topgear
“The biggest change has to be the engine, which is still a 3.0 litre V-6, now with a single turbo instead of two. “
Read the full review by the Roadandtrack
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History of Porsche Macan S
The Porsche Macan (Type 95B) is a five-door luxury crossover SUV manufactured in 2014 by the German automaker Porsche in Leipzig, Germany. Many variants, including the Macan, Macan S, Macan S Diesel, Macan GTS, and the Macan Turbo, are included in the Macan range. The Macan shares the Audi Q5 with the platform.
The Porsche Macan shares its framework and wheelbase with the first-generation Audi Q5 (2008–2017). The suspension configuration is based on and completely rebuilt from the Audi, but the engine, transmission case, suspension tuning, interior, and exterior body are unique to the Macan. It is also 1.7 in (43 mm) longer and 1.4 in (36 mm) more expansive than a Q5.
The name Macan was encouraged by the power, speed, and agility of the model, as it is the tiger’s Indonesian name. Today, all Porsche Macan models exhibit these characteristics, and future models are expected to push and exceed the limits already set by Porsche. The Porsche Macan has six models under its belt at present: The Porsche Macan, Porsche Macan S Diesel, Porsche Macan S, Porsche Macan GTS, and Porsche Macan Turbo.
Seen as the Porsche Cayenne’s little brother, the Porsche Macan S has grit when it comes to speed, power, and looks. This model packs in a top speed of 254 km/h with a classic Porsche and Audi Q5 look and moves flawlessly. A twin-turbo engine with 2997cc 6-cylinders and a fuel tank of 3 litres powers the Macan S. On the other hand, the 340bhp ensures you feel every bit of the power and muscle beneath the hood.
The interior comes with the latest comfort, luxury, and comprehensive infotainment innovations. Control is outstanding, and even at top speed, the car moves flawlessly. It is also appropriate for all roads as it features a system of traction control that keeps it firmly on its path. Due to its advanced speed, power, and comfort, the Porsche Macan S model costs more than its predecessors.
Porsche Macan S FAQ
How many cc/power does the Porsche Macan S have?
The Porsche Macan S generates a 2,995 cc and a maximum torque of 480 Nm.
What is the top speed of the Porsche Macan S?
With an acceleration of 5.3 s (0-100km/h), the Porsche Macan S has a top speed of 252 km/h.
What is its fuel efficiency?
The Porsche Macan S has a fuel tank capacity of 65L.
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