New Porsche Macan 2019 – Some people think that Porsche Macan is Audi Q5 but with a more powerful engine. It is more than just it. Even more, now Porsche is working to update the current version with many improvements. So, it is hoped that the next generation of 2019 Porsche Macan will be much more impressive.
We all are ready to welcome Porsche Macan 2019. Here some updates for new Macan rumors and news that CarsSumo collected from reliable automotive sources.
- Update (January 15, 2018): Porsche will obtain an ultimate conclusion next year whether to develop coupe variants and full battery-electric of its Macan and Porsche Cayenne crossovers. Oliver Blume as Porsche CEO stated to the media at an automobile exhibit event that the company will declare its next electromobility plan in the beginning half of 2018.
- Update (February 5, 2018): Porsche officials have declared an electric model of the Macan compact crossover is a likelihood. The general Macan is expected to be redesigned in 2022. Porsche also has been reported to be receiving a coupe body style for the Macan that possible would arrive as an EV in 2021 or 2022.
News & Rumors: New Porsche Macan 2019 Getting Mildest Facelift
2019 Porsche Macan – According to the rumors, Porsche Macan will come with the electric engine. Electric Macan is hoped to attract more buyers. If it comes true, this will be amazing. So, we all expect that 2019 Electric Porsche Macan (EV) will come out soon. Let’s start with its exterior and interior that revealed in its spied some month ago.
Above are some spy shots from AutoEvolution that shows its interior and exterior element.
2019 Porsche Macan Exterior Concept
The exterior of Porsche Macan is similar to Audi Q5. The next generation may remain it. However, there will be some changes from the current model. The future version will look like the new Porsche Cayenne. We expect the larger intakes as well as more aggressive headlights for the new model. Also, Porsche will also offer the larger roof spoiler and also updated tail lights.
The new tail lights will similar to what Porsche Panamera / Porsche 911 owns. Anyway, the body of 2019 Porsche Macan will be more aggressive. What makes people cannot wait for it is that this small crossover will come in Turbo model besides GTS.
2019 Porsche Macan Interior Concept
We feel challenged to find the information related to its interior. This may bring the design of new Panamera or new Cayenne. However, we expect the bigger infotainment screen located on the dashboard. Besides that, the interior will also have new instrument cluster.
2019 Porsche Macan redesign related to interior also includes the features. The future version will reduce the physical buttons. So, it will be simpler and more enjoyable for both driver and passengers. Anyway, this crossover will still be considered as one of the best in its class.
Future Porsche Macan Engine Specs
In this point, the future Porsche Macan 2019 will be powered by 2.0 L turbo-4 engine. This is the base engine that can deliver about 250 horsepower. Besides that, it is also expected to produce 275 pounds-feet of torque. This may be enough for the customers.
The engine is also available in higher option. Porsche will offer 3.0 L turbocharged V6 engine, too. It is purposed to replace 3.0 L from S & GTS. This one should be able to produce 375 horsepower. Besides, 2019 Porsche Macan with this engine is also expected to generate 380 pounds-feet of torque.
One more, the higher end version will use new 2.9 L twin-turbo V6 engine. This must be able to offer 450 horsepower as well as 460 pounds-feet of torque. For the transmission, it will also be new with 8-speed PDK auto transmissions. Overall, the engine will impress many people.
2019 Macan Release Date Prediction
Now, let’s talk about 2019 Porsche Macan release date. Because it is purposed for 2019 car market, so we should be patient to wait for it. Even though we cannot say that it will come out soon, this is possible that this new Porsche Macan will be available by the end of this year or even sooner.
Since the company has not confirmed yet, we cannot say further. Just wait for the official release date and prepare to buy it from now. Also, it’s a good idea to compare new Macan concept with the latest Macan in this page, including Base Macan, Macan Sport Edition, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Macan Turbo.
New Porsche Macan Price
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So, we even cannot guess and estimate the price quickly. But, if we look back to Macan pricing for their current Porsche vehicles will start from $50,000 – $60,000. One thing we believe is that the price will not be too much higher than the current model. It may only be around $1,000 – $5,000 more expensive than the latest model. We can only hope that the price will still be competitive.
Porsche Macan Competitors
What are the rivals for Porsche Macan? One of the best competitors is undoubtedly Audi Q5 that has many similarities especially the design. Besides that, Mercedes GLC-Class also belongs to one of the biggest competitors.
Then, there is also Land Rover Range Rover Velar that is ready to compete with this new Porsche Macan. Another best rival will be Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Considering the rumored specs spread, we all are sure that the next generation Porsche Macan will be able to compete well.
Based on the rumors above, we can conclude. In conclusion, there will be some highs on its specs. Firstly, the design will be recognizable. Besides that, this small crossover is also really fast. Then, the GTS model is very excellent.
However, some lows will also be found. 2019 Porsche Macan will not offer a manual transmission. Besides, this will also be more expensive because of the significant improvements. – CarsSumo.com