Besides the GTS and Turbo versions, the 2019 Porsche Macan will offer plenty of other features to make it more exciting. Spy shots are unveiling some of them. First of all, the luxury SUV brings the facelift with new parts. Even more, changes are happening inside the vehicle. A new cockpit in test mules shows few interesting modifications. According to these, the production model will come with the breathtaking interior.
The 2019 Porsche Macan will keep the spot in the compact class, although it will be slightly larger than before. It keeps a five-door body style and plenty of additional options. The German carmaker will keep the existing lineup of trim levels, meaning that Porsche Macan GTS and Porsche Macan Turbo will be the most luxurious models. While it is hard to complain about look, comfort, and performance, the fans can only moan about the price. With reason.
2019 Porsche Macan Redesign
The big update is on the way for the 2019 Porsche Macan. Spy shots of the prototype are already available. Funny, Porsche is not trying to hide it from fans. It is completely without camo with all new details available for spying.
First of all, the new 2019 Porsche Macan will get a new grille. Nevertheless, some say that only the Turbo version will get this feature, while the others are getting revisited an old one. Furthermore, we can spot new taillights design. It is fresh for 2019 Macan, but these are pretty familiar to Porsche fans. The latest Cayenne wears the same lights on the back.
2019 Macan Interior Brings HUGE Infotainment Screen
Besides changes outside the vehicle, the 2019 Porsche Macan will update its interior. Infotainment features will get a boost. More buttons for simplified controls are there. But the biggest change we could notice on the rare spy photo of the interior is the large touchscreen display. The company is going to install a 12-inch monitor.
2019 Porsche Macan Launch Date Set For October
According to trusted sources, the first appearance of the 2019 Porsche Macan will be in Paris Auto Show in October. By then, the vehicle will get a complete look and it will be ready for salons just after the show. We still don’t know if the German carmaker is about to launch all trims together. For example, Turbo model could be considered as a totally different model. It draws a lot of attention itself, so Porsche could release it in 2019.
2019 Porsche Macan Turbo to Cost over $80k
As it is king of the lineup, the 2019 Porsche Macan Turbo will cost the most. With all updates and changes, the price of this version will go above $80,000. Well, there are crossovers with less equipment. The GTS is slightly less packed than Turbo, and it costs $10k fewer. The entry-level Macan will be available for purchase from $50,000.
2019 Porsche Macan Engines and Trim Levels
Under the hood of the 2019 Porsche Macan will be the same engines as before. The entry-level model is coming with a 2.0-liter turbo-four unit. This drivetrain is good for 250 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque while returning 22 mpg combined.
A V-6 is available for the Macan S trim. This 3.0-liter turbo mill adds 90 horses over the four-cylinder’s output. Also, the bigger powertrain is good for 340 pound-feet of torque. Extra power drops the mileage to 20 mpg combined.
The same twin-turbo engine is differently tuned for Macan GTS. It returns the same fuel consumption, but it crunches out 360 hp and 370 lb-ft.
2019 Porsche Macan Turbo
It is not the most exciting and the most expensive model by chance. Among the rich offer of features and accessories, probably the most exciting is its engine. The 2019 Porsche Macan Turbo comes with a 3.6-liter twin-turbo V-6. The beast can produce 400 hp. Twisting power of this mill goes up to 410 pound-feet.
That is not all. Special performance package for the Macan Turbo adds 40 ponies. So, the total output of the crossover can go up to 440 horses, while the torque doesn’t get a boost.
Hybrid Drivetrain for 2019 Porsche Macan
The latest reports are mentioning a hybrid system for the upcoming SUV. It is not impossible knowing that Panamera is being electrified recently. The drive system of its sibling could fit 2019 Porsche Macan Hybrid as well. However, we will see parts from other models, such as sedan 4 E-Hybrid. Nevertheless, electrified Macan is not confirmed, neither the spy photographers caught it on the street yet.