The latest update on the new Macan could be the last one we see on the first generation. The changes we expect for the 2021 Porsche Macan will surely be huge enough for the fresh start. The luxury crossover SUV is launching an all-electric version and fans can already plan the purchase, since rumors are coming from trusted sources.
Well, the EV is not the only version of the 2021 Porsche Macan. There are performance-oriented S and Turbo models as well. The E-Hybrid system is already available for Macan’s larger sibling, Cayenne. The crossover will also change the exterior and interior in order to refresh the appearance and styling.
All-Electric 2021 Porsche Macan Debuts Next Year
The development of the Macan EV is not a secret. But, everything else about this model is undisclosed. According to speculations, the 2021 Porsche Macan will get a pair of batteries and an all-wheel drive. The output will depend on the power of these electric units, but the high-end models will be on the same level as S and Turbo versions.
What is more important is the range of the 2021 Macan EV. The German carmaker will aim around 250 miles for the base models. Whatsoever, the upper trims and larger batteries will go up to 350-400 miles. Recharging time will take 2 hours with special equipment. On the home outlet, the base version will probably need 7-8 hours. A quick 15-20 min recharge will hit the 80 percent of the battery.
The new crossover SUV will keep its aggressive appearance and luxury cabin. However, the 2021 Porsche Macan will look different. The rear end could be bigger, while the front fascia takes the new grille, bumper, and headlights. A new set of wheels will complete the redesign.
Inside the cabin, you will find the premium materials covering all elements. Leather treatment depends on the trim level. High-end versions are coming with the sports buckets. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard, as well as the premium audio system. Navigation remains optional, though.
2021 Porsche Macan Specs
The base version of the 2021 Porsche Macan will keep a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine. It produces 260 hp and it doesn’t make a huge difference from other similar models. But, if you need a banger, then a V6 is another option. Coming as the Macan S, the 3.0 engine offers 350 hp and 355 lb-ft. both units are paired with a 7-speed PDK auto gearbox. It sends power to all wheels exclusively. The towing capacity of the compact crossover SUV reaches 4,400 pounds.
Top of the class version for the new SUV is the 2021 Porsche Macan Turbo. A 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 powertrain cranks 400 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. Turbo version needs less than 5 seconds to sprint 0-60 mph. Optionally, with the Sport Chrono package, the acceleration drops to 4.5 seconds. Max speed of the 2021 Macan Turbo will be 160 mph.
2021 Porsche Macan Release Date and Price
The base price for the 2021 Porsche Macan will be modified. After the redesign, the MSRP will jump a bit, but the initial cost won’t be higher than $53,000. The V6 and Macan S package are exceeding $60k. Turbo version will cost closer to $90,000. At the moment, it stands at $85,000.
We have no clues about the price of the Macan EV. Fans will know more when the vehicle makes the first appearance. Before that, the new base version will be on the market, but not before the final quarter of 2020.