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Porsche Macan SUV Expected To Get 4-Cylinder Engine

Dec 11 2013, 1:16pm CST | by

Macan will be more sports car-like than other SUVs

Porsche engineers have announced that the coming baby SUV from Porsche called the Macan will offer 4-cylinder engines in the foreseeable future reports Autocar. The arrival of the Macan with a 4-...

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Porsche Macan SUV Expected To Get 4-Cylinder Engine

Dec 11 2013, 1:16pm CST | by

Macan will be more sports car-like than other SUVs

Porsche engineers have announced that the coming baby SUV from Porsche called the Macan will offer 4-cylinder engines in the foreseeable future reports Autocar. The arrival of the Macan with a 4-cylinder will mark the first four banger under a Porches hood since the 968 went out of production.

The 4-cylinder will be a gasoline-powered engine. Porsche is also expected to offer a 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel engine eventually. The entry level engine is expected to produce 280hp. Porsche also notes that the goal with the Macan was to produce sports car responses.

Porsche claims the Macan will have best in class brake performance and steering precision. Porsche will also offer a Macan with a 3.0L V6 twin turbo engine producing 335hp. A diesel version will get a 3.0L V6 diesel with 254hp. The top Macan in the range will have a 394hp 3.6L twain turbo V6 and be able to reach 62mph in 4.8 seconds.

 
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