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Porsche Macan SUV Expected To Get 4-Cylinder Engine
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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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Video: RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911 Makes Some Tasty Donuts

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Good morning, TopSpeeders; we’re serving up a hot helping of vulcanized donuts for your visual consumption. Today’s chef is Brian Scotto and his 1991 Porsche 911 Turbo do the cooking. This isn’t just a regular 911 Turbo, this Porsche has been worked over by the Japanese company Rauh-Welt Begriff. Scotto and RWB have done some serious modifications to the Porsche, not exclusive to that outlandish body kit. The car’s suspension sits an inch and a half l ...
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Hotel staff tries and fails to insert voluminous bag inside Porsche 918 Spyder's tiny trunk [video]

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Aug 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Mercedes-Benz has released yet another teaser for the upcoming AMG GT. Nothing new here, as the Germans have been doing that for quite a few months, but this new video confirms the sports car will make its world premiere on September 9th, 2014. Other than that, the footage showcases the development of the AMG GT, which took 32 months of engineering and testing in no less than 15 countries. Impressive!What’s more, the video confirm ...
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