The Porsche Macan SUV to Be Launched in India by July
Porsche is hoping to Introduce it’s latest Small SUV, the Macan in India By July 2014 . The Macan, which has become a huge hit at the International markets will be hitting Indian roads as soon as the Election results are out , and the pricing will be finalized after that .The news going around is that the Macan will be launched at a price much higher than most of its competitors . But with the sales of the premium SUV going over the roof in most international markets Porsche isn’t much worried about their sales in India . Only limited number of Macan’s will be reaching India because of the increased demand abroad, and Porsche is hopeful that the its SUV will have takers even with the higher price.
Porsche will be introducing two Macan models in India namely the Turbo and the S diesel.
PORSCHE MACAN S DIESEL
The Macan S diesel will have a 3.0 Litre V6 Turbo diesel engine producing 245 Ps at 4250 rpm and 580 Nm of Torque at 1725-2500 rpm . The Macan S diesel boast of a 0-100 time of 6.3 seconds and a top speed of 230 kmph
The S diesel come with Multi function steering , CDR plus audio system , sport button etc as standard option . More features can be added according to Individual preference
PORSCHE MACAN TURBO
The Macan Turbo will be powered by a 3.6 litre Bi turbo V6 petrol Engine producing 400hp of power at 6000 rpm and 550 Nm of Torque at 1350-4000 rpm . The Macan Turbo has a top speed of 266 kmph and a 0-100 km/h time of 4.8 seconds .
Standard Equipment available in Turbo include Bose surround system , Bi xenon headlight , Multi function sports steering and aluminium interior package .More features can be added according to Individual preference
Porsche India is claiming that the Macan will provide adequate features to justify it heavy pricing . The Macan will be brought to India via the CBU route and is expected to be priced close to 85 Lakhs . To put that in to perspective the Audi Q5 ( which the Macan is based on )starts at 50 Lakhs .