The Porsche Macan probably doesn’t need any more aesthetic upgrades; it already looks like a born and bred Porsche , right down to the subtle styling hints attributed to its big brother, the Cayenne. But who am I to tell Porsche what it can and can’t do, especially when it comes to offering new personalization options for its new crossover ? The truth is, Porsche Exclusive’s new options for the Macan are added luxuries to the Macan. You don’t need it, but it’s nice to know that it’s being offered, you know, just in case you want to give your Macan a personalized touch.
Porsche Exclusive’s Sport Design package comes with a comprehensive list of upgrades, including lights and aero upgrades. New bi-xenon headlights are available, as are dark-colord LED rear lights, both of which are part of the Sport Design package. These lights come with the new Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) and are matched with smoked LED rear taillights with their own dark red lenses.
A new front apron, side-sill panels, side blades, and a new lower rear bumper section are also being offered in case an owner wants a more dynamic-looking Macan. You can also opt to install a new set of 21-inch Sport Classic wheels that Porsche is offering in three color options and finish off your personalized Macan with a new sports exhaust system with modified silencers and a pair of stainless steel chrome-plated twin tailpipes.
Don’t worry. The Macan’s interior was also given its due attention. The Sport Design package features a new ’Limed Oak’ interior package that includes overlays to the decorative trim on the doors and instrument panel.
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Why It Matters
You can immediately tell the difference between a standard Porsche Macan and one that’s been given the full Sport Design treatment. It’s not going to look as sharp or as imposing as the Porsche Cayenne, but it does more than do its job in making the Macan sportier.
Sometimes, it’s the little things that make a big difference. Porsche Exclusive’s Sport Design package accomplishes that for the Porsche Macan.
The Porsche Macan’s arrival at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show ushered a new generation in the German automaker’s move to become a bigger player in the growing luxury-SUV segment. The Cayenne is still the big brother of the two-model Macan lineup, but Porsche is banking on the Macan establishing a following of its own.
The new crossover certainly looks the part of Porsche and it’s got a 3.0-liter, V-6 engine that produces 340 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque in its S version. The Macan S’ output is good enough to hit 60 mph in 5.2 seconds to go with a top speed of 155 mph.In its Turbo guise, the Macan carries 400 horses and hit 60 mph in as little as 4.4 seconds on its way to a top speed of 164 mph.
On the U.S. market, the Macan S starts at $49,900 and the Macan Turbo starts at $72,300.
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Porsche Exclusive is offering new options for personalising the new Macan*. A Sport Design package, sports exhaust system, bi-xenon headlights and dark-coloured LED rear lights are now available ex-factory. On top of that come the new Sport Classic 21-inch wheel in three colour variants, which draws in its design on the legendary ’Fuchs wheel’ of the 911, and new interior offerings. From December these optional extras can also be ordered for retrofitting via Porsche Tequipment.
The Sport Design package includes front body, side sill panels, rear bottom section and side blades in a unique look that underlines the dynamics of the Macan. In addition the roof spoiler’s trailing edge and the rear mid-section are painted. The Sport Design package is available either completely in the car’s exterior colour or with parts in high gloss black.
At the core of the sports exhaust system are modified silencers, the performance and sound of which can be altered via a special switch on the centre console. Visually the system is recognisable by two twin tailpipe trims made of stainless steel chrome-plated in black or silver.
On the smoked bi-xenon headlights the inner apertures, tubes and painted rims are finished in black. The lights are also equipped as standard with the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS). Matching these there are smoked LED rear lights with dark red lens and surfaces within the fittings finished partially in black.
The range of interior features offered by Porsche Exclusive and Tequipment is also being constantly expanded. With the new ’Limed Oak’ interior package, for example, overlays are added to the decorative trim on the instrument panel and in the doors. In addition numerous interior elements, including for instance the frame of the Porsche Communication Management system (PCM), can be embellished with leather or high-gloss finishes.