New Macan is on the way to conquer again. This model will bring plenty of excitement and updates. However, the most exciting thing about the compact SUV will be its Turbo variant. The 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo is a higher performance model that sits slightly taller and it looks sportier. Compared to the base Macan model, Turbo variant comes with different front fascia.
Under the hood, Macan Turbo will offer a 2.9-liter V6 that cranks out over 400 horsepower. The 2020 Macan Turbo will look very sporty and attractive. Latest spy shots emerged online and the compact SUV was spotted while hauling a small trailer. That suggests this model will be capable to tow smaller things.
2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Redesign, Colors
Unlike the base model, the 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo looks more handsome and sportier. The front fascia is perhaps the most significant change. Turn signals are sitting a bit higher in the fascia, below the headlights. The radiator grille is visible on the spy shots and it looks astonishing. Rear end comes with subtler upgrades.
New roof spoiler gained a pair of strakes and dual exhaust outlets are square-shaped. Four-Point taillights are similar to the units on the base model. Macan Turbo will be available in colors such as Miami Blue, Crayon, Mamba Green Metallic and Dolomite Silver Metallic.
2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Interior Updates
Interior of the all-new 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo will get upgrades as well. However, updates from the inside aren’t that significant as the updates from the outside. New infotainment display is available. That means a 7-inch unit will be replaced. Porsche added more digital functions, voice recognition, and satellite navigation.
Because of a larger display, A/C vents are slightly moved below and the same vents are smaller. The sporty steering wheel comes with more controls. You can opt for a Sports Chrono package that adds plenty of sportiness and traditional analog clock. Safety department will get a significant boost and more driver-assistance systems will be standard.
2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Powertrain Specs
The upcoming 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo will deploy the same engine as the Cayenne S model. It is a 2.9-liter V6 that cranks out 434 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. European model will get a diesel drivetrain that produces 211 horses and 428 lb-ft of torque. Cayenne S comes with 8-speed automatic transmission.
However, the Macan Turbo will most likely deploy a 6-speed gearbox. Regular Macan model sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. Macan S will reach the same speed in 5.2 seconds. With significantly more power, the 2020 Macan Turbo will hit the 60 mph in less than five seconds. Top speed will be better than be base Macan’s 155 mph.
Release Date, Price, and Rivals
According to latest reports, the upcoming Porsche Macan Turbo will arrive in the third quarter of 2019. The production of the standard model already started. The current base model is priced at $48,000 and Turbo variant will cost slightly over $70,000. Just to compare, Macan S costs slightly over $50,000 and GTS model almost $70,000.
The new Turbo SUV will compete with the models such as Jaguar F-Pace, Mercedes GLC AMG, Alfa Romeo Stelvio, and Audi SQ5.