The Porsche Macan on test drive
October 11, 2013 von Jean-Pierre-Binsack
After a long wait , Porsche has finally released the first official teaser of the upcoming Porsche Macan SUV before its world premiere at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show 2013.
The first picture shows the SUV with quad headlights and LEDs such as the Porsche 918 Spyder. While the smaller visual features of the Porsche Macan are a closely guarded secret , numerous details about the Porsche Macan were published recently.
“With the platform donor Q5 , the Porsche Macan really has little to do ,” laughs Oliver Laqua project , as it comes with the black prototype full tilt through the mountains north of the metropolis of Los Angeles. ” All-wheel drive , engine and interior – all we changed . It should just be a real Porsche, ” says Laqua.
Press Report Porsche early 2012 :
Sporty SUV from Porsche ‘s Macan
Stuttgart. The new sports car of Dr. Ing H.C. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, in the SUV segment receives the name Macan . The name is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and combines suppleness , power , fascination and dynamics – core features of the new SUV.
” The Macan combines all sports car characteristics with the advantages of an SUV and is a real Porsche,” said Bernhard Maier, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG. ” The name of a brand new Porsche needs to fit , sound good in very many languages and dialects cells and cause positive associations.”
The fifth series of the Porsche Macan is a central component of the strategy 2018, with the sports car manufacturer would like te expand its model portfolio. Porsche intends the Macan to the success of the Cayenne . The sports SUV runs from 2013 at the Leipzig plant from the tape. To the location in the Saxon metropolis is extended to a full production site including Ka – body construction and painting – with an investment of 500 million euros of the largest construction project in the history of Porsche . In the medium term , the sports car manufacturer will create more than 1,000 new jobs here.
Word names have basically Porsche has a specific connection to the corresponding model and its properties : The name Boxster describes the combination of boxer engine and roadster , Cayenne stands for sharpness , the Cayman is snappy and agile and a Panamera is more than a Gran Turismo and could also the Carrera Panamericana long-distance race win.
Source: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG