Porsche Macan GTS – Improved Power and Performance
October 27, 2015
Enhanced pushing dynamics, extended pushing fun
Atlanta, Georgia. Porsche announces a new Macan GTS. With some-more power, a reengineered suspension, singular GTS-specific extraneous and interior appointments, and new connectivity options, a new Macan GTS provides an eager pushing knowledge that enhances a stream Macan range.
Based on a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine in a Macan S, a Macan GTS incorporates hardware changes and a singular engine calibration to concede a engine to rise 360 hp during 6000 rpm and 369 lb.-ft. of torque between a extended 1650-4000 rpm. The rest of a all-wheel-drive powertrain matches adult to a Macan Turbo; Porsche’s seven-speed PDK dual-clutch delivery is total with Porsche’s Traction Management complement (PTM) that actuates an electro-hydraulic, multi-plate purchase to variably rivet a front spindle depending on traction needs. All told, this powertrain package accelerates a Macan GTS to 60 mph in as small as 4.8s in and with a discretionary Sport Chrono Package and adult to a tip lane speed of 159 mph.
Porsche’s Stability Management complement is also recalibrated for this application, and when total with a Sport Chrono package, it provides an even some-more energetic pushing experience. Large 360 mm front rotors, with six-piston bound calipers finished in red, and 330 mm back rotors, with single-piston calipers also embellished in red, yield a braking force indispensable for opening use and support with torque vectoring, around Porsche’s discretionary Torque Vectoring complement (PTV).
Air suspension, including Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), comes customary on a Macan GTS. This multiple provides tractable float tallness and check stiffness. These parameters assistance optimally balance a automobile for probably any pushing condition. Macan GTS specific cessation tuning also includes a 10-millimeter rebate of customary float height, compared to a Macan Turbo, serve obscure a core of gravity.
The Macan GTS is specially famous by a many black extraneous accents. The window trim is finished in high shimmer black, there is a matte finish on a reduce physique and a Porsche Macan GTS nomination on a back hatch, and a customary 20″ RS Spyder Design wheels are finished in Satin Black. Side blades, located in a reduce apportionment of a doors, are matte black with GTS logos in resisting shimmer black. The Macan GTS will be accessible with discretionary LED headlights that underline Porsche’s singular four-point daytime using lights, as good as a cornering light function.
On a inside, a Macan GTS facilities a customary leather package and GTS competition seats with Alcantara® chair centers and GTS logos on a headrests. An discretionary GTS interior package, featuring a Carmine Red tachometer and deviated stitching, chair belts, and festooned GTS logos on a headrests is also available. The customary PCM (Porsche Communication Management system) includes Sound Package Plus, 8 speakers, a USB and aux-in interface, SiriusXM® and HD radio™, and Bluetooth® capability. An discretionary PCM with Navigation procedure includes a hard-drive formed navigation complement that supports 3D navigation display, satellite picture overlays, and energetic lane calculation.
Two connectivity systems are optional: accessible for a customary PCM is Porsche Connect, that provides Apple CarPlay™ integration. Porsche Connect Plus is accessible for a PCM with Navigation system. Connect Plus expands on Connect by including a hot-spot able LTE modem for connectivity. Passengers can roller a web, while a motorist can entrance real-time traffic, and even send destinations and calendar appointments from a smartphone into a PCM.
The 2017 Macan GTS goes on sale in Mar 2016, with a bottom MSRP of $67,200 incompatible a end change.
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