The Porsche Macan Turbo returns for the 2020 model year with quicker acceleration, a higher top track speed and improved braking ability over the preceding Macan Turbo model.
Pricing starts at $94,200 and will arrive in Canada at the end of 2019.
A 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 engine generates 434 hp and 405 lb/ft of torque enabling a 0-60 mph sprint of 4.3 seconds, or 4.1 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package.
In both cases, the acceleration figure represents a 0.3-second improvement versus the predecessor model with or without the Sport Chrono package.
Top track speed is now 167 mph, an increase of three mph.
The same engine is also used in the Cayenne and Panamera model lines and replaces the 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6 used in the previous Macan Turbo.
As with other Macan models, power is sent to all four wheels through a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission and Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel drive.
In addition to a new powertrain, the standard equipment list gains several performance focused items.
They include Porsche Surface Coated Brakes (PSCB), which offer an improvement in both stopping power and aesthetics over the brakes of the preceding model.
A Sport Exhaust system also joins the list of standard performance equipment, further elevating the level of emotional engagement that this model offers.
By default, 20-inch Macan Turbo wheels are also standard and offer a one-inch increase in standard wheel diameter. Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) dampers are also standard equipment.
Optional height-adjustable air suspension with optimized rolling pistons and new shock absorber hydraulics, Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV +) and the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) are available as extra-cost options.
The 2020 Macan Turbo interior includes an elevated level of standard equipment relative to the rest of the model line. An Alcantara® roof liner, 18-way Adaptive Sport Seats with Memory Package and a 665-watt, 14-speaker Bose Surround Sound system are also included as standard.
As with other new Macan models, a 10.9-inch full HD touchscreen offers the latest version of Porsche Communication Management (PCM), which includes Porsche Connect Plus, adding an LTE telephone module, an integrated SIM card and a slot for an external SIM card, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot and a one-year subscription to numerous Porsche Connect services including connected navigation.
A Multifunction GT Sport steering wheel is also available as an option. Starting with the 2020 model year, the Macan also offers Qi inductive charging. This feature is included in the Smartphone Compartment, which is optionally available on all Macan models.