2017 Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package: When Too Much Isn’t Enough


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The Porsche Macan is one of our favorite SUVs, so much so that we named it the best luxury compact on our 10Best Trucks and SUVs list. Built atop the Audi-designed MLB modular-longitudinal architecture, it offers a delightful balance of speed, style, and utility. It recently won a comparison test against the excellent Jaguar F-Pace, and it still looks as great as it did when it was introduced three-plus years ago. Now Porsche has added a dollop of extra power to the top-of-the-line Macan Turbo—a full 40 horsepower, actually, a 10 percent bump to the 400 horses produced by the direct-injected, twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V-6. Given Porsche naming conventions, you might expect that such a vehicle would be called the Turbo S, but it is instead the Macan Turbo with the newly optional Performance package. READ MORE ››


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