The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS is one of the funky concepts and fascinatingly boxy designs at the 2015 Motor Show in Tokyo. The model is slotted between the range-leading Macan Turbo and the base model of Macan S. The 2017 Macan GTS offers a maximum power and torque when combined with the Turbo’s gearbox and the all-wheel drive system.
The athletic looks and a reduced ride height further drive the GTS towards the track celebrity Porsche that needs to vie competently with its market rivals, such as Mercedes and Audi. It is going to be powered by the commanding twin-turbocharged engine of the Macan S to offer more power and torque. The seven-velocity double-clutch PDK gearbox and the traction Management system of Porsche are used to assist to get power to the ground.
2017 Porsche Macan Changes, Exterior
The next generation Porsche Macan comes with a menacing, low slung and aggressive external look. It comes with a fiery red-coated body color and matte black pronunciations. With these outside features, the new model GTS displays a more focused stance than Macan Turbo and the Macan S.
In the front, the 2017 Macan GTS features a blacked-out grille with discretionary LED headlamps and standard mist lights, both come with smoldered housings. The trim-elite 20” RS Spyder Design alloy wheels come with the Satin Black finish, which allows the 6-piston brake calipers completed in red peek through. The single-piston units that are found at the rear part of the vehicle complement the calipers. There is a black accent piece between the wheels on the lower part of both doors, which can be found on no other vehicle in the class, except on the 2017 model.
At the rear, the new model GTS comes with bright accents provided by 4 numbers of chrome-tipped exhaust pipes, projecting from the underneath of the back bumper. Both the LED tail lamps and the black color logo on the tailgate are covered by smoke lenses that assist to differentiate the 2017 model GTS from Macan Turbo and the Macan S.
The 2017 model Macan GTS comes with comes the body dimensions of 184.72” (L) x 82.6” (W) x 63.35” (H), with the wheelbase length of 110.51 inches and curb weight of 4178 pounds (approx 1899 kg).
2017 Porsche Macan GTS Interior
The 2017 Porsche SUV comes with several modified upgrades in its interior design. The cabin of the vehicle comes outfitted with Alcantara and leather seats with an embellished GTS emblem hold the front two travelers. GTS-elite tread plates make obvious precisely what Macan occupants are getting into. Once entered into the vehicle, one can find that the red sewing holds almost every part of leather together and offers a visual banquet. A standard tachometer and optional red seatbelts complete the look.
The new model not only leads the way in athletic advancements, it also debuts the innovative technology, including a novel infotainment system with the Apple CarPlay connectivity that comes with two systems, such as the standard Porsche Connect and the Porsche Connect Plus. The standard Porsche Connect includes CarPlay incorporation, whereas the Porsche Connect Plus comes with CarPlay, together with 3D navigation system with satellite image covers and dynamic road calculations, immediate traffic updates and LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.
All models of the new Porsche Macan GTS 2017 will be provided with the Porsche Communication Management system as standard, which includes an eight-speaker Sound Package, a USB and aux-in crossing point, SiriusXM and high definition radio, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Regarding safety, the new vehicle comes with standard safety features, such as:
Side, front and curtain airbags.
Electronic stability control.
Front and back crumple zones.
Reinforced cabin structure.
The 2017 Macan comes with the all-wheel drive mode as standard with the engine at its front. It comes outfitted with a V6 engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters that delivers the highest power of 360 horses at 6,000 RPM and the highest torque of 369 lbs per foot at 1,650-4,000 RPM. The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS engine is mated to a seven-velocity PDK double-clutch transmission. With this engine, the new Porsche SUV attains the speed from the static mode to 60 mph in 5.0 seconds and gets the highest velocity of 159 mph.
Base price and the date of release
The 2017 Porsche Macan GTS release date is estimated to be somwhere before the second quarter of 2016 with the initial cost of $67,200.
See also: 2017 Audi Q7, 2017 BMW X5 Spy Shots
2017 Porsche Macan Photos