New Porsche Macan EV Previewed: All-Electric SUV – 639PS, 1,130Nm

Porsche Malaysia gave us a sneak peek at the all-new Macan EV at the Porsche World Roadshow yesterday and is now available for booking. The latest Macan 4 and Macan Turbo models aim to meet the diverse needs of Porsche enthusiasts seeking an SUV, combining progressive design, iconic Porsche performance, extended range and heightened everyday practicality.

Porsche’s dedication to cutting-edge technology shines in the latest iteration of the Macan, now fully electrified and featuring the newest generation of permanently-excited PSM electric motors on both the front and rear axles. This setup not only guarantees remarkable efficiency but also ensures precise power output reproducibility, elevating the driving experience to new heights.

Impressive Performance

  • Macan 4:
    • Power: 408PS with Launch Control
    • Torque: 650Nm
    • 0-100 km/h: 5.2 seconds
    • Top Speed: 220km/h
  • Macan Turbo:
    • Power: 639PS
    • Torque: 1,130Nm
    • 0-100 km/h: 3.3 seconds
    • Top Speed: 260km/h

These figures underscore Porsche’s prowess in electric performance, offering exceptional acceleration and top speed for both variants.

Advanced Battery Technology

Central to the Macan’s electric capabilities is a lithium-ion battery with a gross capacity of 100 kWh, built on Porsche’s Premium Platform Electric (PPE) with an 800-volt architecture. This setup allows for rapid charging capabilities, with a DC charging output of up to 270 kW, enabling the battery to reach 80% charge in approximately 21 minutes. The Integrated Power Box (IPB) further enhances efficiency, reduces weight, and optimises space.

Aerodynamic Excellence and Design

The Macan’s design is a testament to Porsche’s attention to aesthetics and functionality:

  • Dimensions:
    • Wheelbase: 2,893 mm (86 mm longer than the previous model)
    • Wheels: Up to 22 inches
  • Design Elements:
    • Headlights: Distinctive two-part design
    • Doors: Frameless
  • Aerodynamics:
    • Drag Coefficient: 0.25
    • Features: Adaptive rear spoiler, active cooling flaps

These elements contribute to the Macan’s sleek, sporty appearance and improved aerodynamic efficiency, positively impacting range and power consumption.

Practicality and Space

Electrification has enhanced the Macan’s practicality:

  • Rear Seat Bench Cargo Mode: 540 litres
  • Frunk (Front Luggage Compartment): 84 litres
  • Expanded Rear Luggage Compartment: 1,348 litres with rear seats folded
  • Towing Capacity: 2,000kg

These features ensure ample storage space and versatility, making the Macan suitable for a wide range of activities.

Innovative Interior and Technology

The Macan’s interior blends luxury with advanced technology:

  • Displays:
    • 12.6-inch curved-design instrument cluster
    • 10.9-inch central display
    • Head-up display with augmented reality technology
  • Porsche Driver Experience:
    • Augmented reality integration for navigation and other elements

These features enhance the driver’s experience, providing clear and intuitive access to essential information.

Driving Dynamics and Control

Porsche ensures superior driving dynamics through advanced systems:

  • All-Wheel-Drive: Electronically controlled Porsche Traction Management
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus: Enhances handling and stability
  • Optional Rear-Axle Steering: Improves maneuverability in urban settings and stability at high speeds

These systems work together to deliver the exceptional handling and performance Porsche is known for.

The new electric Porsche Macan sets a benchmark in the SUV segment, combining powerful performance, advanced technology, and practical features. Its impressive specs, innovative design, and commitment to excellence ensure it stands out in the growing electric vehicle market, continuing Porsche’s legacy of delivering thrilling driving experiences.

Pricing will be revealed during the official launch date.

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