Porsche has pointed out that, despite the concern, the affected Macans still meet safety regulations. The issue is predominantly found in European-spec Macans, which according to Porsche, have been delivered to consumers. Owners of affected vehicles in Europe will be notified and asked to come in for a brief, no-cost inspection.
American consumers, though, have no reason to worry. We reached out to Porsche Cars North America, who confirmed that the vehicles in question were assembled before US-spec cars were screwed together.
"There are no affected vehicles in the US market. The issue was confined to cars produced before the start of production for the United States," said spokesman Nick Twork, in an emailed statement to Autoblog.
Of course, if this investigation expands, we'll be sure to follow up. Take a look below for the official press release from Porsche.
Stuttgart/Germany. Porsche is checking the brake booster units of approximately 2500 new vehicles from the Macan model series that were predominantly delivered to customers in Europe. In-house quality tests revealed that in the initial phase in very isolated cases brake booster units were damaged during an assembly process. The braking function nevertheless complies with legal requirements.
All owners of the Macan vehicles to be examined will be contacted directly by their responsible Porsche dealer. The inspection is free of charge to customers and only takes a few minutes. Other Porsche models are not affected by this measure.