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2015 Porsche Macan Turbo

I knew it was a softball question, but I asked it anyway. It's pretty standard for automakers to offer up some examples of competitors when they invite the media to drive a new vehicle for the first time. If not stated outright, it's just as standard for some journalist to query about the competitive set as soon as the Q&A begins. I knew full well that Porsche believes it has a valuable new niche to itself with the 2015 Macan (and especially with the Macan Turbo), but I wanted to hear the answer to the competitor cars question anyway. Porsche CEO Matthias Müller didn't hesitate... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 3.6L V6
Power:
400 HP / 406 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed DCT
Base Price:
$72,300
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