New Porsche Macan EV Launched at Rs 1.65 crore

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Porsche Macan EV

Porsche Macan EV first all-electric SUV launched. Porsche decided to release its second generation edition, an electric SUV after the Macan was introduced ten years ago. Maintaining its performance and design ethos, the Macan EV increases range over a longer distance while meeting the needs of Porsche buyers seeking an SUV.

The Macan 4 and Macan Turbo are the two trim levels that Porsche has introduced for the new e-SUV. Starting at Rs 1.65 crore, the Macan Turbo is available in India. Orders can be placed at this time, and deliveries are set to begin in the second half of the year.

Porsche Macan EV’s Design

Porsche Macan EV

A measurement of 4,784 mm by 1,938 mm by 1,622 mm is given for the Macan EV. It is 86 mm longer than the previous model, with a base wheelbase of 2,893 mm. It is among the world’s most aerodynamic SUVs thanks to its 0.25 drag coefficient, which maximizes power and range.

The Macan EV shares many of the same features as the internal combustion engine version, but it also has unique four-point daytime running lights that are positioned slightly lower in the front bumper thanks to the split headlight design. Frameless doors and an LED-connected light are still features of it.

Porsche Macan EV’s Interiors

Porsche Macan EV

The Macan EV features three screens: a curved 12.6-inch instrument cluster, a 10.9-inch infotainment system, and an optional 10.9-inch screen for the front passenger. The Porsche Driver Experience now includes a head-up display with augmented reality technology and virtual navigation arrows as an optional feature. The infotainment system is based on the Android Automotive Operating System.

The rear luggage space is 540 litres with the bench up. The Macan EV also has an 84-litre frunk luggage compartment under the hood.

Porsche Macan EV’s Platform and Performance

The Macan EV is built on the brand new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) with 800-volt architecture, which Audi developed for the Q6 e-tron. The DC charging output is up to 270 kW, which can charge the battery from 10 to 80 percent in approximately 21 minutes.

Both Macan models are powered by a 95kWh battery, with dual motors on each axle and all-wheel-drive. The Macan 4 produces 400bhp and 650Nm. It accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 5.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 220 kilometers per hour. The Macan Turbo, on the other hand, produces 630 horsepower and 1,130 Nm. The Macan Turbo accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of 260 km/h. Macan 4 has a range of 624km whereas the Macan Turbo has a range of 616km.

Porsche Macan EV

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Porsche Macan EV’s Suspension and Rear-Axle Steering

The Macan 4 has a steel-string suspension, while the Macan Turbo has Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) electronic damping control as standard. PASM now includes dampers that use two valves.

The Macan now includes optional rear-axle steering with a maximum steering angle of five degrees. It allows for an 11.1-meter turning circle in urban traffic and when manoeuvring, while also providing driving stability at higher speeds.

FAQ

General

  1. Is the Porsche Macan EV available now?
    • No, the Macan EV is currently available for order only, with deliveries starting in the second half of 2024.
  2. How much does the Porsche Macan EV cost in India?
    • The Macan Turbo, the only variant available now, starts at Rs 1.65 crore.
  3. Is the Porsche Macan EV a good choice for families?
    • While it offers a decent cargo space, the Macan EV’s high price tag and sporty character might make other SUVs more suitable for families.
  4. How does the Macan EV compare to the gasoline-powered Macan?
    • The EV offers a longer range, faster acceleration, and a more modern interior, but it is also significantly more expensive.

Performance and Range

  1. What is the range of the Porsche Macan EV?
    • The Macan 4 offers a range of 624 km, while the Macan Turbo has a range of 616 km.
  2. How fast can the Porsche Macan EV accelerate?
    • The Macan 4 goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds, while the Macan Turbo does it in 3.3 seconds.
  3. How long does it take to charge the Porsche Macan EV?
    • Using a DC fast charger with up to 270 kW output, the battery can be charged from 10 to 80 percent in about 21 minutes.
  4. What kind of charging options are available for the Macan EV?
    • The Macan EV supports both home AC charging and DC fast charging.

Design and Interior

  1. What are the different trim levels available for the Porsche Macan EV?
    • Currently, only the Macan Turbo is available in India.
  2. What are some of the key design features of the Macan EV?
    • It has a drag coefficient of 0.25, making it one of the most aerodynamic SUVs in the world.
    • It features unique four-point daytime running lights and frameless doors.
  3. What technology features does the Macan EV offer?
    • It has a curved driver display, a large infotainment system, an optional passenger screen, and a head-up display with augmented reality.
  4. How much cargo space does the Macan EV have?
    • It offers 540 liters of cargo space with the rear seats up and an additional 84 liters in the frunk (front trunk).

Other

  1. Does the Macan EV come with any driver-assistance features?
    • Yes, it is expected to offer a suite of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).
  2. What are the warranty and maintenance costs for the Macan EV?
    • Specific details about warranty and maintenance costs are not yet available.
  3. Where can I learn more about the Porsche Macan EV?
    • You can visit the official Porsche website or your local Porsche dealer for more information.

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