These days, Tokyo Motor Show hosted an amazing small SUV, which is introduced as the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS. Bearing in mind that the Macan crossover already stands as an outstanding car, you can just imagine what the GTS badge could make of it. The GTS treatment surely means more power, but in addition to that, it also includes better chassis and cosmetic improvements inside and out. This way, Porsche’s small crossover SUV finally gets its performance model.
2017 Porsche Macan GTS: Engine and Specs
Under the hood, the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS will offer a retuned twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine, which is boosted for 20 horses and 30 lb-ft, so now delivers 360 hp and 369 lb-ft of twist. The powerful engine is paired with a Porsche’s seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive. Top speed is limited at 159 mph, while the crossover achieves 4.6 seconds 0-60 sprint.
2017 Porsche Macan GTS: Interior and Exterior Changes
The 2017 Macan GTS is essentially a new trim, so there are some big differences on the exterior and interior styling. Except it carries the GTS badge, the exterior treatment involves lower fascias, trim for the windows, which are now black, and 20-inches black wheels. Both, the headlights and taillamps are darker, which is usual for all GTS models. As for new features, the Macan GTS will get all-four red clippers, a standard adjustable air suspension, and upgraded braking system, which now offers 14.2-inch big front and 13-inch big rear brakes. The front part uses six-piston monoblock calipers, while the rear gets a single-piston floating calipers.
Inside, the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS gets some amazing characteristics. The features like the Bluetooth and USB connectivity are standard, while you have don’t get the navigation and Apple CarPlay with the base model. However, the new styling includes sport seats with microsuede inserts and cabin stitching.
2017 Porsche Macan GTS: Price and Release
The 2017 Macan GTS is already priced, so when it goes on sale next March, if you want this really outstanding small SUV, you will need to have $68,000.