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Macan GTS Delivers Loads of Pep in Midsize SUV


Small SUV Provides Premium Driving Experience

The all-new Porsche Macan GTS starts with the popular Macan S, and then adds some specific interior and exterior finishes along with an upgraded engine to deliver a thrilling driving experience. Porsche engineers started with the basic 3.0-liter twin turbocharged V6 from the Macan S, added a few hardware upgrades and fine-tuned the calibration to up the performance to 360 horsepower. Porsche’s Traction Management system works in concert with the dual-clutch transmission to deliver power to the appropriate axle as needed. The result is a 0 to 60 miles per hour run in just 4.8 seconds on the way to a top speed of 159 mph. Feel the power behind the wheel for yourself by taking a test drive at Porsche of Tucson when it arrives next March.

Air Suspension Standard on Macan GTS

For a smooth ride and tight handling, Porsche has incorporated an air ride suspension system on the GTS. The ability to adjust your ride height and control the stiffness of your dampers provides for superb control in virtually any driving condition. Take a close look and you’ll notice that the Porsche Macan GTS is already lower than the Macan Turbo, providing a dropped center of gravity for increased handling. Performance braking all around provides you the ability to stop in a reasonable distance, an important attribute of a car that goes this fast.

Sport Leather Seats Provide Comfort and Stability

As you might expect, Porsche didn’t skimp on the interior appointments. Leather sport seats feature fine Alcantra where the body sits, while firm bolsters keep you in place when careening around hairpin curves. The Porsche Communication Management System provides symphonic quality sound, which you may or may not want to turn up to drown out the throaty roar of the exhaust when pushing the GTS to its limits. Available navigation features a hard drive and provides 3D display with satellite imagery and real-time traffic conditions.

Macan S, Turbo Available Now

Although you do have to wait until next March for the Porsche Macan GTS to arrive at Porsche of Tucson, the very popular Macan S and Turbo are available for sale now. Starting at just $54,400, the S model is a bundle of fun, delivering 340 horsepower while taking just 5.2 seconds to go from 0 to 60. The most expensive Macan is the Turbo, with saves you six-tenths of a second in your run to 60 mph. Whether that and its other features are worth an additional $22,000 are something only you can determine.

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