Porsche's New baby SUV will be called as Macan features and all functions specification
According to Porsche, the name Macan is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger & combines suppleness, power, fascination & dynamics which will be the core characteristics of this new SUV. The Macan is part of Porsche�s new model strategy known internally as �Strategy 2018�.
The Macan SUV will be manufactured in Porsche�s Saxony production line in Leipzig, Germany in 2013. This plant is being expanded into a fully fledged production unit including body assembly line & paint shop with an investment of 500 million Euros. This makes it one of the biggest building projects in Porsche�s corporate history. With this expansion, there will be an addition of 1,000 new jobs as well. The Macan will be the 5th model in Porsche line up & will be based on Audi Q5 which is manufactured red at Bratislava.
Porsche describes the Macan as an �entry model� & said it would �attract new & even younger customers to the premium brand along with the Boxster�; such a statement points to a starting price in the same as mid range Q5s. The Cajun�s engine options are likely to start with a four cylinder, turbocharged powerplant & include V6 petrol & diesel engines, plus a hybrid.