Porsche Macan GTS: A Formidable SUV With Great Handling and Impressive Power

Mar 27, 2017 11:10 AM EDT | Yen Palec

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The Porsche Macan GTS is considered by many motoring experts to be the sweet spot between the balance of cost, performance and price. The Macan GTS also provides great utility and practicality features with great performance.

All Porsche Macan models come equipped with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. The engine produces 360 horsepower and 369lb-ft of torque. All these power is sent to all four wheels using a seven-speed PDK transmission system.

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The Porsche Macan GTS is also packed with performance parts. It has ceramic-composite brakes, active air suspension, torque vectoring system, and sports exhausts. Options like leather interior and a 21-inch wheel set are also available.

The Macan GTS can accelerate from zero to 62mph in 4.8 seconds and It has a top speed of 165mph. With regards to its fuel consumption, Porsche rated the Macan GTS with 31mpg. However, a real-world test performed by  yielded a 23mph rating. The car has a 75-liter tank and can have a driving range between 300 and 350 miles.

The base model of the Porsche Macan GTS costs $69,000. With options added, the SUV's price could shoot in upwards of $89,000. For this price, you will get a roomier SUV.

One of the many great things said about the Macan GTS is its improved handling and driving performance. Several reviews of the Macan GTS also revealed how powerful it is, even when being driven in bad weather conditions, according to .

The Porsche Macan GTS might cost quite a bit, especially when compared to more conventional options. However, this price comes with premium upgrades and impressive performance for an SUV. Moreover, the car's badge itself is a testament to years of excellence when it comes to cars.

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