Porsche Malaysia taking pre-orders for new Macan 4 and Turbo

SEPANG: Pre-orders in Malaysia for the all-electric Macan have begun, following a sneak preview at the Porsche World Roadshow 2024 at Sepang International Circuit.

Porsche Malaysia, represented by Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP), said the new Macan 4 and Turbo aim to completely fulfil the requirements of Porsche customers choosing an SUV (sport utility vehicle).

“We are excited as the Macan enters a new era of e-mobility. The Macan has always been the sports car in the compact SUV segment and now, with its all new powertrains and coupe-like flyline offering a sharper and sportier design, Porsche is bringing the all-electric Macan to a whole new level,” shared Christopher Hunter, CEO of SDAP.

The second-generation Porsche Macan, now in all-electric form, offers top-class E-Performance.

In combination with Launch Control, the Macan 4 produces up to 300kW (408PS) of overboost power, while the Macan Turbo boasts up to 470 kW (639 PS).

The maximum torque is 650Nm and 1,130Nm, respectively.

The Macan 4 accelerates from a standstill to 100km/h in 5.2 seconds, while the Macan Turbo takes just 3.3 seconds.

The two models achieve top speeds of 220 and 260km/h, respectively.

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There's a 100kWh lithium-ion battery, and the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) with 800-volt architecture is used by Porsche for the first time in the new Macan.

The DC charging output is up to 270kW, and the battery can be charged from 10% to 80% within 21 minutes.

AC charging at up to 11kW is possible at household wall boxes.

The combined WLTP range is up to 613km in the Macan 4 and up to 591km in the Macan Turbo.

Storage capacity behind the rear seat bench is up to 540 litres (cargo mode).

A second luggage compartment under the bonnet provides another 84 litres.

This amounts to 136 litres more than the previous model.

With the rear seats folded, the rear storage capacity increases to up to 1,348 litres.

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For the first time, the Porsche Driver Experience also includes a head-up display with augmented reality technology.

Virtual elements such as navigation arrows are visually integrated seamlessly into the real world.

The image appears to the driver at a distance of 10 metres and corresponds to the size of an 87-inch display.

The new-generation infotainment system is based on Android Automotive OS.

The standard Porsche Communication Management (PCM) in the new Macan takes computing performance to a new level.

For example, the “Hey Porsche” voice assistant suggests routes, including charging stops, at lightning speed.

Meanwhile, this is the first Macan with rear-axle steering and two-valve dampers.

Both the Macan 4 and the Macan Turbo have all-wheel drive.

Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus), an electronically controlled differential lock on the rear axle, also contributes to the traction, driving stability and lateral dynamics of the Macan Turbo.

Macan models with air suspension – also standard on the Turbo – are equipped with the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) electronic damping control.

This can also be combined with the steel-spring suspension as an option.

PASM now also features dampers with two-valve technology. Thanks to the more expansive damper map, this results in a wider spectrum between comfort and performance.

This makes the differences between the driving programmes even more tangible.

For the first time, the Macan has optional rear-axle steering, with a maximum steering angle of five degrees.

It enables a compact turning circle of 11.1 metres in urban traffic and when manoeuvring, while simultaneously enabling exceptional driving stability at higher speeds.

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