Foreign publications have published photos of test prototype crossover Porsche Macan new generation. The official presentation is expected next year.
The era of electric vehicles for the German Porsche started last summer, when the brand introduced an all-electric sedan Taycan. Porsche plans to fully implement the plan for the electrification of its lineup. Part of this strategy will be the creation of an electric version of the popular compact crossover Macan. Such execution models will be proposed for the next generation of Macan. It’s a bold step for best-selling model of the automaker, but it also shows how serious Porsche in their aspirations to introduce more models with electric motor.
Foreign journalists were able to capture an early test prototype of the Macan next generation. The machine has the body of the current generation crossover with slight modifications.
The rear bumper is slightly different, and the bottom of the doors, and air intakes of the front bumper is covered with camouflage. Insiders say that this is a Macan test mule of the next generation, adding that the sale of the car will be available with petrol engines and fully electric. Have a Macan on the “spy” photos was the petrol engine.
When will the Macan EV, it can offer up to 700 horsepower and to have as many versions of that electric sedan Taycan. It is known that electrocreaser will be built on the platform Premium Platform Electric (PPE) from the German VW Group. It is expected that the electric crossover will be able to boast the torque of 1017 Nm, which will be sent to all four wheels – one electric motor on each axle.
Porsche Macan petrol engine, likely to be based on the same platform as the Audi Q5 second generation. The new Macan will appear in 2021 as a crossover 2022 model year. The Macan EV is scheduled to begin by the end of 2022.