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Inside the Porsche dream factory

Few brands excite enthusiasts like Porsche. Constant refinement of its core product, and its ability to apply its DNA to new segments, means you don’t have to be a car person to appreciate what the brand stands for. It also cashes in on its heritage like almost no-one else, calling on an overstuffed catalogue of legendary racers, road cars and concepts to create a steady stream of expensive, exclusive models that make collectors all frothy and excited...

2019 Porsche Macan S review

The first big revamp of Porsche's Macan range has arrived. Is it 'almost new-generation' as its maker claims or closer to the facelift it appears to be? Let's find out in the newish V6-powered S version.

2019 Porsche Macan review

It was the benchmark before this update and no surprise it's still the benchmark SUV, blending sublime ride comfort with sports car-like handling.

2017 Porsche Macan Turbo Performance Package review

The new top-spec 2017 Porsche Macan Turbo Performance Package is a sublime piece of automotive engineering.

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Porsche Macan Videos

Porsche Museum Tour: Inside the Porsche dream factory

Few brands elicit the sort of starry-eyed thoughts that come about at the mention of Stuttgart's beloved Porsche. Given an opportunity to tour the iconic manufacturer's museum and production facility, we couldn't possibly say no.

2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review

The GTS is the new mid-level entrant to the line up of Porsche's hyper-successful sports SUV. With more power and more kit, is the GTS the one to pick?

Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI Drag Race

http://www.caradvice.com.au/308887/?yt_desc - Read our comparioson of the Macan, SQ5 and X4 here. CarAdvice.com.au pits the Audi SQ5 TDI against the new Porsche Macan S Diesel to see if it can retain its crown as the drag race champion.

Porsche Macan v BMW X4 Review: Potent Petrol SUVs under $100k

Spending $100,000 on an SUV is becoming an increasingly common occurrence in Australia, but never before has there been so much choice, particularly if the ‘S’ in SUV means anything to you. The new Porsche Macan and BMW X4 to take on the existing Range Rover Evoque and Audi SQ5. All four SUVs are all-wheel drive and showcase just how good an SUV can be for the driving enthusiast in all of us...

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Porsche Macan Comparisons

2019 Porsche Macan S v BMW X3 M40i comparison

Porsche's facelifted Macan S brings a freshened look, performance bump and infotainment lift. But can it beat out the mainstay BMW X3 M40i for blending practicality and sportiness?

2018 Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport v Porsche Macan (4cyl) comparison

You could pitch an XJR against a Panamera, or an F-Type against a Boxster or Cayman. Yet the absolute domination of SUVs in today’s sales numbers suggests the most relevant Jaguar versus Porsche comparison pits the F-Pace against the Macan. Many automotive purists would prefer neither existed, believing them to be a slight on two brands with impeccable sporting pedigrees...

2017 Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI v Porsche Macan v Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport comparison

SUVs are such a widely accepted part of the automotive landscape these days that few batted an eyelid when Jaguar, after 80-odd years of racing cars, and manufacturing sporty coupes and sports sedans, released the F-Pace soft-roader in 2016. (And this, after years of denying it would tread on sister company Land Rover’s toes, of course...

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Porsche Macan News

CarAdvice podcast: Celebrating our 150th episode at Zagame Autobody!

To celebrate our 150th episode, Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and James Wong broadcast from Zagame Autobody (check out the photos below) in Tullamarine, Victoria. In car news, the 2020 Lexus LM and the Nissan Slyphy have been unveiled, Tesla has revealed the full self-driving computer described by Elon Musk as 'the best chip in the world', and Great Wall is preparing a 500Nm diesel engine for its new ute...

Porsche Macan: Current car to be built alongside new electric-only model

The current Porsche Macan (pictured) will have its lifespan extended for an indefinite period, primarily to service markets where EV infrastructure is lacking as the second-generation rolls out in pure-electric form. A senior spokesperson for Porsche told Autocar "the petrol-engine Macan will continue to be produced alongside the new electric PPE-based Macan in Leipzig"...

Update: New Porsche fuels debate about Australia’s petrol quality

UPDATE AUSTRALIA'S fuel quality is still apparently not suitable for the latest high tech engines - despite Porsche this week claiming its updated Macan SUV was the first car sold in Australia with a petrol particulate filter. Further investigation found Porsche has in fact not fitted particulate filters to its latest model sold in Australia, contrary to initial reports...

Porsche Macan misses out on standard AEB

Porsche Australia has released its latest SUV without safety technology that comes standard on sub-$20,000 hatchbacks. Despite costing between $80,000 and $100,000 the updated Porsche Macan SUV does not come with autonomous emergency braking as standard — even though the safety aid is fitted to budget-priced models such as the Suzuki Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3 and most other new cars on sale...

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Porsche Macan Owner Reviews

2018 Porsche Macan review

We have had our base-model Macan (or Macan as I will refer to it) for around 12 months. The first thing I learnt when looking at this car is that Porsche don’t need to pay a marketing department – the owners and enthusiasts more than sort that out! Just check out on forums and reviews to see the passion and the push to spend up big...

2014 Porsche Macan Turbo Review

Definitely the best in class performance for putting a smile on your face. Having been a Land Rover owner for past 20 years & still enjoy driving my Discovery HSE which is superior as a 4 x 4 and excellent to carry 7 people or lots of cargo, if one is looking for a great day to day mid-size SUV with 'Best in Class' on road performance with attitude, then the Macan Turbo is the ultimate drivers car...

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