With its 100% Porsche lines matched only by the level of performance and technology offered, the small Porsche SUV quickly managed to capture the crown of this segment, which is nevertheless very high, given the competition that reigns there. However, it remained imperturbably the king of its category, thanks to the skilful blend of sportiness and unprecedented versatility that it offered. Even after having launched a number of versions, each more exclusive than the other, Porsche has just unveiled a new variant of it. Porsche Quebec, your reference Porsche dealership from Ste-Foy to Trois-Rivières and the rest of the National Capital region, tells you all about this new version, whose name is “Porsche Macan T 2023”. Keep reading now!
The elegant lines of the Macan magnified by the “Porsche T” treatment, for even more athleticism.
First, let’s talk exterior design! Indeed, this will be the very first element you will see of the 2023 Macan T when it is available at your Porsche dealership in Quebec. You will be on familiar ground, since the new Porsche compact SUV still sports its refined and sporty lines, for our greatest pleasure, and especially yours!
This is how you will find the model's characteristic headlights, in the shape of inverted drops of water, at the end of the front fenders, a trademark of Porsche since the launch of the 356. Just below, you will find a front bumper very airy displaying on its own all the sportiness of the model. From the side, the fenders are still just as curved and contrast with the hollow sides, as well as the increased ground clearance, to bring out an impressive musculature. This feeling of power is confirmed, finally, at the rear, with lights that are just as sharp and connected to each other by an optical strip of the most beautiful effect!
However, the Porsche luxury compact SUV has specific elements that further enhance its features: exterior mirror shells and trunk spoiler in Agate Gray color exclusive to this version, glossy black exhaust tips, or wheels of 20 in “titanium” gray color inspired by the “S” version. The Macan T 2023 undeniably visually represents the “Macan” concept at its purest. So expect to turn all heads on your way, from Trois-Rivières to Ste-Foy!
At Porsche, it is above all on its technical sheet that a sporty vehicle is expected, and the new Macan T is no exception to this essential rule. However, rest assured: this new version of the Porsche sport utility is more than worthy of the DNA of the Zuffenhausen Manufacturer.
However, it is not on the side of the engine (here shared with the "base" Macan 2.0 T, and still providing 261 hp for 295 lb-ft of maximum torque) that we should look for improvements compared to the entry-level version, but well at the level of the chassis! The T therefore takes on its full importance and puts priority on the engine, so that, without pun intended, this version can be described as “Macan T 2.0”. Porsche has indeed favored this four-cylinder 2.0 turbo, compared to the turbocharged 2.9 V6 of the S and GTS variants, because it removes 58.8 kg from the front axle, thus allowing an optimum weight / power ratio, according to the constructor.
The task of transmitting the cavalry to the ground has been entrusted to a very fast seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, as well as an ultra-efficient all-wheel drive, the management of which is specific to the model. It has been calibrated so that the torque is sent in priority to the rear axle for more energetic pick-up when exiting curves. The Sport Chrono package, meanwhile, is part of the standard equipment. Thus rigged, the Macan T is capable of 0-100 km/h in just 6.2 seconds, and can travel at a maximum speed of 232 km/h!
If you add the optional air suspensions that further reduce body roll in corners, and also model-specific Porsche Plus torque distribution management, you simply get the Macan that provides the most dynamic driving experience. exhilarating experience in the Quebec region!
A magnificent and sober interior putting the driver at the center of the debates.
Finally, the icing on the cake: the cabin of the 2023 Porsche Macan T. Here, it is the specific seats based on the black leather package that will hold your full attention. Their center section features Sportex trim with vertical stripes, while the first-row headrests are embossed with the Porsche logo.
Everything is put together using contrasting silver-coloured stitching, topstitching that you will also find on the steering wheel. Finally, the last elegant touch to complete the whole thing: the aluminum door sills bear the inscription “Macan T”.
For the rest, you will find everything that makes the strength of the Macan range, starting with an industry-leading quality of finish, for the adjustment of its components to the millimeter and which are also ultra-strong, as well as a ergonomics of the controls absolutely perfect and studied, above all, for dynamic driving. It's very simple: you'll feel like you're one with your machine every time you get behind the wheel!
Want to know more about the 2023 Porsche Macan T, including its specific release date or prices? Contact one of our specialists now at Porsche Quebec, your Porsche dealer of choice in the city of the same name! We will be happy to answer your questions. We'll also be happy to let you know about Porsche offers and Porsche lease/finance programs that will be in effect when available, so you can get behind the wheel of yours as soon as possible.