The latest spy photos reveal some significant upgrades on the forthcoming 2022 Porsche Macan. Generally, the caught prototype wears mild camouflage, and we can see some upgrades, particularly upfront. The interior is also spied, so expect changes here as well. If you didn’t know, this small SUV firstly arrived on the scene in 2015, and it received a major update last year.
According to many popular websites, the upcoming SUV will also be available as an electric model. It will use a new PPE dedicated EV platform developed by Porsche and Volkswagen Group. The new Macan is expected to arrive in 2022, alongside other versions.
2022 Porsche Macan Maintains DNA of the Previous Model
The forthcoming 2022 Porsche Macan has been spied recently on the German roads, and it maintains the DNA of the previous model. Basically, we managed to see some visual updates, but Porsche worked hard to hide them from the curious eyes. First of all, the caught model looks the same dimensionally as the predecessor, but it will ride on an entirely new PPE platform.
Moreover, this platform is intended for EV models. However, we clearly saw that both bumpers had been chiseled, and the manufacturer added a better headlight graphic. Generally, this design language reminds us of a Cayenne model. Along with that, the new Porsche Macan comes with side skirts and a liftgate-mounted spoiler that integrates the full-width LED brake light.
The most mysterious part of this SUV is its cabin. Basically, we don’t have any official information on what will be changed inside. From some speculations, the upcoming 2022 Porsche Macan will gain a completely redesigned cabin.
However, the same layout will remain for sure, and the manufacturer might add more premium materials and technology. The electric Macan might be offered with a variety of features that could be borrowed from the Taycan electric model. Whatever, we can expect a stylish model with plenty of new techs and many driver assists.
The new 2022 Porsche Macan’s entry-level specification consists of a four-cylinder single turbocharger that will crank 241 horsepower. Moreover, the top-of-the-line Macan Turbo offers a more potent engine that can also be found under the hood of the RS4 Avant.
This unit uses a 2,9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 powertrain that is capable of generating 434 horses. The latest results reveal that this model can hit 60 mph in 4.3 seconds and reaching a faster top track speed of 167 mph
Porsche Macan EV
As we mentioned, the second-generation Macan will be the first Volkswagen Group SUV that will ride on the firm’s new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) underpinnings. Porsche has recently revealed that the PPE platform will share the same 800V/350kW charging capability with the Taycan model. That means we should expect Macan to cross around 300 miles on a single charge.
How Much Does the New Porsche Macan Cost?
The 2022 Porsche Macan will probably cost slightly higher than the previous generation, especially the new EV model. The current basics SUV starts at $52,100, while the Porsche Macan Turbo, as the top of the lineup model, costs $84,600.
Moreover, fully loaded Porsche Macan Turbo cracks the $100,000 mark with ease. Generally, Porsche Macan remains one of the priciest compact luxury SUVs in the segment. Its resale value is excellent and is better than that of the Audi Q5, BMW X5, or Lexus NX 300.