Porsche Macan launched in Qatar

April 2, 2014 9:49 am

Al Boraq Automobiles Co, the exclusive Porsche dealer in Qatar, has announced deliveries of the world’s “first sports car in the compact SUV segment,” the Macan, will commence on April 12, Gulf Times has reported. The new Macan boasts design and performance elements inspired by the brand’s sports cars, including the 911 and the 918 Spyder. Three models are available at Porsche Centre Doha for order: Macan S, Macan S Diesel and Macan Turbo. The Macan S is equipped with a 3.0-litre, 340bhp, V6 biturbo engine, while the Macan S Diesel, is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo, 245bhp diesel engine. As the top derivative, the Macan Turbo is fitted with a 3.6-litre, 400bhp, V6 biturbo engine that can propel the car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds (with Sport Chrono package), reaching a top speed of 266km/h.