Porsche Macan GTS Bridges Gap Between ‘S’ and ‘Turbo’ with 360 HP

Making its debut at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, the Porsche Macan GTS has been officially announced with 360 horsepower.

The model is meant to fill the void between the Macan S and Macan Turbo models, powered by the same 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine found in the Macan S. Along with 360 hp, the Macan GTS has 369 pound-feet of torque and a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. The rest of the all-wheel drive powertrain matches up to the Macan Turbo, according to Porsche with the Macan GTS capable of going 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds when equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package.

Other features on the Porsche Macan GTS include a recalibrated Porsche Stability Management system to provide an even more dynamic driving experience. Up front are six-piston calipers finished in red while the rear sports single-piston units.

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Coming standard is air suspension including Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), allowing the driver to adjust both ride height and damper stiffness. Compared to the Turbo model, the Macan GTS also sits 10mm closer to the ground. Giving it a unique look on the exterior, the Macan GTS features black exterior accents with the window trim finished in high gloss black, while the lower body and the Porsche Macan GTS designation on the rear hatch are done in matte black. Standard are 20-inch wheels on all four corners in Satin Black.

Shoppers can opt for a GTS interior package that adds a Carmine Red tachometer and deviated stitching, seat belts and embroidered GTS logos on the headrests.

The 2017 Macan GTS will go on sale starting March 2016 with a starting price tag of $68,195 including destination.

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