The Macan is Porsche’s best selling model in most markets, and with one look at today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 3.0 S it’s pretty easy to see why. Let’s see if easy also applies to its price.
Okay, we’re going to start off the w$28,000 2005 BMW Z3 1.9 that was dressed up to look like a Shelby Cobra. And to the 284 of you who didn’t join in voting it down in
That all being said, I’ve made sure that today’s candidate is 100% certified troll-free. I don’t want to turn every morning into some sort of Pavlovian shell shock of odious
With that as preamble, let’s have a look at this 2015 Porsche Macan S in Rhodium Silver Metallic over an arresting garnet red and black leather interior.
Now, some of you refuse to so much as acknowledge any of Porsche’s inroads (off-roads?) into crossover country but I for one welcome each and every model
These are based on a platform adopted from the last generation Audi Q5 and which in the process has been
The engine here is Porsche’s 2997cc four-cam V6 that with twin turbos givesPorsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) automatic transmission and all-the-time all-wheel drive. Six-pot front brakes help keep things from getting too out of hand.
Being just four years and change old, this Macan is almost new and does come with a CPO warranty for the next two years and unlimited miles. There’s a modest 62,000 already on the clock and a quick perusal of the pics in the ad show that those miles haven’t been too tax
The silver paint holds a strong shine and none of the black trim seems to have aged or suffered at the hands of overzea
The interior shows a bit of flair that the subdued exterior lacks. The red upholstery is mirrored in the instrument faces and brackets a center console awash in buttons, switches and readouts. There are a number of add-ons in here,
The ad does note the addition of Porsche’s Active Suspension Management system and the PTV Plus torque-vectoring AWD. I will additionally
There’s a full-sized spare on a road wheel in the load area which is odd and obviously not something you’d be driving around with. Perhaps it’s the fifth of the 19-inch Turbo wheels that have been fitted to the car and the original spare still lives under the floor.
The car is dealer-offered as are almost all Macans owing to their young age and most likely just-off
The question of the day is whether this Macan is worth that. Do you think that a glorified Q5 could command that much, even if it’s had Porsche’s magic wand waved over it? Or does that price make this Macan a Macan’t?
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