Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
26 Oct 2021
10:27 am

Porsche Macan: More than just a gateway to Stuttgart

Jaco Van Der Merwe

The “base model” of this compact SUV range gets from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 6.4 seconds.

GTS has taken over as the new top-spec Macan

The Porsche Macan is a very important model for Stuttgart. Launched in 2014 as the gateway into the Porsche brand, over 600 000 units have been sold worldwide. Significantly, over 80% of Macan buyers are also first-time Porsche buyers. Just as important is that a big chunk of these buyers are women. In fact, so big that Macan buyers have the highest percentage of women buyers across all Porsche models. Almost 60% of all new Macans sold in China are to women. The base Macan model might be the most affordable Porsche, but it is anything but a tick box...