Porsche Malaysia Accepting Pre-Orders For New All-Electric Macan

Porsche Malaysia Accepting Pre-Orders For New All-Electric Macan

Porsche Malaysia is now accepting pre-orders for the all-electric Porsche Macan, which it revealed at the Porsche World Roadshow 2024 at the Sepang International Circuit.

The Porsche Macan is now in its 2nd generation. First introduced 10 years ago, the new generation will come as a battery electric vehicle (BEV) offering 2 variants i.e. Macan 4 and Macan Turbo, that combine progressive design, signature Porsche performance, long-range capabilities, and high everyday practicality to meet the needs of Porsche SUV enthusiasts.

“We are excited as the Macan enters a new era of e-mobility. The Macan has always been the sports car in the compact SUV segment and now, with its all new powertrains and coupe-like flyline offering a sharper and sportier design, Porsche is bringing the all-electric Macan to a whole new level,” said Christopher Hunter, CEO of Sime Darby Auto Performance.

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The new Porsche Macan features the latest generation of permanently-excited PSM electric motors on both the front and rear axles to ensure optimal efficiency and consistent power output. With Launch Control, the Macan 4 delivers up to 300 kW (408 PS) of overboost power, while the Macan Turbo reaches up to 470 kW (639 PS). The maximum torque is 650 Nm for the Macan 4 and 1,130 Nm for the Macan Turbo, basically guaranteeing excellent driving performance. The Macan 4 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds, while the Macan Turbo achieves the same in just 3.3 seconds. Top speeds are 220 km/h and 260 km/h, respectively. Porsche_Macan Turbo_Wheel_Brake

The Macan’s electric motors get power from a lithium-ion battery with a gross capacity of 100 kWh that offers up to 95 kWh of usable energy. This battery is a core component of the new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) with 800-volt architecture, and can take DC charging of up to 270 kW. At suitable fast-charging stations, the battery can charge from 10% to 80% in approximately 21 minutes. At 400-volt charging stations, a high-voltage switch in the battery enables bank charging by effectively splitting the 800-volt battery into 2 batteries. This enables efficient charging, without an additional HV booster, at up to 135 kW. AC charging at up to 11 kW is possible at household wallboxes.Porsche Macan_Charging Port

The new Macan models also feature an innovative Integrated Power Box (IPB), enhancing efficiency while saving weight and space. The innovative and compact IPB combines 3 components i.e. the on-board AC charger, the high-voltage heater and the DC/DC converter. In terms of driving range, the combined WLTP range is up to 613 km for the Macan 4 and up to 591 km for Macan Turbo. Furthermore, up to 240 kW of energy can be recuperated via the electric motors while driving.

Physically, the new Macan boasts sporty proportions and coupé-like lines, with a design that emphasises a dynamic and dominant presence. This 5-seater SUV measures 4,784 mm in length, 1,938 mm in width, and 1,622 mm in height, and a wheelbase which is 86 mm longer than the previous model (2,893 mm), that is offset by short overhangs at the front and rear. The Macan features wheels up to 22″ in size (with staggered tyre fitment). The new Macan’s design also integrates advanced aerodynamics, including an adaptive rear spoiler, active cooling flaps, and a fully sealed underbody, resulting in a drag coefficient of 0.25.

New for Porsche is the headlights which are now divided into 2 parts i.e. the flat upper light unit with 4-point daytime running lights embedded in the wings to emphasise the width of the car. The main headlight module with optional matrix LED technology is positioned slightly lower in the front end. The characteristic Porsche flyline forms a unit with the flat rear window. In combination with the frameless doors with characteristic side blades, the result is a sleek, sporty design. Additionally, the Porsche logo now sits in the centre of the sculptural 3D light strip.

The new Macan also offers a larger luggage space with up to 540 litres behind the rear seats and an additional 84 litres in the front trunk. Folding down the rear seats will increase cargo capacity to 1,348 litres. The new Macan also has a high level of practicality in its interior design, with select analogue control elements such as on the air vents and the air conditioning controls, to complement the digital user interfaces. Further, the LED light strip integrated into the trim strip of the cockpit and doors acts as both ambient lighting and a communication light. Depending on the situation, it provides information or warnings e.g. greetings, charging processes, or in conjunction with the driver assistance systems.

The Macan comes with up to 3 screens, including the free-standing 12.6″ curved-design instrument cluster and the 10.9″ central display. Buyers can also choose to fit the optional 10.9″ screen for the front passenger to view information, adjust settings on the infotainment system or stream video content while the car is being driven. For the first time, the Porsche Driver Experience also includes a head-up display with augmented reality technology, using virtual elements such as navigation arrows visually integrated into the real world. The image appears to the driver at a distance of 10 metres and corresponds to the size of an 87″ display.

The new-generation infotainment system is based on Android Automotive OS with the standard Porsche Communication Management (PCM) taking computing performance to a new level. For example, the “Hey Porsche” voice assistant suggests routes, including charging stops, at lightning speed. In the new Porsche App Centre, passengers can directly access popular apps from 3rd-party providers and install them directly in the new Macan.

The Macan features rear-axle steering and two-valve dampers, enhancing its characteristic Porsche driving dynamics. Both models come with all-wheel drive, controlled by Porsche Traction Management (ePTM) for optimal traction and stability. The Macan Turbo includes Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) for improved lateral dynamics. Porsche Macan Turbo_Front_Wheel_Intake_DRL

Another first for the Macan is the optional rear-axle steering, with a maximum steering angle of 5 degrees. It enables a compact turning circle of 11.1 metres to manouevre narrow spaces while simultaneously enabling exceptional driving stability at higher speeds.

Since its launch in 2014, over 800,000 Macans have been delivered worldwide. The new all-electric model, produced in a net carbon-neutral manner at Porsche Plant Leipzig, aims to continue this success.

For more information about the all-electric Macan and to place pre-orders, please visit a Porsche Centre near you.


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