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Porsche announces Canadian launch of Macan GTS compact SUV

The Macan GTS completes the sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds



A special version of the Sport Design package in GTS-specific colours is a standard feature of the Macan GTS. PHOTO: Porsche Cars Canada

A special version of the Sport Design package in GTS-specific colours is a standard feature of the Macan GTS. PHOTO: Porsche Cars Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—The new GTS version of the compact 2017 Porsche Macan SUV will be launched in Canada in the second quarter of 2016.

The GTS trim line brings 360 hp and 368 ft. lb. of torque from its three-litre V6 bi-turbo engine. The power is supplemented by the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and Porsche Traction Management (PTM) systems, which deliver flexible power distribution to all four wheels.

The Macan GTS completes the sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds—that gets cut to just five seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package. Its top speed is 256 km/h.

The GTS also gets s sportier tuning of the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) with lower ride height, along with 20-inch wheels. Standard GTS sport seats with Alcantara centre panels, additional Alcantara trim in the interior as well as a full-sounding sports exhaust system round-out the experience.

The 2017 Macan GTS will hit the showroom floor with a price tag starting at $71,600.

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