With its exhilarating performance, surefooted traction, and compact proportions, the Porsche Macan has carved out a niche in the U.S. car market. The compact SUV was the best-selling Porsche in 2021, drawing in 24,716 new customers in the U.S. and has been a massive hit with customers here at Porsche Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO. Now, Porsche North America is adding another new variant called the Macan T to the already successful Macan line-up for the 2023 model year.
When it arrives, the 2023 Porsche Macan T will be the first four-door sports car to bear the unique "T" designation previously reserved exclusively for Porsche 911 and 718 models.
The "T" in the upcoming 2023 Macan T stands for "Touring" and represents the unique form of dynamic driving offered by Porsche T models since the 1960s. The badge also identifies models that offer an especially authentic Porsche driving experience thanks to their precise tuning, exclusive equipment, and efficient engines. And one of the finest examples of Porsche T models is the Porsche 911 T from 1968. Staying true to the spirit of the 1968 Porsche 911 T, the 2023 Macan T offers a lightweight and compact yet powerful 2.0-liter turbo engine. This turbocharged 4-cylinder engine combines impressive agility, low weight, and compact design, creating a package that offers a perfect balance of weight and performance for the spirited driver.
The lightweight powertrain of the Macan T weighs 129 pounds less than the 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 of the Macan S and Macan GTS models, providing particularly agile handling and optimal cornering ability. It produces 261 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft of torque and will be paired with a quick-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (PDK) along with Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel-drive system. The Porsche Traction Management system of the Macan T provides precise torque distribution and responsive acceleration in all driving situations. It has been adapted to suit the spirited driving demands of the Macan T and has been specifically tuned to be more power biased to the rear axle to help the Macan T accelerate out of corners more assertively. The Sport Chrono Package - including the mode switch and Sport Response button on the steering wheel – comes standard. All these technologies work together to help the Macan T accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds, while reaching a top speed of 144 mph!
The lightweight chassis of the 2023 Macan T features Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) as standard, which, when equipped with the optional adaptive air suspension, provides the Macan T with model-specific anti-roll bars that have been stiffened to decrease body roll and increase handling sharpness of the vehicle.
Positioned between the Macan and the Macan S, the Macan T will feature exclusive styling cues that help differentiate it from the other models. These include exclusive Agate Grey Metallic color for the front trim, exterior mirrors, side blades, roof spoiler, and rear logos with contrasting high gloss black tailpipes and side window surround and black 'Macan T' logo on the side blades. The Macan T sports the bigger 20-inch Macan S design wheels, available exclusively on this variant in dark titanium. Customers will also be able to choose the model in 13 standard, metallic or special exterior colorways.
On the inside, the Macan T features a distinct ambiance enhanced by the standard, 8-way electrically adjustable heated sports seats with exclusive upholstery. The centers of the front and rear seats come with the Sport-Tex stripe pattern, and the front headrests feature an embossed Porsche crest, while the contrasting grey color from the exterior continues inside of the Macan T in the form of decorative silver stitching on the seats, headrests, and steering wheel.
The Macan T's standard interior equipment includes:
Lastly, the 2023 Macan T will also feature all the new elements of the latest Macan model generation updated last year, such as the new center console with haptic touch elements, a larger open storage compartment, standard front heated seats, and a shorter gear lever.
You can configure and order the 2023 Porsche Macan T with Porsche Colorado Springs starting early spring. For more details, fill out the contact us form below and get in touch with our team!