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How do I know this is the new Macan? Well, because it matches the spy photos posted by our friends on Autoblog a few weeks ago, and also because it looks like an evolution of the Macan we know and love. The headlights are more slender, shaped like Taycan headlights, and there is no grille at the front. There is a rectangular air inlet at the lower part of the front bumper, and a slender vertical element on the side, which may be a light or other air inlet. Otherwise, the front end of the new Macan is smooth and determined by a clear horizontal line under the headlights.
Drive along the side of the car, more defined than the hips on the current Macan, and smoother, more like the roofline of a coupe. The Macan trapezoidal design elements above the side skirts remain, and the skirt itself looks more aggressive. I can’t see the back end, but Autoblog’s spy photos show an active rear spoiler, and Macan will almost certainly get a full-width light bar.
Porsche first announced that the next-generation Macan will be fully electric in February 2019.Unlike Taycan, Taycan is equipped with the upcoming J1 platform, Macan will sit Co-developed with Audi and will provide support for other Volkswagen Group’s electric vehicles. Expect a charging capacity of 800 volts and some very fast acceleration numbers.
The electric Macan will be put into production at Porsche’s Leipzig plant in the next few years, which currently produces the existing Macan and Panamera. Speaking of the existing Macan, it will continue to be used with the new electric car for several years, and there will be another minor update to update the interior. It is not clear whether Macan EV will change to another name, but it is possible.
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