Porsche Centre Sharjah marked its second anniversary by showcasing the Macan GTS, the German brand’s powerful addition to its range of sporty SUVs. This highlighted the Macan’s positioning as a sports car in the compact SUV segment.
During the celebration, the Macan GTS bwhich has an outstanding output of 360 hp and 500 Nm of torque took centerstage. The model is fitted with a three-liter V6 bi-turbo engine which is paired with the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and Porsche Traction Management (PTM). The PTM flexibly distributes power between the front and rear axles to provide a smooth ride to motorists. The Macan GTS goes from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.0 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package, and has an impressive top speed of 256 km/h.
Like all Porsche models that have the GTS badge, the Macan GTS too takes its inspiration from the world of motorsports. The elements that have been borrowed from the racetrack include the lower PASM chassis, 20-inch RS Spyder design wheels and the sports exhaust system. The sporty Macan will be the first Porsche SUV to offer customers the new Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system and drivers can use an integrated, multi-touch monitor to access online, real-time navigation and traffic information.
Commenting on the Macan GTS, K. Rajaram, CEO of Al Nabooda Automobiles, said that the Porsche Macan GTS emphasizes the brand’s constant focus on producing cars that offer users unrivalled driving pleasure.”
He added, “In conjunction with celebrating another successful year for Porsche Centre Sharjah, the display of the Macan GTS mirrors our own ongoing efforts in bringing the very best to our customers in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates.”
Other models that were displayed to mark the anniversary included the 1991 model of the Porsche 964 and the classic 1988 model of the Porsche 930 Turbo which represent the brand’s sports car heritage. Porsche fans who visited the Porsche Centre Sharjah were allowed to take pictures with the models on display.
Other highlights of the anniversary celebration included Porsche driving experiences, comprising included road tours and dynamic handling courses. Special service benefits such as health checks, and warranty extensions were also offered. The Porsche Centre Sharjah is spread over 15,800 sq ft, and was officially opened to the public in 2014. It consists of a showroom displaying the full range of Porsche models and a service facility.
The Macan GTS is now available at Porsche Centre Sharjah, Dubai and Fujairah showrooms starting from AED 292,400.
Manju Mathew, an MBA in marketing, completed publisher training courses from the Oxford Brookes University and New York University. She started with marketing and PR roles before moving on to her current position as a full time writer. Currently living in Dubai, her life as an expat has sharpened her observation skills and flair for writing. She enjoys writing about luxury cars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, etc even if she can only dream of owning them.
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