Porsche Announces Macan SUV


Though we don’t know much about the Macan, it’s likely that it will share its platform with Audi’s compact SUV, the Q5. Based on the sketch, the Macan looks like a compact four-door crossover with a sloping roofline, sleek lines and coupe-like silhouette. Its closest competitor will probably be Land Rover’s newest SUV, the compact Range Rover Evoque. To wit, Porsche says the Macan will be off-road ready.

The Macan will be built at Porsche’s plant in Leipzig, Germany, in late 2013. No word on when it will hit U.S. dealerships, but probably in early 2014.

Watch the video on Porsche’s YouTube channel here:

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