- Porsche Macan Electric priced from $133,700 with a sports-car-like performance
- Up to 613 km in driving range and 270 kW DC fast charging
- Rivals sporty SUVs such as Tesla Model Y Performance, BMW iX3 M Sport and Kia EV6 GT
The electric version of Porsche's best selling car, the Porsche Macan SUV, has a starting price from $133,700 with up to 613 km of driving range.
Set to arrive in Australian shores in 2024, the Porsche Macan Electric will have a starting price of $133,700 before on-road costs and has a claimed WLTP driving range of up to 613 km. With its performance-oriented specifications, long driving range and fast charging capabilities; the Porsche Macan Electric is perfect for cross-country/long distance driving while still being practical enough for the city.
|Price (before on-road costs)
Porsche Macan Electric Specs: Range, Charging and Size
The 2024 Porsche Macan EV is offered in two variants equipped with similar battery capacities but available in different drivetrain options. The two variants are: the 'base' model Macan 4 Electric and the more powerful Macan Electric Turbo.
The Macan features cutting-edge options such as rear-axle steering to elevate the driving experience, while standard all-wheel drive and pioneering traction management software set new standards for handling and stability. The range-topping Turbo variant further impresses with active suspension management, complete with dual-chamber dampers for an unrivaled ride.
According to Porsche, the Macan is "one of the most streamlined SUVs on the market" with an impressive drag co-efficient of 0.25.
Both Macan variants are equipped with a 96 kWh (usable) battery pack, capable of charging up to 11 kW AC and 270 kW DC - underpinned by an 800V chagring system. Measuring at 4784mm long, 1938mm wide, and 1622mm high, the electric Macan adventures into new dimensions with a notably lengthened wheelbase compared to its petrol predecessor.
Macan 4 Electric
The 'base' Macan 4 Electric features a single (AWD) motor producing 300 kW and 650 Nm of torque capable of sprinting to the 100 km/hr mark in 5.2 seconds. With its 96 kWh (usable) battery pack it has a claimed WLTP driving range of 613 km.
Macan Turbo Electric
The Macan Turbo Electric is meant for enthusiasts looking for even more performance from an electric SUV. It features a more powerful motor, capable of producing 470 kW and 1,001 Nm of torque. It is able to sprint from 0-100 km/hr in only 3.3 seconds. The Turbo Electric houses the same 96 kWh battery resulting in a claimed WLTP driving range of 591 km.
Porsche Macan Electric Price, Models and Features
The Porsche Macan Australian line-up is separated by two model grades – the Macan 4 Electric and the Macan Turbo Electric.
Both the Macan 4 Electric and Macan Turbo Electric are available in 96 kWh (usable) battery packs;
Macan 4 Electric price: $133,700 before on-road costs
The Porsche Macan electric medium SUV starts from $133,700 before on-road costs with the Macan 4 Electric. Key features include its curved instrument cluster display, regenerative braking of up to 240 kW and an impressive driving dynamic and steering feel unique to Porsche vehicles.
Macan 4 Electric features:
|96 kWh usable Lithium-ion battery
|300 kW Electric Motor (AWD)
|Staggered tire fitment with up to (optional) 22-inch wheels
|Headlight module with optional matrix LED
|Adaptive rear spoilers
|Active cooling flaps
|Flexible covers on the fully sealed underbody
|Cockpit LED light strip for ambient and communication lighting
|Low front seats for "sports-car" feel
|Two luggage compartments
|12.6-inch free-standing instrument cluster
|10.9-inch central infotainment display
|Optional 10.9-inch display for front passenger
|Head-up display with augmented reality technology
|Android Automotive OS & Apple Car Play compatible
|Porsche Communication Management (PCM)
|Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
|Porsche Traction Management (ePTM)
|Integrated Power Box (IPB)
|Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)
|Optional rear-axle steering
|Surround view parking camera
|Active and passive safety equipment
Macan Turbo Electric price: $180,100 before on-road costs
The Macan Turbo Electric is made for those looking for even more performance from their electric SUVs. The Turbo Electric replaces the 300 kW electric motor of the 'base' model with a more powerful 400 kW electric motor that is also able to provide 1,001 Nm of torque. With its more powerful motor, the Macan Turbo Electric is able to go from 0-100 km/hr in just 3.3s. Other features added on to the Macan Turbo Electric variant are: auto-dimming rear vision mirrors and a panoramic sunroof.
Macan Turbo Electric adds:
|96 kWh usable Lithium-ion battery
|470 kW Electric Motor (AWD)
|Auto-dimming rear vision mirrors
|14-way electrically adjustable front seats with memory function
Porsche Macan Paint Options
Contrasts catergory – no cost:
Shades category– $1,060:
- Jet Black Metallic
- Volcano Grey Metallic
- Dolomite Silver
- Ice Grey
Dreams category - $1900:
- Provence (lavender)
- Gentian Blue
- Frozen Blue
- Papaya Metallic
Porsche Macan Electric Warranty and Servicing
Both variants of the Macan Electric will be covered by a short three-year/unlimited kilometre vehicle warranty, which is the same for other Porsche models in Australia. However for the battery warranty, Porsche offers the industry-standard eight-year/160,000 km battery warranty.
How does the Porsche Macan Electric compare to other EVs?
Porsche Macan 4 Electric spec comparison
The Porsche Macan 4 Electric is significantly priced higher compared to its performance-oriented competitors. For the higher price, the Macan 4 Electric offers a much larger (usable) battery capacity of 96 kWh which provides it with a class-leading 613 km driving range. Another stand out feature of the Macan Electric is its fast AC charging capabilities. Being able to charge at 270 kW AC, only bested within its category by the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N. With its large battery capacity, performance-oriented specs, long driving range and fast charging capabilities the Porsche Macan Electric is made for long distance driving, while also being practical enough for city driving.
About the author
Danny is a consultant and entrepreneur working at the cutting edge of the electric vehicle and energy transition. He is passionate about educating and helping consumers make better decisions through data. He is the founder of zecar and is currently the EV Innovation Manager at Endeavour Energy.
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