Details of Porsche’s Macan Crossover, Upcoming 911, Boxster, and Cayman Models Leak Online

2015 Porsche Macan

Earlier today, several presentation slides purported to be from a Porsche dealer meeting were posted by Jalopnik. The grainy images reveal what appear to be official Porsche plans for and details of the 2015 Macan crossover, as well as new 911, Boxster, and Cayman model variations. Here are the goods:

As we’ve previously reported, the Macan will arrive with two turbocharged V-6 engine choices. The entry-level (for now) Macan S gets a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 shared with the 2014 Panamera. Interestingly, Jalopnik reports that the dealer slides points to the sportier, upmarket Macan Turbo variation getting a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V-6. We classify this news as interesting because a twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 doesn’t currently exist in the Porsche-sphere. Regardless, the Macan will bow in production form at this year’s Los Angeles auto show.

Instrumented Test: 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Automatic
Instrumented Test: 2014 Porsche Cayman Manual
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On the new-model-variation front, the Boxster and Cayman twins soon will offer higher-performance GTS iterations. Recall that the GTS treatment—higher horsepower from S models’ naturally aspirated engines with handling and visual upgrades—has been applied to the Panamera, the Cayenne, and the previous-generation 911. (It’ll probably be applied to the current-generation 911, as well, in due time.) Finally, as if no one ever saw this coming, the dealer meeting revealed that a 911 Targa model is coming soon. It will feature some form of an automatically retracting roof panel, which will transform it into the half-convertible the Targa’s been since the body style was first introduced on the 911 back in the 1960s. For the full skinny on the fruit from the leaked info, head on over to Jalopnik’s three individual stories here, here, and here.

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