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Porsche Design package announced for the Macan

August 8, 2014

If you want your new Porsche Macan to look a bit more exclusive compared with the regular range, Porsche Tequipment and Porsche Exclusive might have just the thing; the Porsche Design package.

Porsche Macan S by Porsche Exclusive

Porsche’s accessories department is offering a range of neat options for the Macan, all pulled together to be called the Sport Design kit. It enhances various exterior and interior elements to give it a personalised look and feel.

Starting with the exterior, the Sport Design package includes front body extensions, side skirts, and a revised diffuser section at the back. A new roof spoiler is also added. All parts can be painted in body colour or high gloss black.

Some of the mechanical details include a set of 21-inch Sport Classic alloy wheels inspired by the classic ‘Fuchs’ wheels on the old 911, available in three different colours, as well as tinted LED taillights, smoked bi-xenon headlights, and a full sports exhaust system with modified silencers and bi-modal control from within the cabin.

Inside, Porsche says the options are ever-expanding. You can get Limed Oak trimmings for the instrument panel and doors, and leather for finer attention to detail around the centre dash fascia and on-board infotainment system.

Overall, the Sport Design package certainly gives the new mid-size SUV a more distinguished look. The Macan will go on sale in Australia later this year. It’s expected to be the company’s best-selling model, especially with prices starting at a reasonably low $84,900 (for a Porsche).

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.