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Macan magic

The Porsche Macan with a 2.0-litre engine is currently one of the most popular Cat B models. By Samuel Ee

Published Fri, Aug 22, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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LOOK no further than the Porsche Macan if there is still any doubt that Category B COE premiums will continue to stay firm in the near future. The baby Porsche, together with the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, are currently stoking interest in the market here, and both are doing it with their smallest engines. The Macan 2.0 is the first time in a while that a Porsche has a four-cylinder engine under the hood and which also happens to be inline (the last was the Porsche 968 from the early 1990s).

This is actually the same engine as the one found in the cheaper Volkswagen Golf R but with slightly less maximum power and torque, although the Porsche achieves both earlier than the Golf (both brands are part of the Volkswagen Gro…

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