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The 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo is a sports SUV that appears in the Porsche Expansion add-ons for Forza Motorsport 6 and Forza Horizon 2, as well as in the Forzathon event A Relaxing Weekend in Forza Horizon 3.[1]

The Macan Turbo was introduced as a compact-sized alternative to the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Sporting a seven-speed dual clutch transmission and a 400 hp (298 kW) twin turbo V6, the Macan Turbo offers a 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) time of 4.2 seconds, a figure that is commonly present on larger and more powerful SUV models.

DescriptionEdit

When Porsche entered the SUV market years ago with the Cayenne, some enthusiasts hemmed and hawed. What should have come as no surprise is that Porsche created something amazing, and the Macan is no different in the crossover class. The Macan is a tiger in the real world, and in Turbo form it is both beautiful and prodigiously powerful. So once again there’s no reason to worry that Porsche has expanded its line in to more sedate regions, they are still making the most exciting vehicles in their class.
— forzamotorsport.net[2] 

DesignEdit

The Macan Turbo is driven by a three litre V6 engine with integrated drysump lubrication and twin turbocharging, outputting 400 hp (298 kW) at 6000 rpm and 406 ft·lb (550 N·m) of torque at already 1350 rpm to 4500 rpm.

The Macan Turbo has multilink suspension on all corners and an all-wheel drive system utilising a multi-plate clutch to split torque between the wheels. With a weight of 4244 lb (1925 kg), it is one of the lightest SUVs to appear in the Forza series although it is also fairly front-heavy due to having 55% of its weight at the front.[3]

StatisticsEdit

Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide Speed 6.2 
Handling 4.3 
Acceleration 7.0 
Braking 4.4 
 
C 461
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer 105,000 CR
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires the Porsche Expansion pack
Top Speed: 164.6 mph  (264.8 km/h) Division: Sport Utility Juggernauts
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.200 s 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.066 s
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 120.0 ft (36.6 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 305.5 ft (93.1 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 1.05 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.99 g
Icon ForzaHorizon2 Wide Speed 6.2 
Handling 6.4 
Acceleration 7.6 
Launch 9.1 
Braking 7.7 
A 735
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow 105,000 CR
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires the Porsche Expansion Pack
Top Speed: missing data Championship: Sport Utility Heroes
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide Speed 6.2 
Handling 6.5 
Acceleration 7.2 
Launch 8.5 
Braking 7.7 
A 711
Icon Unique Reward A Relaxing Weekend
Top Speed: 168.4 mph  (271 km/h) Championship: Sports Utility Heroes
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.200 s 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.050 s
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 137.2 ft (41.8 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 341.7 ft (104.2 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.88 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.88 g
Value: 105,000 CR

ConversionsEdit

Icon Engine Conversion - Engine
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide 4.5L V8 (B 575)
Icon ForzaHorizon2 Wide 4.5L V8
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide 4.0L F6 (A 728)
Icon Drivetrain Conversion - Drivetrain
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide RWD (C 454)
Icon ForzaHorizon2 Wide RWD (A 744)
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide RWD (A 708)

PerformanceEdit

The Macan Turbo is up to par with more powerful cars when launching to 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) as it only requires 4.2 seconds to pull it off. However, its acceleration is less powerful at higher gears due to long gearing, resulting in an average 0 to 100 mph (161 km/h) time of 12 seconds and a top speed of 168 mph (270 km/h).

The Macan Turbo has particularly strong handling capabilities as it can hold more grip at higher corner entry speeds than most of its SUV competitors. It also fares well on off-road tracks where it can effortlessly execute drifts without having to use to handbrake most of the time.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Forzathon release - trueachievements.com
  2. Description - forzamotorsport.net
  3. Specifications - porsche.com

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