Yet another batch of spy shots depicting the 2014 Porsche Macan has arrived at our office, prior to a confirmed unveiling in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Yet another batch of spy shots depicting the 2014 Porsche Macan has arrived at our office, prior to a confirmed unveiling in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Probably one of the most popular cars among spy photographers in the last few months, the baby Cayenne mimics the design of its bigger brother but with a more generous center grille and a sloping roofline. Riding on the Audi Q5 platform, the Macan seen in these pics is the hotter Turbo version as it has two rows of LED daytime running lights whereas non-Turbo versions come with a single row of LED DRLs. Another difference between the range-topping Turbo and the lesser versions is the additional front vents of the Turbo.

The range-topping model will reportedly make use of a 3.6-liter V6 twin-turbo engine outputting around 370 bhp (276 kW). Regular versions will get a wide variety of gasoline and diesel engines including a 2.0-liter turbo with 220 bhp (164 kW), a 295 bhp (220 kW) V6 3.6-liter naturally-aspirated mill, as well as a more frugal 2.0-liter TDI churning 190 bhp (142 kW). There should also be a larger V6 3.0-liter TDI packing 250 bhp (186 kW).

Also in the pipeline seems to be a hybrid derivative which is said to receive a turbocharged 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter teamed up with an electric motor that offers an extra 54 bhp (40 kW).

The Macan will represent the first model coming from Stuttgart with a four-cylinder since 1995 when Porsche axed the 968.

Note: As seen on previous spy pics, the headlights and taillights have been covered with faux stickers to throw off untrained eyes.

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