Porsche has announced plans to stage three North American debuts at the New York Auto Show. First and foremost, the company will introduce an entry-level Macan with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The engine is connected to a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission and a standard all-wheel drive system. When equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the crossover will accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds before hitting a top speed a 142 mph. The model also has a fuel economy rating of 20 miles per gallon city, 25 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined.

Porsche has announced plans to stage three North American debuts at the New York Auto Show.

First and foremost, the company will introduce an entry-level Macan with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.  The engine is connected to a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission and a standard all-wheel-drive system.

When equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the crossover will accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds before hitting a top speed a 142 mph.  The model also has a fuel economy rating of 20 miles per gallon city, 25 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined.

Despite its entry-level positioning, the Macan will come equipped with Bi-Xenon headlights and a stainless steel dual exhaust system.  Drivers will also find eight-way power front seats, piano black trim, and a Porsche Communication Management system.  Other niceties include Alcantara seat inserts and a lane departure warning system.

The 2017 Porsche Macan is currently available to order and pricing starts at $47,500.  That's certainly not cheap but the model costs $6,900 less than the Macan S.

Besides introducing the entry-level Macan, Porsche will showcase the limited edition 911 R and the new 718 Boxster.

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