Currently reading: Porsche Macan to receive another facelift for 2021
Porsche's smallest SUV will soon be updated once again before brand begins transition to fully electric model
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12 November 2020

Porsche is readying a second facelift for its six year-old Macan as the SUV's life is extended before a new, fully electric version arrives in 2022. 

The updated version of the current petrol-powered model will be sold alongside the battery-powered version in a transitional period while sales of EVs continue their gradual growth globally, Autocar understands.

Thinly disguised prototypes of the facelifted model, seen testing alongside the current car in Germany, don't reveal extensive revisions. However, we're expecting tweaks to the front and rear bumpers and lights and a revised grille profile. 

The changes could be more extensive inside, however. The Macan, which has been on sale since 2014 and was last substantially updated in 2018, still uses the button-heavy centre console and dashboard design that Porsche phased out with the new Panamera and Cayenne

Expect that to be switched to the now more familiar touch-sensitive button panels and touchscreen-only infotainment. The newer steering wheel from the recently updated Panamera could be brought in, too. 

It remains to be seen if there will be any powertrain revisions to the Macan, but don't expect anything extensive, given the recent refresh. That means the 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol and 2.9-litre and 3.0-litre V6 units should stay, albeit with minor efficiency-related changes. 

Porsche hasn't yet officially announced the updated Macan's debut date, but it's expected to be seen roughly in the middle of next year. 

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Sundym 12 November 2020

How old !!!

What ancient platform is this car based on , the mk1 q5? No doubt there will be a mk3 q5 before the new macan launched ? So if I'm correct it's based on a car launched in 2008 ! Porsche really know how to milk it !!
BlahBlah43 12 November 2020

No

Touch panels are the worse thing to happen to automobiles. Hate this trend. Being back the physical buttons and nobs. Accidents are surly going to go up with these touch panels that you have to take your eyes off the road to operate. Furthermore it looks cheap and the glare is atrocious on a sunny day. This is a step backwards. Definitely not progress
BlahBlah43 12 November 2020

No

Touch panels are the worse thing to happen to automobiles. Hate this trend. Being back the physical buttons and nobs. Accidents are surly going to go up with these touch panels that you have to take your eyes off the road to operate. Furthermore it looks cheap and the glare is atrocious on a sunny day. This is a step backwards. Definitely not progress

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