Porsche Names its Upcoming Compact SU...

Porsche Names its Upcoming Compact SUV "Macan", Releases First Official Teaser and Video

There are 3 comments on the Carscoop story from Feb 16, 2012, titled Porsche Names its Upcoming Compact SUV "Macan", Releases First Official Teaser and Video. In it, Carscoop reports that:

As it turns out, Porsche won't be keeping the name Cajun for the production version of its upcoming junior SUV as the Stuttgart-based automaker announced today that it will be named "Macan". Porsche says that the name is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger.

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#1 Feb 16, 2012
Hi, As a 100%PORSCHE fan I'm very happy to hear that news i'm sure this 'macan' w'll be liked by a lot of people.God loves you stay blessed may he be with you always.

Saint-hyacinthe, Canada

#2 May 8, 2012
Dissolution of an iconic brand. A shame, really. The Cayenne was enough... No need to kill Porsche by introducing a cheaper alternative. What's next? A cheaper Boxster to compete against the Miata!?

London, UK

#3 Jun 29, 2012
I guess the Porsche guys know what they are doing financially. Very few Porsche fans rated the chances of the Cayenne and yet it has done incredible things for the companies balance sheet. Lets not forget either where the companies inspiration came from. If a company put a bigger engine in a new Beetle today and altered the bodywork slightly what chances would we think they would have of becoming an 'Icon'.

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