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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Carscoop.

Porsche

Europe

#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.
Vinc

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!?
stig

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'.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

SUV Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News 2017 New Electric Cars Mar 24 Solarman 1
News Tesla to fix South Australia's blackouts in 100... Mar 11 Solarman 1
News Volvo's next plug-in hybrids: 3-cylinder engine... Mar 6 Solarman 1
News GM says green-car buyers should consider its di... Feb 28 Solarman 1
News Maserati Levante SUV possibly joined by larger ... Feb '17 MASERATI123 1
News Ford Canada CEO says company not wavering from ... Feb '17 like Trumpland eh 1
News GM tries marketing through mobility Feb '17 Solarman 1
More from around the web