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Looks like a Porsche Macan review, this… You’re not wrong. What we’ve got here is the Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package – to give it its full and unnecessarily long name. The Macan, remember, is Porsche’s baby-SUV. One down from a Cayenne, it rivals the Jaguar F-Pace, Audi Q5 and similar. We like it a lot. And what is this ‘Performance Package’ of which you speak? You could think of the Macan PP (as it shall henceforth be known) as a kind-of Macan Turbo S. It’s that kind of upgrade, even though Porsche insists a) it really isn’t a Turbo S, so please stop asking and b) it isn’t calling it the PP so it can build a Turbo S later on. The 3.6-litre V6 from the Macan Turbo remains but gets an extra 39bhp and 37lb ft, for a total of 434bhp and 443lb ft. This means 0-62mph in 4.4 seconds and 169mph, improvements of 0.4 seconds and 4mph, and makes it more or less as fast as the bigger, uglier, V8-engined Cayenne Turbo. Any more power, and it would start troubling the vastly more expensive still Cayenne Turbo S.