2015 Porsche Macan: Elevated Intimacy
March 12, 2015
One of the nicest things about a Porsche 911 (such as our former long-termer) is sliding into its snug cabin. The seat pulls you in and hugs you tight. And off you go.
This same hand-in-glove feeling exists in our 2015 Porsche Macan S. As other drivers have said, the SUV's seats are comfortable and conform to the body. It's unlikely that the average Macan driver would need seat grip to combat extreme g-forces during a daily commute But the effect is terrific, even when you're punching the accelerator just a bit for a lane change. The cabin reinforces a sense of closeness and privacy without making you feel claustrophobic.
The bonus in the Macan is that this snugness comes with a great view. Riding in the low-slung 911 on a freeway is like being in a submarine that has barely surfaced. Riding in the elevated Macan is quite the opposite. You see all, and are seen as well. Elevated intimacy: It's a good combination for daily driving.
Carroll Lachnit, Features Editor @14,366 miles