The 2022 GTS get the same engine that powered last year's Turbo model, a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 rated for 434 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque, which amount to increases of 59 horses and 22 lb-ft over the previous GTS. All Macans also come standard with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, which combine to push the GTS into the "genuinely fun" category of athleticism and should help it mimic the Turbo's 3.5-second sprint to 60 mph.
The GTS returned to the lineup for 2020 after a year off. Its twin-turbo 2.9-liter V-6 makes 375 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Quickness is important in a crossover with sporting intentions, but we love the way the GTS handles and acts like a true sportscar. Apple CarPlay, available as part of the Premium package or as a standalone option, gains wireless connectivity, while wireless device charging has been added to the designated Smartphone Compartment option.
For the 2017 model year, Porsche added the Macan GTS trim to the lineup. The new Macan GTS gets a higher-output version of the twin-turbo V-6 that powers the S model. It also gets tweaked performance-oriented chassis, unique design elements and additional standard equipment. The 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine delivers 355 bhp @ 6000 rpm and 369 ft lbs of torque from 1650 rpm. Combined with the newly adapted PDK dual-clutch transmission, the Macan GTS can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds.