Spotted: Macan EVs break cover in Edinburgh!

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That drove past me going the other way this morning on the Western Approach in Edinburgh - I thought it must be a new Macan. It had the look of a slightly shrunk Lamborghini Urus from a distance, but the headlights were too much like the Taycan to be anything other than a Porsche.

From you pictures it does look better from the front than the back, but I guess there may be some disguising of the actual lines of the car going on.
Looks very Mercedes SUV Coupe like at the back. Yuck!
 

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Still not sure about the split headlight front end on the Macan EV. In your opinion, did that look like a piece of final design, or just an attempt at camouflage? I really dislike the BMW approach to this design trend, and feel it looks awkward in the Macan pictures as well.
 


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I got lucky this morning as I went to complete my charging session (I guess I could have offered a top up!).

Ignore the faux tailpipes (part of the cammo).

I also got lucky with the Panamera and Urus and have a video of as they set off in convoy down the street but it is too big to upload here.

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That looks way too big to be a Macan. And those lines are hideous. Whatever it is, hopefully it’ll look better sans camo.
 


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Still not sure about the split headlight front end on the Macan EV. In your opinion, did that look like a piece of final design, or just an attempt at camouflage? I really dislike the BMW approach to this design trend, and feel it looks awkward in the Macan pictures as well.
There was still some taping in place but I saw it up close with the lights on and thought they looked good and better for not having the four round dot LEDs. I'd say it looked final to me.
 

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That looks way too big to be a Macan. And those lines are hideous. Whatever it is, hopefully it’ll look better sans camo.
It matches up with the electric Macans we've seen testing. Truly looking hideous. Looks like a lovely Porsche EV on the front, glued with a Mach-e/Model X hybrid on the back.

I get aerodynamics but ugh. At that point I'd rather have the iX with its ultra nice interior & fantastic tech.
 
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That looks way too big to be a Macan. And those lines are hideous. Whatever it is, hopefully it’ll look better sans camo.
Not as big as you think - car park space is small and this fits in comfortably.
 

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I am really interested in finding out how the new Macan EV will look like. My wife is "patiently" waiting for one...
What wife isn't "patiently" awaiting a crossover or SUV:)
 
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What wife isn't "patiently" awaiting a crossover or SUV:)
Mines is most excited about the ID Buzz. So maybe vans will be cool again? Her next choices are R1S and Polestar 3 so yeah....

As for the Macan, the design looks a bit weird. The coupe back doesn't work well, at least for me. We'll see what the production design will be and the specs will be great to make for a compelling product.
 

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What wife isn't "patiently" awaiting a crossover or SUV:)
This one isn't. Have a Cayenne now, but split 50/50 between sedan/wagon and crossover SUV for all past vehicles. Have a 4S CT on order, with Performance Package because I am the gearhead, my husband just gets my old vehicles 2-3 years after I order.
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