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Wheeling a 2019 Porsche Macan S around Newfoundland

Written by Norris McDonald

You don’t mess with success, if you’re smart.

Porsche is smart.

I drove a 2019 Macan S around Newfoundland last week and the company considers it a really important model. Why? Because 3,960 new Macan models were delivered to customers out of a total of 8,904 Porsches sold across the country in 2018, making it the automaker’s best-selling model. In all, since it was introduced in Canada, 14,937 Macans have been sold. Worldwide, that number is north of 350,000.

As a result, they made some cosmetic changes to the crossover but pretty much left it alone. And the Macan and Macan S go for $55,500 and $63,000. Yes, you can buy a Porsche for less than $100,000. Who’d o’ thunk it!

To read all about the 2019 Macan S, please click here.


About the author

Norris McDonald

Veteran reporter and news editor Norris McDonald is the former editor of Toronto Star Wheels, where his work continues to appear each week. He's also the former Toronto Star Sports online motorsports writer and columnist. His columns - which have also been published in the Globe and Mail - and feature stories about the automotive industry in general and motorsports in particular are considered industry-leading. He’s received awards and citations for his newspaper work and he also appears on radio and television. A former owner and driver of super modified racing cars who's well-known as a trackside announcer, he is a member of the Oswego (N.Y.) Speedway Hall of Fame. In 2014, he became the first journalist to be inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.