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Get high with the new Porsche Macan as it tests in Lesotho

We could see the production version as early as this month.

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Porsche showed off the 2019 Macan today in a series of teaser images, as well as a video.     

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Both show the small SUV undergoing high-altitude testing in Lesotho, a landlocked country encircled by South Africa.    

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The sport-utes were taken to heights of 3,400 meters, or about 11,000 feet.    

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The camouflage is light, which suggests that this is a hefty refresh for the Macan and not a new generation.    

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Debuting in the US in the 2015 model year, it still seems a bit too soon for the Macan to get a whole new body.     

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Any changes will likely be modeled after the changes we saw on its bigger brother, the Cayenne, for the 2019 model year.     

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A facelift is all but guaranteed, and it will likely adopt the latest generation of Porsche's PCM infotainment system, as well. 

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We shouldn't have to wait much longer for the 2019 Macan's official debut.   

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A press release points to a market launch in China at the end of July.

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Keep scrolling to check out even more pictures of the forthcoming updated Macan!

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