The Taycan was the first full-EV from Porsche, arriving as a rocket ship of near silence. The 2020 Taycan was one of the first cars to combine the acceleration potential of an EV with track-ready handling.
What's New / Key Changes from Last Year
For 2021, the Taycan received some small software changes designed to optimize the car.
Porsche offers Taycan exclusively with dual-motor AWD. It has the Cross Turismo wagon, 4S Cross Turismo, as well as GTS, Turbo, and Turbo S models in both sedan and Cross Turismo styles.
PHEV E-Hybrid is offered as Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, 4 E-Hybrid Platinum, 4 E-Hybrid Executive, 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, 4S E-Hybrid Executive, and 4S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo.
Taycan includes adaptive air suspension with active suspension management. LED lights are standard as are lane keep assist, cruise control, parking sensors, and keyless drive. Two-zone climate control with pre-climate and pre-conditioning are standard with heated eight-way power adjust front seats and a heated leather wheel. A 16.8-inch digital dash and 10.9-inch infotainment display are included.
Higher-spec models come with performance, cosmetic, and suspension enhancements to match their higher-rated engines.
Porsche offers an extensive array of interior material as well as colour and wheel choices. It also offers multiple sports seats options including adaptive 18-way seats.
Performance Package adds rear axle steering, dynamic chassis control, torque vectoring, and sport chrono package. Premium package includes a fixed pano roof, ventilated front seats, Bose audio, lane change assist, and an ionizer, as well as 360-degree cameras.
High-capacity 93.4 kWh Performance Battery Plus is optional on base trims, ceramic brakes are also optional.
Range estimates for the Taycan go from 320 km for a 4S with Performance Battery to 365 km for a 4S with Performance Battery Plus.
Competition for the Panamera includes the Mercedes-Benz EQS, Tesla Model S, and Lucid Air.
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