Porsche officially unveiled the all-electric Taycan

Porsche officially unveiled the all-electric Taycan

September 11, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The Porsche Taycan is arguably the most important model for the Porsche since the introduction of the Cayenne.

Presented at the booth next to another extremely important electric vehicle from the VW Group, namely ID.3, Taycan shows how seriously the German auto concern has established itself as a leader in the field of electric vehicle production. Taycan was developed as a competitor to Tesla and, it should be noted, it looks very promising.

Taycan is based on the electric Porsche Mission E concept introduced in Frankfurt four years ago. To everyone’s surprise, the sleek design of the concept car has been largely transferred to the production version, including the original headlights with four separate DRLs, an LED line that visually stretches the car wide and sporty pronounced wheel arches.

Regarding specifications, Porsche Taycan introduced only Turbo and Turbo S models. Both versions are equipped with dual electric motors with a total capacity of 616 hp, and both support the Overboost function, which increases the Taycan Turbo power to 671 hp. and 850 Nm of torque, and Turbo S – up to 750 hp and 1050 Nm of torque.

The Porsche Taycan Turbo and Turbo S are powered by a 93.4 kWh lithium-ion battery based on an 800-volt architecture that charges a sports electric car to 80% in just 22.5 minutes. The power reserve of the Taycan Turbo is 450 km in the WLTP cycle, and the Turbo S is 412 km.