Porsche Taycan is a first electric car that we’re expecting to arrive next year in the market. Here is everything that you should know about it.
Porsche stunned the world two years ago with the promise of launching its all-electric car. They promised the production of their electric car (Taycan) will start in the year 2020.
#1. It’s called as Taycan
Taycan pronounced as tie-con is a Eurasian word that means “lively young horse.”
According to Porsche CEO Oliver Blume, ”Our new electric sports car is strong and dependable; it’s a vehicle that can consistently cover long distances and that epitomizes freedom.”
#2. The price will be between the Cayenne and Panamera
According to Rober Meier, the model-line director of the Taycan, ”We are expecting a price somewhere between a Cayenne and a Panamera.” Cayenne costs approx. $65,700 whereas the price of Panamera is around $85,000. So, we believe Taycan base model will costs you around $75,000.
#3. It’ll Have Two Battery Capacity Options
According to the reports, Taycan will come with a choice of two battery packs of 80 kWh and another 95kWh. The bigger battery means the more horsepower.
Moreover, Taycan will have a battery cooling system. Porsche wants the Taycan to offer consistent, repeatable performance, and keeping the battery within an ideal operating temperature is essential for this.
#4. It’ll be the first of electric Porches
Porsche will invest approx. $8 billion by 2022 in electrification. The largest part of this investment will be towards Taycan and other cars based on the electric platform. The Taycan must be Porsche’s first foray into all-electric cars, but it won’t be its last.
#5. Taycon will be on sale in 2020
The Taycan is expected to go on sale sometime before the end of 2019 without any delays. The car will be launched as a 2020 model year car. Moreover, there will no surprise in seeing this car’s debut in production form at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2019.
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