The Porsche Taycan Electric Sports Wheels is now available for trade in India and offer electrifying performance while retaining the unique character of the German automaker.
Porsche India has begun marketing the Taycan electric supercar, the brand’s first-ever electric offering. The latest Porsche Taycan four-door electric saloon is valued from ₹ 1.50 crore (ex-showroom) onwards. In addition, the automaker is also extending the Taycan Cross Turismo variants in India.
The new offering brings on the Audi e-Tron GT in the niche segment. The Taycan takes the driving pleasure linked with the German automaker in an electrifying avatar. The model will be ready in four trims – Taycan, Turbo, Turbo S, and 4S.
The sports saloon Taycan Turbo S is the most potent sports car in the Porsche range and produces 750 bhp and can dash from 0-100 kmph in 2.8 seconds. Meanwhile, the entry-level Taycan with rear-wheel drive addresses a range of up to 484 km on a single charge on the Performance Battery Plus (WLTP cycle).
The conventional Taycan receives a single-deck 79.2 kWh Performance Battery, and the entry-level model boils out 402 bhp in overboost mode. The Launch Control also enhances the power output to 469 bhp with the discretionary two-deck 93.4 kWh Performance Battery Plus.
Concerning features, the Porsche Taycan is packed and comes with electrically adjustable seats, two-zone climate control, multi-function sports steering wheel, a curved digital instrument cluster, a 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with mobile connectivity, etc.
The latest Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, on the other hand, allows mild off-road capability, enhanced rear headroom, luggage space and all-wheel drive. There’s also a height-adjustable air suspension o the electric sports car. The model arrives in three iterations. All star Porsche’s Performance Battery Plus as standard, offers a range of 456 km of range from the 93.4 kWh battery.
The Taycan Cross Turismo range also employs the same 800-volt architecture and two-speed transmission. In terms of yield/output, the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo produces 483 bhp and 563 bhp in overboost form with a top speed of 240 kmph and 0-100 kmph run in 4.1 seconds. The Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo offers 616 bhp with a further 54 bhp in overboost mode. As a result, the 0-100 kmph acceleration times go down to 3.3 seconds, while the top velocity is more potent at 250 kmph. The Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo with overboost achieves 750 bhp with 0-100 kmph getting up in 2.9 seconds.
The Taycan Cross Turismo arrives as standard with the additional Gravel mode driving plan to tackle gravel trails or muddy road exteriors.