Porsche Taycan 500kW Turbo 93kWh 4dr Auto [5 Seat] Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP£117,261
Review

If you're looking for a brilliant electric car that offers real driving pleasure, the Porsche Taycan is the one for you. On top of its amazing handling, it's also wonderfully classy inside and reasonably practical, too. On the negative side, the Audi e-tron GT is almost as good to drive but cheaper and better equipped, while the Tesla Model S has a much better official range.

This adds 270kW charging, metallic paint, heated front and rear seats, extended leather trim, adaptive Matrix LED headlights, 14-way powered front seats (18-way adaptive sports seats are a no-cost option) and a 14-speaker Bose stereo.

This is the Turbo model. Normally it has 617bhp but, for short bursts, it can produce up to 671bhp. We timed it on a damp track getting from 0-60mph in 3.1sec and going on to reach 100mph in just 6.9sec – quicker than a Tesla Model S Dual Motor Performance managed in the same conditions. It will also do a WLTP range of 281 miles (bank on 200-odd in the real world) and can charge at up to 270kW, which would take the battery from 10-80% in around 20mins.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH3.2 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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