Deliveries of Porsche Taycan electric car have started in India
German automaker Porsche has started delivering the Taycan electric sports car to customers in India. The first unit, a Taycan Turbo finished in Green Mamba Metallic color, was handed over to the proud buyer at Porsche Center Delhi-NCR. In India, the car starts at Rs. 1.5 crore (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and is offered in four versions, namely Taycan, Turbo, Turbo S, and 4S.
- The Porsche Taycan EV is the company's first-ever electric vehicle. It was announced in India in November 2021 and now, the deliveries of the car have commenced.
- Internationally, the car has seen phenomenal success. The automaker had sold 28,640 units in the first nine months of 2021.
- It increases competition in the growing segment of zero-emission luxury four-wheelers in India.
The Porsche Taycan EV has a sloping roofline, a sculpted bonnet, split LED headlamps with DRLs, and fog lights. On the sides, it is flanked by door-mounted ORVMs, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and automatically extending door handles. The rear end gets a curved bumper with a matte-finish skid plate, a full-width LED taillight, a 3-stage spoiler system, and a 3D "PORSCHE" logo.
The Porsche Taycan Turbo model gets twin electric motors that together produce 625hp of maximum power and 850Nm of peak torque. The motors are powered by a 93.4kWh battery that promises a claimed range of 420km per charge.
The Porsche Taycan EV has a luxurious cabin made from sustainable materials. There is an 8.4-inch display on the center console, a 10.9-inch panel on the dashboard, a driver-focused 16.8-inch curved digital instrument cluster, and an optional head-up display. The EV also provides a slew of driver assistance features such as lane change assist, adaptive cruise control, active lane-keeping, and comfort access.
Porsche India has started the deliveries of its Taycan electric. The price of the premium four-wheeler starts at Rs. 1.5 crore for the standard variant and goes up to Rs. 2.1 crore for the Turbo Cross Turismo trim (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).