Porsche Taycan goes official in India at Rs. 1.5 crore
German luxury automaker Porsche has introduced the much-awaited Taycan electric sports car in the Indian market. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 1.5 crore and is offered in Taycan Sports Saloon and Gran Turismo trims. As for the highlights, the vehicle comes with a sporty look and a premium feature-rich cabin. It also delivers a range of up to 484km.
Why does it matter?
- The Porsche Taycan comes as the company's first all-electric vehicle in India and raises the competition in the growing segment of luxury electric cars.
- Internationally, the car has seen phenomenal success. The automaker has sold 28,640 units in the first nine months of 2021.
- In India, it is expected to do well considering that a lot of people have been waiting for this car.
It boasts a 3-stage spoiler setup on the rear
Porsche Taycan has an attractive look with a sloping roofline, a sculpted hood with inverted L-shaped headlamps, and a wide blacked-out air dam. On the rear, it gets a full-width LED taillight, a 3-stage spoiler system, and a 3D "PORSCHE" logo. The vehicle is flanked by black B-pillars, dual-tone ORVMs, automatically extending door handles, and designer wheels.
It can sprint from 0-100km/h in under 3 seconds
Porsche Taycan packs two electric motors, paired with either a 79.2kWh or 93.4kWh battery pack. The powertrain delivers up to 751hp of power and a range of up to 484km per charge. The range-topping Taycan Turbo S variant can go from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds.
The EV provides 4-zone climate control
The Porsche Taycan offers a luxurious 4-seater cabin with massage function in the front seats, a 3-spoke multifunctional steering wheel, a panoramic sunroof, heated rear seats, and 4-zone automatic climate control. It also houses a huge 16.8-inch digital instrument console and an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Multiple airbags and automatic emergency braking are provided for safety.
Porsche Taycan: Pricing
In India, the Porsche Taycan is priced starting at Rs. 1.5 crore (ex-showroom). The EV is currently up for pre-bookings in the country while deliveries will begin next year.