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The hits just keep coming for the Porsche Taycan, which was unveiled as the newest and most credible threat to the Tesla Model S. When the EV was unveiled in late 2019, Porsche promised a driving range approaching 300 miles while delivering performance that would put in supercar territory. While the latter performance metric was met, Porsche has failed on the efficiency/driving range front. We learned in December that the Taycan Turbo was rated by the EPA to travel just 201 miles per charge. The numbers are now in for the even more powerful Taycan Turbo S, and that vehicle is EPA rated for just 192 miles per charge with an efficiency rating of 68 MPGe. For comparison, the Taycan... Read more...
Porsche has been hyping up its EV called the Taycan for a while. Many already thought Porsche was questionable on the EV front since the Taycan Turbo/Turbo S doesn't even have a turbo. Many have also made fun of the name of the Porsche EV; we suspect all the good names were...Taycan. Silly name aside, the most embarrassing thing the Porsche Taycan has had to endure was handed down by the EPA in the form of an official  range estimate. The EPA has given the Taycan Turbo a range estimate of only 201 miles. Porsche had estimated the base version would go 280 miles per charge. Where does that rank the Taycan Turbo compared to other EVs on the market? The range leader is the Tesla Model... Read more...
After months of teasers, Porsche has finally unveiled the production version of its first fully-electric vehicle: the Taycan. The sleek, 4-door sports car will be positioned against the Tesla Model S in the high-end segment of the EV market, and its performance/endurance will leave its primary competitor in its dust on the race track. Starting with performance, the flagship trim will be the Taycan Turbo S. Let's get this out of the way, the "Turbo" name makes absolutely no sense on the Taycan. The Taycan doesn't have an internal combustion engine, and hence it doesn't have a turbocharger. But we digress... the Taycan Turbo S generates an incredible 750 horsepower from two permanent magnetic... Read more...