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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo set to debut in the next couple of months

If you’re a fan of the Porsche Taycan but wish there was a roomier, more practical variant, you won’t have to wait long. Porsche took to Instagram to announce that the high-riding wagon variant of the electric sedan will debut in less than eight weeks. The Taycan Cross Turismo was supposed to follow the sedan […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
Porsche Taycan breaks indoor land speed record

The Porsche Taycan is the embodiment of electrifying performance, offering track-ready capability and thrilling road manners in an emissions-free package. Its achievements have been piling up recently. Currently, the Taycan holds the record for the longest drift in an electric car and has set record lap times for EVs in several racetracks including the Nürburgring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
22 new or updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market in 2021

Electrification doesn’t mean only more battery-electric vehicles entering the market. They also include hybrids in both plug-in and self-charging flavors. Automakers are rolling hybrids out in droves as part of the industry’s move away from internal combustion engines. Both mainstream and luxury brands all offer hybrids and plug-in hybrids in different flavors, meaning there’s something […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/8/2021
2021 Porsche Taycan first drive review: It might be the base, but it’s still a Porsche

If you listen to Porsche, the company will tell you that it only sells sports cars, despite the Panamera being an executive sedan and the sales leading Cayenne and Macan being sport utility vehicles. The German brand will spin those three models as being sport-focussed Porsches first, and form factor segment leaders second. I don’t […]

by Bradley Brownell
2/8/2021
Alternating Currents: Transitioning to EVs scorched earth style

  My ships are burning on the beach, and I’m the one who set them ablaze. There is no turning back now, no way to beat a retreat. I’ve turned my face toward the enemy, and whether I march forth alone or we all step synchronically toward a better future, I’ll take that step regardless. […]

by Bradley Brownell
1/27/2021
Alternating Currents: New year and new president brings new optimism

I know we’re just under three weeks into 2021, but this year feels like a really important one for electric propulsion. For at least the last five years I’ve been repeating this mantra over and over every January, but I swear there’s real change in the air right now. It’s not just hopeful optimism. There […]

by Bradley Brownell
1/20/2021
Base model Porsche Taycan is official with rear-wheel drive and 5 digit starting price

If you were waiting for a lighter-weight, rear-wheel drive version of the Porsche Taycan electric sports sedan, your wait is over. Porsche is now making available the standard Porsche Taycan. With a starting price of $81,250 with delivery, the Taycan has a synchronous electric motor and a 600-amp pulse inverter. It still has the 2-speed […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/19/2021
Did the base Porsche Taycan just get teased?

Porsche released a cryptic teaser on Facebook announcing a new Taycan variant. The photo posted shows four different Taycan models, including the 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S. However, the bronze one on the very left had its badge blurred out, preventing anyone from seeing what this new addition is. If we were to make an […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/19/2021
2021 Porsche Taycan 4S review: Electric sports sedan with few peers

Porsche rarely delivers a half-baked car, although the 912E and 914 are as close as any whiffs the automaker has made in its history. When it comes to its electric cars, Porsche has been offering hybrids since 2010 and even gone racing with electron powered 911s, so when it comes to the new Taycan, it’s […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
1/12/2021
How much is a Porsche Taycan?

Tesla finally has a legitimate competitor in the Porsche Taycan. Sporting design cues that won’t cause anyone to mistake it for anything else, the Taycan is distinctively Porsche, only electric. Featuring the same requisite performance expected out of a vehicle wearing the German automaker’s iconic crest, the Porsche Taycan is a sports car disguised as […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/10/2020