The new 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S sits below the more powerful, and stupidly named, Taycan Turbo and Turbo S models, and is the car’s entry level model.
The Porsche Taycan 4S has a 390kW (523hp) powertrain with a 79.2kWh battery (407km/253mi range), or 420kW (563hp) with 93.4kWh battery (463km/388mi range).
The Porsche Taycan is the first electric sedan to seriously challenge the Tesla Model S, and comes with a seductive design and fine interior.
The 2020 Porsche Taycan springs from the 2015 Mission E concept. See what’s changed and what’s the same between the two in this side-by-side comparison.
The Porsche Taycan Turbo has 500kW (671hp) and 850Nm (627 lb-ft), and the Turbo S has 560kW (751hp) and 1,050Nm (774 lb-ft). Range is around 380km (236mi).
The Porsche Taycan, the company’s first all electric model, will go on sale next year, and its range will be topped by a Turbo model because why not?
Due on sale in 2019, and based on the Mission E concept, the Porsche Taycan is its first all-electric car, but what’s the meaning behind the name?