04.03.2021: Porsche drives ahead electrical offensive with new variant of the Taycan

Porsche has introduced the Taycan Cross Turismo to the general public right this moment with a digital world premiere. The sports activities automobile producer is increasing the product portfolio

Porsche drives ahead electrical offensive with new variant of the Taycan

Porsche has introduced the Taycan Cross Turismo to the general public right this moment with a digital world premiere. The sports activities automobile producer is increasing the product portfolio of its first all-electric sports activities automobile vary with the addition of this versatile off-road model, thereby persevering with the systematic pursuit of its path in direction of sustainable mobility.

Just like the Taycan sports activities saloon, the Taycan Cross Turismo advantages from an revolutionary electrical drive with 800-volt structure.

The brand new high-tech chassis with all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension additionally ensures uncompromising dynamics off-road. As much as forty seven millimetres extra headroom for rear-seat passengers and greater than 1,200 litres of load capability, loaded by way of the big tailgate on the rear, make the Cross Turismo a real all-rounder.

“In 2019, we despatched out a key sign with the debut of our first all-electric sports activities automobile,” mentioned Oliver Blume Chairman of the Govt Board of Porsche AG, on the world premiere of the brand new, much more versatile spinoff.

“We see ourselves as pioneers of sustainable mobility: by 2025, half of all the brand new automobiles we’ll ship could have an electrified drive – both totally electrical or plug-in hybrid. In 2020, one in three of all automobiles we delivered in Europe had an electrical powertrain. The longer term belongs to electrical mobility. With the Taycan Cross Turismo, we’re taking one other main step on this route.”

Full Cross Turismo vary proper from the beginning

4 derivatives of the Taycan Cross Turismo can be found instantly at its launch. The Efficiency Battery Plus, which has a complete capability of 93.4 kWh, is at all times fitted as customary. The mannequin vary includes the next:

•    The Taycan 4 Cross Turismo with 280 kW (380 PS), overboost energy for Launch Management 350 kW (476 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, high pace 220 km/h, vary (WLTP) 389 – 456 km

•    The Taycan 4S Cross Turismo with 360 kW (490 PS), overboost energy with Launch Management 420 kW (571 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds, high pace 240 km/h, vary (WLTP) 388 – 452 km

•    The Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo with 460 kW (625 PS), overboost energy with Launch Management 500 kW (680 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds, high pace 250 km/h, vary (WLTP) 395 – 452 km

•    The Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo with 460 kW (625 PS), overboost energy with Launch Management 560 kW (761 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, high pace 250 km/h, vary (WLTP) 388 – 419 km.

The high-tech chassis with all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension comes as customary on all 4 fashions. The non-compulsory Off-Street design package deal will increase floor clearance by as much as 30 mm. Because of this the Cross Turismo will also be pushed on demanding off-road terrain. The usual “Gravel Mode” improves the suitability of the brand new mannequin for driving on tough roads.

When it comes to its visible look, the Taycan Cross Turismo intently follows the Mission E Cross Turismo idea research introduced on the 2018 Geneva Motor Present: Its silhouette is outlined by the sporty roofline sloping downward to the rear – referred to as a “flyline” by the Porsche designers.

Off-road design components embrace wheel arch trims, distinctive entrance and rear decrease aprons and aspect sills. As a part of the Off-Street Design package deal, the Cross Turismo has particular flaps on the corners of the entrance and rear bumpers and on the ends of the sills. These make for a hanging exterior in addition to offering safety from stone impacts.

Sporty equipment: new rear provider and Porsche e-bikes

Particularly for the Taycan Cross Turismo, Porsche has developed a rear provider for as much as three bicycles that units the benchmark when it comes to package deal measurement and dealing with. It may be used universally for various kinds of bikes. Considered one of its revolutionary function is that the tailgate may be opened even when the rear provider is loaded.

Porsche can also be presenting two high-quality e-bikes on the identical time – the eBike Sport and the eBike Cross. With their timeless design in addition to their highly effective and sustainable drive expertise, they’re completely matched to the Taycan Cross Turismo.

Market launch

The Taycan Cross Turismo might be launched in the summertime. Costs in Germany begin at 93,635 euros (together with 19 p.c VAT and country-specific tools).

Excessive-tech look for a high-tech car

The world premiere of the brand new Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo came about within the Hyperbowl Studio on the Munich Commerce Truthful Centre.

This spectacular new studio brings collectively the worlds of movie and actuality: a 270-degree curved LED wall, 40 metres lengthy and 5.5 m tall, is mixed with an LED ceiling to supply a 478 square-metre display screen floor with 70 million pixels. The world premiere was broadcast on newstv.porsche.com. It may be seen there at any time.

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