Deliveries of Porche Taycan EV, priced at ₹1.50 crore, start in India
Launched in India late last year, Porsche has started customer deliveries of the Taycan electric vehicle (EV). Porsche Taycan, the first-ever EV from the brand, was launched in the country at ₹1.50 crore to compete against offerings form the likes of Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and BMW.
The first Taycan Turbo EV, in a gleaming Green Mamba Metallic colour, was delivered to a customer from the Porsche Centre Delhi-NCR. The Taycan delivered adorns unmistakable Club Leather Interior Olea in Truffle Brown, adding an extra appeal to the overall look.
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Made available in four saloon models comprising the Taycan, Taycan 4S, Turbo and Turbo S, it is accompanied by the Cross Turismo in 4S, Turbo and Turbo S versions.
It is the Porsche Taycan Turbo S that is likely to garner max attention because it is the most-powerful sports car in the Porsche range. It puts out a mammoth 761 PS and fires from standstill to 100 kmph in just 2.8 seconds.
The Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo with overboost delivers 761 PS and has a 0-100 km/h time of 2.9 seconds.
But if range is priority, it is the entry-level Taycan with rear-wheel drive that claims to offer up to 484 kms per charge with Performance Battery Plus (according to WLTP). With the standard, single-deck 79.2 kWh Performance Battery, the entry-level model delivers up to 300kW (408 PS) in overboost mode with Launch Control which increases to 350kW (476 PS) with the optional two-deck 93.4 kWh Performance Battery Plus.