Porsche-Taycan, How An Electric Sports Car Should Be.
The PEAK Singapore|November 2020
With the Taycan, Porsche has set the standards for how an electric sports car should be.
Farhan Shah

On The Fast Lane

It's hard to navigate on the road less driven, but Porsche is adamant in building an electric future, starting with the Taycan. We have a responsibility to leave a better world for the next generation.

The Porsche Taycan is heavy. It weighs anywhere between 2,100kg and 2,300kg, depending on the model and battery pack you opt for. In contrast, a 911 Carrera comes in about 800kg lighter while a Panamera, which visually resembles the Taycan, is just below the 2-tonne (2,000kg) mark.

I’m not fat-shaming the Taycan. It’s a gorgeous automobile and it’s apparent the designers have put a lot of thought into every centimetre. I’m highlighting the Taycan’s weight because it is surprisingly quick. The standard 4S can reach 100kph in four seconds while the Turbo and Turbo S are even swifter, completing the century sprint in 3.2s and 2.9s respectively.

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