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2020-06-05 12:30

Sean Parker

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Porsche Taycan. Image: Porsche Newsroom

• Porsche's first all-electric model

• Claimed maximum range of 412km

• Pricing starts from R2 586 000

Porsche's first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan, is in South Africa and we have pricing for the four-door performance model. 

The Taycan is powered by two electric motors, one on the front axle and one on the rear axle, thus making it an all-wheel drive offering. 

There are three models available, starting with the Taycan 4S priced at R2 586 000 and packing 390kW and 640Nm courtesy of an 800-volt battery. It can accelerate from standstill to 100km/h in four seconds. 

The 4S model has a range of 407km, according to Porsche.  

Porsche South Africa has confirmed that order books are indeed already open for the Taycan, and first deliveries are expected later this year, or early 2021.

Photography: Christoph Bauer

Porsche Taycan. Image: Porsche Newsroom

The middle of the range Turbo model costs R3 426 000 and has a range of 450km and sports 500kW and 850Nm

The flagship Turbo S model is priced at R4 027 000 and has a claimed range of 412km and sprints to 100km/h in 2.8 seconds. 

It produces 560kW and a massive 1050Nm and with a claimed top speed of 260km/h. A three-year Drive Plan is standard with the option to extend to five years. 

Pricing

Taycan 4S - R2 586 000

Taycan Turbo - R3 476 000

Taycan Turbo S - R4 077 000

Photography: Christoph Bauer

Porsche Taycan. Image: Porsche Newsroom 

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