Porsche Taycan News

  • 2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan with an electric powertrain, and now its development is almost complete. A reveal is expected in September at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show, meaning we'll likely see the car arrive in showrooms as a 2020 model. Judging from the latest spy shots, we can see that the design is very close to the concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to the 911-esque rear and square-shaped headlights...

  • 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spy shots

    A new body style for Porsche's yet-to-be-revealed Taycan electric sport sedan has been spotted in prototype form. The car is the production version of the Mission E Cross Turismo concept Porsche rolled out at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The production version will be known as the...

  • Porsche Taycan prototype testing
    Porsche Taycan enters final test phase ahead of launch in September

    The Porsche Taycan, the brand's first electric car, is nearly here and the firm announced Thursday the electric sedan has entered its final test phase. The Taycan will continue to pound miles outside of the Arctic Circle, South Africa, and the deserts in Dubai. So far, the German brand said Taycan...

  • Teaser for Porsche Taycan debuting in September 2019
    Teasers suggest Porsche Taycan will look like Mission E concept

    Porsche plans to finally reveal its first electric car, the Taycan liftback sedan, this September, but it teased the car ahead of time with several new images. We can't say for certain these teasers reflect the production car 100 percent, but we sure hope they do. If they do, it's the first time...

  • 2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots
    Porsche Taycan to debut in September

    Porsche announced on Friday that its Taycan will be revealed in September, which points to a debut at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show on the same month. We'll remind you that it was at the Frankfurt show that the original Mission E concept was first shown four years ago. When Porsche...

  • Porsche Taycan prototype
    Easing range anxiety: Porsche Taycan to come with 3 years of Electrify America charging

    Porsche won't leave Taycan owners to their own devices when it comes time to charge their electric sedans on the road. The German luxury and sports car maker announced Monday that every Taycan will come with three years of free charging at Electrify America stations. The goal is to provide Taycan...

  • Porsche Taycan production

    The model names for Porsche's upcoming Taycan electric car will fit right in with existing Porsche nomenclature, according to a Wednesday tweet from automotive journalist Alex Roy. Roy posted the tweet and wrote about it on The Drive after receiving the information directly from a Porsche outreach representative. According to that rep, the car is due in about a year and it will come in three models: Taycan, Taycan 4s, and Taycan Turbo. It appears the performance version of the Porsche Taycan EV will be branded “Turbo”. Because ICE nomenclature is how one converts customers to EV...

  • Prototype for Porsche Taycan, the production Mission E
    Demand for electric Porsche Taycan surging, CEO says they'll build more

    Porsche hasn't built its first battery-electric car, the Taycan sedan, but it already plans to increase production. The German brand's CEO Oliver Blume told WirtschaftsWoche in a report last Friday that strong demand has led to increased production. Blume said the added production will be split...

  • Prototype for Porsche Taycan, the production Mission E
    4 minutes is enough charge time to add 62 miles to the Porsche Taycan's range

    The Porsche Taycan due out late next year will be among the first production cars with an 800-volt electrical system. It means the electric sport sedan will be able to take advantage of the new generation of high-speed, 350-kilowatt charging stations, which Porsche is already installing at some of...

  • Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept
    Porsche confirms a Taycan wagon is coming

    Porsche on Friday confirmed its Mission E Cross Turismo concept for production as an alternative body style for the Taycan electric liftback sedan. The Mission E Cross Turismo concept made its debut in March at the 2018 Geneva auto show and is in the form of a rugged, high-riding wagon, known as a...

  • Porsche Mission E concept electric car
    Porsche Taycan Targa reportedly in the works

    Porsche has already hinted at a soft-roader version of its upcoming Taycan electric sport sedan, but don't be surprised if there are even more options in the pipeline. Autocar on Monday reported that a Taycan Targa is in the works and scheduled for a launch in 2020 or 2021. The car is expected to...

  • Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept
    Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

    Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March's 2018 Geneva auto show. It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche's upcoming Taycan electric sedan, and Porsche has been dropping hints that the Cross Turismo could make it into production at some point. Not...

  • Porsche Mission E concept

    It’s been almost three years since Porsche made the announcement to put its Mission E electric sedan concept into production. In that time we’ve managed to glean very little information regarding the production version, which Porsche has decided to call a Taycan and will start producing in 2019. With development now in its last legs, Porsche is finally releasing information on the car. On Monday, the German performance marque announced that the Taycan will debut in 2019 and start deliveries late that year. At least one version will boast more than 600 horsepower and the range...

  • Porsche 800-volt charging stations installed at dealer
    Porsche begins installing 800-volt electric charging stations at dealerships

    After installing the first of many 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging stations in Berlin, Germany, last year, Porsche has begun erecting the so-called Turbo Charging stations at dealerships. The first dealership is the Porsche Center in Berlin-Adlershof. Four parking spaces feature the new chargers...

  • Porsche teaches us how to pronounce Taycan
    Porsche teaches us how to pronounce Taycan

    Dramatic music begins to play. The voice-over rolls in like thunder through verdant hills. A ballerina leaps through a dark space; she is power and poise personified. We've set the stage and now it's time to take a visual journey through a handful of Porsche models by way of a series of jolting...

  • Prototype for Porsche Taycan, the production Mission E
    Porsche Taycan chosen as name for production Mission E

    Porsche continues to prepare its assault on Tesla, and on Friday the German automaker announced the production version of the Mission E concept will be called the Porsche Taycan (pronounced "tie-con"). Likely to be unveiled later in 2018—possibly at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show—the...

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