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Having owned both, they sound spot on to me. The Tesla Model 3 performance is a very track-capable car and noticeably quicker than the 4S, but the Taycan is just a much, much nicer car, faster at high speeds and, as they noted, worth the price difference.
 

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I don't think it's been posted before....?
Interesting comparison of the 2 cars on a track, in stock form....
seems pretty spot on to me - Model is 1/2 the price but can do ok on the track - Taycan for 2 or 3x th price definately better - both cars will crap out after about 50 miles of track duty - and you need fast charging at the track.

Model 3 has a lot of room for improvement
Taycan is settled and drama free
 
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Having owned both, they sound spot on to me. The Tesla Model 3 performance is a very track-capable car and noticeably quicker than the 4S, but the Taycan is just a much, much nicer car, faster at high speeds and, as they noted, worth the price difference.
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The Taycan was 3 seconds quicker in the test - and he said it should have been another second quicker still.
 

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The Taycan was 3 seconds quicker in the test - and he said it should have been another second quicker still.
Noticeably quicker in a straight line drag. The Model 3 performance smokes the Taycan 4S in a 1/4 mile race. I’ve owned both - trust me it’s not close.
 


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Idk - I find my model 3 performance twitchy. Quick to 65 for sure but lags afterwards but the Turbo s is solid as a rock and can easily hit 100mph without blinking. Taycan all day everyday

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Idk - I find my model 3 performance twitchy. Quick to 65 for sure but lags afterwards but the Turbo s is solid as a rock and can easily hit 100mph without blinking. Taycan all day everyday
Apples and oranges. The MP3 is quicker off the line than the 4S, but it’s no turbo or turbo s.
 

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🤷‍♂️

checked it with vbox, 2 passengers, 60% SoC
0-100 kph
M3P 3.9s
T4S: 3.9s

100-200kph
M3P 11.8s
T4S: 10s

quarter mile
M3P 11.5s
T4S: 11.5s


https://insideevs.com/news/523996/tesla-model3-porsche-taycan-dragrace/
Dunno what to tell you.

Car and Driver had:

M3P: 0-60 in 3.1 and 11.6 1/4
Taycan 4S: 0-60 in 3.4 and 11.7 1/4 mile

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a36329678/2019-tesla-model-3-performance-by-the-numbers/

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a35385367/2020-porsche-taycan-4s-by-the-numbers/

It’s for sure a close call, but immediately off the line the Model 3 feels much quicker. The Taycan makes up some time in the 1/4 as it literally has an extra gear.
 

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It’s for sure a close call, but immediately off the line the Model 3 feels much quicker
The model 3 is very light so it accelerates quickly, like a go-kart.
My model Y (extended range with bigger battery) is heavier and feels much slower than the model 3.
The Taycan has much more weight then both the model 3 and Y. The fact that its slightly behind the model 3 shows the power of the Taycan motors.
 

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Apples and oranges. The MP3 is quicker off the line than the 4S, but it’s no turbo or turbo s.
Beat me to it. 2 different categories of vehicles. (vs. Model S is apples-apples)
 

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M3P applies torque unfiltered to the wheels, whereas most other OEMs prefer "Lastschlagdämpfung" which saves drive shaft's lifes. This it what makes Tesla also feel very quick, but technically speeking it's only the (let me check the correct english naming)
"jerk, jolt (esp in British English), surge or lurch"
which is the derivative of acceleration with respect to time.
It makes your passengers head bang harder in the seat :)
 

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Dunno what to tell you.

Car and Driver had:

M3P: 0-60 in 3.1 and 11.6 1/4
Taycan 4S: 0-60 in 3.4 and 11.7 1/4 mile

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a36329678/2019-tesla-model-3-performance-by-the-numbers/

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a35385367/2020-porsche-taycan-4s-by-the-numbers/

It’s for sure a close call, but immediately off the line the Model 3 feels much quicker. The Taycan makes up some time in the 1/4 as it literally has an extra gear.
Yeah, the 3.9s 0-100kph must be an old model. Mat Watson on carwow couldn't quite get the 3.1s 0-60 but was getting under 3.3s which is a bit faster than the 4s (he usually does quarter mile as well but didn't for this):

 

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Long story (won't get into it here) but I currently own a 2022 Tesla Model 3 Perf and a 2021 Taycan 4s.

I watched this video last week, I follow that RS EV guy's channel on YouTube regularly.

FROM THE VIDEO: If you watch the split screen sequences carefully, notice how many times his passenger's head flops around and how many times she grabs (out of desperation) for SOMETHING to grasp while riding in the Tesla Model 3.

I bet if she was asked about it (maybe it was B-roll, never made it to the video) she would say the Model 3 almost made her knickers fly off. And not in a good way.

FROM MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: This is like comparing a Hoonigan's pimped Subaru WRX to a fine sports car. And I've been in a pimped WRX.

What I'm trying to say: it's no comparison. The Taycan (in any model / configuration) is a MUCH BETTER AUTOMOBILE.

Sure, I can mash the accelerator on my own Model 3 and blast through stretches of road -- but it scares the jeebies out of me.

Raw numbers don't tell the whole story.

I actually drive MORE carefully and cautiously in the Model 3 because it does not have the safe and predictable handling qualities of the Taycan.

I'm actually selling the Model 3. Can't stand it. The Taycan wins on all counts, and I own both bloody cars as I'm writing this. Here's the proof:

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