Featured Porsche Taycan Renderings

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    Even ICE cars are far from perfect. And, if you're in need of the noise and gear changes, there's tons of cheap options for a weekend car.

    This fear or whatever it is in this group is very manchild-like. The car will be great. A major manufacturer like Porsche isn't gearing up this much hype and mystery for the car to be a flop.

    Think about it. This is the first venture into a full EV. This is also going head to head with Tesla, regardless of the fact that they're not making it a comparison. On top of that, it's going to be the first luxury/sports EV going into mass production. Why would they let it be bland, especially when the concept is the exact opposite.

    I suspect the car will be very much like a 4 door 911, rather than an electric Panamera, like people are losing their panties over.

    Full disclosure. I'm no brand loyalist. I own a Macan GTS, E92 M3, MK1 Volkswagen Cabriolet and a Jeep TJ.

    Keep your shit together, gentlemen.
     
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    I think that goes for you too Raek :D
     
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    Yeah, the Taycan's proportions and dimensions alone mean that it'll actually look really sporty and sleek - very similar to the Audi E-tron GT.

    And judging by the teaser of the Taycan, the wide rear haunches will remain, and the best detailing on the Mission E seems to have made it across to the Taycan
     
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    That’s very close to Model S dimensions, just a bit shorter and a bit less tall (almost wrote shorter again, which I guess would be true..)
    Definitely interested in width, track, and wheelbase dimensions as well.
     
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    The Model S is a very wide car. IIRC it’s 20 cm wider than a «normal» car.
     
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    #36 Dee, Feb 25, 2019
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    That goes for every manufacturer and model.

    And of course it will be great but I can understand people are not looking for an electric Panamera, including myself.
    Although I'm a bit less enthusiastic I think I can adapt to this new Porsche EV.
    Still curious about the end result though.

    Besides, aren't we all full-grown childeren whose toys became more expensive?
    Of course the concept is much wilder but THE reason people put down a deposit after all.
    I'm sure the Taycan will be a great car.
    I'm not sure if I want it anymore, we'll see...
     
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    #37 TheSnape, Feb 25, 2019
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    It's a 10mm shorter than a Model S, and a whopping 65mm lower to the ground (a Tesla Model S is 1445mm high) - you'll be able to easily tell the difference in height between a Taycan and a Model S. If you want an idea of dimensions, check out the Audi E tron (has almost identical dimensions) - or consider that it's the same height as a Ford Mustang whilst being almost 200mm longer. I hope it will also be at least the same width as the E-Tron

    It has at least my mind a little at ease but a lot will still depend on the detailing, and the teaser shows the Taycan has very wide haunches.
     
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    What I mean that if I don’t care for the looks of an EV I would rather have a ICE car. I think in the next couple of years there will be substantial upgrades in both the battery capacity and electric motor efficiency. So unless I am overwhelmed with the design of the EV I will wait for increased efficiencies.
     
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    Wheelbase dimension: 2,9 m
     
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    Interesting. Do you also have front track & rear track figures?
     
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    I'll have to look at an prototype.
    But overall width is about 1,96 m.
     
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    Dankeschön! Again, very similar to Model S.
     
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    Same as the Audi E-Tron GT! Actually, think of it, all the dimensions you've posted seem identical to the Audi E-Tron GT concept, which is very reassuring for those of us who want the Mission E to look very sexy, sleek and sporty - like a four-door 911.

    Same width as a Tesla Model S too, but worth remembering much lower to the ground
     
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    The Model 3 Performance edition has a wheelbase of 2.88m and it weighs 1850kg.
    So the Taycan should weigh about the same, maybe less...
    Why do I say this?
    I want to know what Porsche means by 0-100 in <3,5s.
    So, a Model 3 Performance version has 450hp and does 0-100 in 3.2s (tested).
    I'm guessing a Taycan is the same weight but 600hp.
    So it'll do 0-100 in about 3.0s.
    And of course, the overall performance will be better.
     
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    They will be built on the same platform, but inside VAG it’s decided that the Taycan will be set up for better handling.
     
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