Featured Taycan drops camo revealing headlights, tail lights, rear side window

Discussion in 'General Taycan Topics' started by Big_Pete1999, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. Big_Pete1999

    Big_Pete1999 Active Member

    First Name:
    Peter
    Vehicles:
    Why yes, I do have vehicles, thanks for asking
    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2019
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    28
    #1 Big_Pete1999, Apr 25, 2019
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 25, 2019
    Pictures from yesterday of the Taycan without the front light camo panels taped on it. Even just peeling off the headlight covers is making a gigantic aesthetic improvement.

    Taycan-drops-camo1.jpg Taycan-drops-camo3.jpg Taycan-drops-camo4.jpg Taycan-drops-camo2.jpg



    Camouflage removed digitally by @hawk

    bkr7tow-jpg.jpg

    zm9ldys-jpg.jpg
     
    Taycan_Rolf and 718CGTS like this.
  2. JayGT4

    JayGT4 Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    Jay
    Vehicles:
    GT4
    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2018
    Location:
    Irvine CA
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    22
    #2 JayGT4, Apr 25, 2019
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 25, 2019
    Very nice! The headlights do look a lot more aggressive now that the plastic camo cover is gone. I like how deeply inset they are -- which gives the front bumper more shape and length and more closely resembles the Mission E concept.

    The tail lights still have red camo tape around them so they seem a lot bigger than they really are. Will look real sleek once that's off. Looks like an NSX right now.

    Pic was kinda dark so I blew up the shadows a bit.

    porsche-taycan-prototype-shows-production-lights-in-traffic-looks-sleek-134014_1-2.jpg
     
    Taycan_Rolf likes this.
  3. beaudawg

    beaudawg Member

    Vehicles:
    911
    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2019
    Location:
    USA
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    10
    They also removed the camo over the rearmost side window and rear fender.
     
    Tye likes this.
  4. Raek

    Raek Well-Known Member

    Vehicles:
    Macan GTS, E92 M3, Wrangler TJ
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2018
    Location:
    New York
    Messages:
    110
    Likes Received:
    61
    Did this in like 20 seconds (removed remaining camo from headlights), and it's shit, but if you squint your eyes:

    Taycan-drops-camo5.jpg
     
  5. Series7

    Series7 Active Member

    Vehicles:
    2018 BMW M550i
    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2018
    Location:
    New Haven CT
    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    11
    LOVE IT! :involve: Looks like production body panels and bumpers all around now. The front and rear are so much more aggressive than it was looking like with all the camo still on. I was afraid that the rear area where they had fake exhaust tips would be too empty/flat, but they gave the entire rear lots of nice shapes and bulges. I'm psyched.
     
  6. JayGT4

    JayGT4 Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    Jay
    Vehicles:
    GT4
    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2018
    Location:
    Irvine CA
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    22
    Comparing the image by @Raek above (where he digitally removed the remaining headlight camo) and the Mission E. I'd say Porsche pretty much nailed it and kept very close to the original styling.

    Mission E vs Taycan Production.jpg
     
    kayleia, Taycan_Rolf and 718CGTS like this.
  7. TheSnape

    TheSnape Well-Known Member

    Vehicles:
    Ford Fiesta
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2019
    Location:
    UK, London
    Messages:
    165
    Likes Received:
    97
    ^Wow, that resemblance to the Mission E is uncanny.

    Better looking than the vast majority of four-door cars on sale today - I'm struggling to think of a better looking 4 door car - even the Peugeot 508 would struggle compared with the pic above.
     
  8. Raek

    Raek Well-Known Member

    Vehicles:
    Macan GTS, E92 M3, Wrangler TJ
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2018
    Location:
    New York
    Messages:
    110
    Likes Received:
    61
    Also, remember, black is used on mules because it hides small details. Once this thing hits with a color palette to choose from, we'll get an even better idea of how it'll look.

    I wonder how many "I gave my deposit back" people will turn into "well, yeah...it's still not even that cool" people.
     
    randkin and TheSnape like this.
  9. Granola

    Granola Member

    Vehicles:
    Volvo V60
    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2019
    Location:
    Finland
    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    17
    This is what I have been expecting. Nice!
     
  10. GreggT

    GreggT Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    GreggT
    Vehicles:
    Multiple Porsches and Mercedes AMG
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2018
    Location:
    Madison, WI
    Messages:
    58
    Likes Received:
    49
    Occupation:
    Enthusiast
    Well.......if this does it for ya I'm happy for you.
    On this and other forums....lists have been laid down of all the departures from the beautiful 'E' , but I do not remember anyone pointing out the front lighting as a departure.
    Personally I always saw, or imagined under simple camo, a fair resemblance on front lighting to the 'E' concept.........but whatever.
     
  11. AlphaG

    AlphaG Member

    Vehicles:
    Lotus Elise, Chevy Volt, Model X
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2019
    Location:
    South Texas
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    7
    Can someone photoshop the rear end pics like Raek did for the front? I’m liking this car a lot more, even with whatever residual camp is on there!
     
  12. Jenner

    Jenner Member

    Vehicles:
    2016 BMW X5 M
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2018
    Location:
    CT
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    15
    #12 Jenner, Apr 25, 2019
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2019
    Maybe its the black paint and poor camera/zoom but I'm not seeing it. Still looks like a Panamera more than the Mission E to my eye.

    Hood bulges have been inverted and roof bulges removed completely
    Front bumper is totally different, sticks out less has huge catfish mouth on bottom
    Front fenders are not as wide and less curved/humped
    Dish/concavity of side doors is less as are the side skirts and because of this the rear fender is less curved/humped as well
    The rear end from glass to bumper is shorter and rear wheel is much closer to the end of the car
    Normal/boring mirrors instead of "virtual" LCD displays

    Overall "widebody" look/stance of the Mission E is missing when you remove all of these things and the car suffers for it. Turning into more of a electric car for the masses than a special Porsche. Let Tesla be the e car for the masses!

    I'll keep my deposit (why not, nothing to lose) until I see the full reveal and white paint but based on this it isn't what I was hoping or expecting it to be.
     
    Ron and James Dusty like this.
  13. Dee

    Dee Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    Dee
    Vehicles:
    Yes.
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2018
    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Messages:
    214
    Likes Received:
    119
    2019-04-25_21.23.24.jpg
    There you go. :D
     
  14. Dee

    Dee Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    Dee
    Vehicles:
    Yes.
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2018
    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Messages:
    214
    Likes Received:
    119
    It looks ok but definitely not like the Mission E, only style elements.
    Still, I'm waiting for the end result.
    Also remember, wheels have such big impact on the look of a car.
    Still not excited but it's ok for now...
     
  15. Dee

    Dee Well-Known Member

    First Name:
    Dee
    Vehicles:
    Yes.
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2018
    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Messages:
    214
    Likes Received:
    119
    Taycan-drops-camo2~2.jpg
    Funny...:clap::giggle:
     
    SCLiu likes this.

Share This Page