The original Taycan arrives with sedan body style for the 2020 model year and born Crossing the Turismo mềm soft road for 2021 and Sport Turismo wagons for 2022.
The complete update range should arrive in the 2024 model year, which means a market launch is likely towards the end of next year, although the launch could be pushed to early 2024.
The updates, which could potentially form a mid-cycle refresh for the Taycan, will be subtle, based on the latest prototype. Camouflage front and rear indicate a new styling design, as well as a new interior for the lights. The wheel models also look like new.
2024 Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo spy facelift – Photo: S. Baldauf / SB-Medien
It’s not clear if any powertrain changes are planned, but the new battery chemistry could lead to increased range or discharge capacity, or both. Porsche is also likely to get some software tweaks, as the automaker has added minor software updates every year since the Taycan launched.
The Taycan’s performance now tops out with the Turbo S class, which has a peak output of 616 hp (750 hp for the time being) or enough to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.6 seconds and top speed. about 162 mph. Depending on the level, Taycan buyers also have two battery options: 79.2 kwh and 93.4 kwh.
Rumors suggest a new top-of-the-line option could be on the way, a potential Taycan Turbo GT with nearly 1,000 horsepower. A prototype with major aerodynamic mods was also discoveredsuggests there may be some truth to the rumors.
With nearly 1,000 horsepower, the Taycan is capable of accelerating faster than the Tesla Model S Plaid, hitting 60 mph in about two seconds. Turbo S is now faster than Tesla when running on the track. Last summer, it became the fastest production EV on the Nürburgring when it reached top speed. Lap time 7: 33.35or two seconds faster than the Model S Plaid time.