Porsche has dropped some clues as to the pricing of the all-electric Taycan, confirming the company's first pure EV will sit between the Cayenne and Panamera in the line-up.
In Australia, the Cayenne SUV starts from $115,900, while the Panamera kicks off from $214,400, which admittedly does leave something of a broad window for the Taycan to fit into, but as far as the flagship 911 (from $258,100) goes, the brand's EV looks something of a bargain.
"We’re expecting a price somewhere between a Cayenne and a Panamera,” the Taycan's vehicle model line director, Robert Meier, told Automotive News.
Porsche has also confirmed its incoming EV will deliver 440kW and a range of 500 kilometres, with the Taycan equipped with twin electric motors - one at each axle - generating over 600hp. It's enough to deliver a sprint to 100km/h in "well under" 3.5 seconds, and to knock off 200km/h in just 12 seconds.
The German brand also promises its debut EV will travel up to 500km per charge, and that, when plugged into a fast charger, its 800-volt batteries can accrue 400km in range in just 15 minutes. To put that range into Australian terms, you could drive from Sydney to Melbourne with just a single 15-minute stop to recharge along the way.
The Taycan will be launched globally in 2019, but Australian specific pricing and specification is yet to be confirmed.
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