Teaser of a new Porsche Taycan, the expected basic RWD version?

A new to the sports brand for 2021. Porsche has unveiled a teaser for its flagship electric model, and an intriguing message announcing a new addition to the Porsche Taycan family. A preview of the three versions for sale, and the official announcement of the most basic single-motor, rear-drive variant, the Porsche Taycan RWD.

The range of Porsche taycan will see an upgrade in 2021, and it is not exactly a retrofit or discreet facelift, nor the debut of the Taycan Cross Turismo, a model that will debut later. The German firm has released a teaser advancing an intriguing message “A new addition to the family. More to come soon, stay tuned.

A preview in which you can clearly see the three versions currently on sale of the luxury saloon, the Taycan Turbo S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan 4S, and a quarter more in the left corner. The big news is a Base version of the Taycan, with a single electric motor placed on the rear axle and with the lowest engine power and battery capacity. In fact, Porsche has not even changed the color of this version, advanced with the same shade of brown with which it was presented in China.

A basic version that It arrives when it already accumulates just over a year on sale, but also due to the imminent presence of other electric rivals, keeping the maximum competitiveness alive. Aesthetically, it will not present great differences with the three most powerful versions counting on the standard equipment with 476 hp all dependent on the rear axle. An imposing figure that only its main safety ally will have in traction control, to reach the 5.4 seconds in acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h.

A more affordable option but that can also reach a scandalous top speed of 230 km / h, although the Taycan Base will also have a disadvantage, that of offering less maximum autonomy. It is expected that the net capacity of the battery is 71 kWh, so the maximum figure will remain below 400 kilometers according to the WLTP cycleIt remains to be seen if the sports firm will also include the option to expand the capacity to 93.4 kWh. In this case, the maximum range on a single charge will be below 500 kilometers.

The Porsche Taycan “just” It will debut next March, and is expected to go on sale almost immediately, a version that will help to continue adding more sales records. And it is that not only is the Audi e-tron GT one of its great rivals, but by power it will be very close to the new BMW i4 M50 xDrive that will also arrive at the end of spring.

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