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I wanted to start a thread with all the info we know about the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo so far. So if I've missed anything, please add it below.

For starters, we know the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo is headed to production as a variant of the Taycan. Not surprisingly we expect it to be called the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.

The concept debuted at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show and Porsche confirmed it will head into production late in 2018. Rumor has it the Taycan sedan will officially go on sale in September of 2019 with deliveries in January of 2020. It's not known if the Cross Turismo will mirror that or if it will be delayed by a few months.

Some media outlets already had the ability to drive the prototype. Here's what one of them said.


SPECS
I'd expect pricing to be slightly higher than the Taycan sedan but the same model offerings with a standard version, a 4S and a Turbo model. Power would range from around 400-hp to 600-hp for the Turbo.
The 0-60 time would be 3.5 seconds or less.
1/4 mile time: 12 seconds
(These speeds are roughly the same as the gas-powered Panamera)
Top speed: 155 mph

CHARGING
The charging specs should remain the same as the sedan.
Range: 310 miles
Recharging time: up to 60 miles in just 4 minutes or 248 miles in just 15 minutes using fast charger

PRICING
While no info has been released, but with the Sport Turismo versions of the Panamera retailing for about $5,000 more than the sedan, expect the Taycan Cross Turismo to cost about $135,000.

WHAT'S UNIQUE
Compared to the sedan, the Taycan Cross Turismo has an elongated back and a rear hatch for extra storage.
Don't expect a lot of extra room though. The Panamera Sport Turismo compared to the sedan had just 0.7 cubic feet more space, which grows to 2.0 cubic feet more space with the seats folded flat.
It sits about one inch higher off the ground.

While not unique to the Cross Turismo, it looks like both versions of the Taycan will come with single-lug wheels.
 

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Well, I don't think many of these will sell if they are as high as USD $135k for a base price. I'm sure you must be wrong on that count. I would expect more like $90k for a base price, if Porsche wants to sell more than a handful. For me, I'd prefer a Cross Turismo E-Hybrid with a 20-kWh battery pack or thereabouts. I like the size and apparent higher ground clearance of the Cross Turismo (which places it nicely between Macan and Panamera 4 Sport Turismo), but I'm not ready to spend a ton of dough on an all-electric vehicle at this point. Porsche will really miss the mark if (a) they don't come out with longer-range E-Hybrids in the Macan-Panamera size range and (b) they don't keep the prices under $100k -- preferably well under $100k. I'd buy a Cross Turismo E-Hybrid for base price $65k or so, but not much more than that. A Cross Turismo all-electric? Again, not much more for me. E-Hybrids (and other PHEVs) aren't selling much right now (I have one), but I think that the manufacturers are largely to blame for that, more than the buying public, because the manufacturers aren't pushing PHEVs. If they'd come out with big advertising campaigns, and really put their PHEVs front-and-center in showrooms -- encouraging test drives -- I think that manufacturers could sell PHEVs as a really logical step toward electric cars for most of the general public (most of whom are not ready for all-electric cars yet). But I think that minimum all-electric range in PHEVs needs to be a realistic, real-world 35-40 miles in warm weather (so 20-kWh battery packs, roughly). I'm willing to give up cargo space for increasing the packs, personally.
 

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I would imagine that Porsche's hybrid technology will improve with all the r&d that's been done on the Taycan. I agree that +$100k starting price is going to be a huge barrier. On a top end 'Turbo' model sure but not for the entry level version. With Tesla finally selling the $36k Model 3, pricing is going to be a big influence on the Taycans success.
 

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Well, I don't think many of these will sell if they are as high as USD $135k for a base price. I'm sure you must be wrong on that count. I would expect more like $90k for a base price, if Porsche wants to sell more than a handful. For me, I'd prefer a Cross Turismo E-Hybrid with a 20-kWh battery pack or thereabouts. I like the size and apparent higher ground clearance of the Cross Turismo (which places it nicely between Macan and Panamera 4 Sport Turismo), but I'm not ready to spend a ton of dough on an all-electric vehicle at this point. Porsche will really miss the mark if (a) they don't come out with longer-range E-Hybrids in the Macan-Panamera size range and (b) they don't keep the prices under $100k -- preferably well under $100k. I'd buy a Cross Turismo E-Hybrid for base price $65k or so, but not much more than that. A Cross Turismo all-electric? Again, not much more for me. E-Hybrids (and other PHEVs) aren't selling much right now (I have one), but I think that the manufacturers are largely to blame for that, more than the buying public, because the manufacturers aren't pushing PHEVs. If they'd come out with big advertising campaigns, and really put their PHEVs front-and-center in showrooms -- encouraging test drives -- I think that manufacturers could sell PHEVs as a really logical step toward electric cars for most of the general public (most of whom are not ready for all-electric cars yet). But I think that minimum all-electric range in PHEVs needs to be a realistic, real-world 35-40 miles in warm weather (so 20-kWh battery packs, roughly). I'm willing to give up cargo space for increasing the packs, personally.
Sorry. Looks like I made a mistake when typing. I meant that the Taycan Cross Turismo TURBO will be $135k. I'll update the specs above to reflect that.
 
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