Can the Porsche Taycan keep up with a Tesla Model S in a straight line?
Until now, it was thought that wasn't likely with Porsche claiming around 600-HP for the car. Now a new report by Autocar has indicated it will in fact offer "well over" 700 hp and get more than 750 lb-ft of torque!
The 0-60 mph time is, therefore, possible to hit as low as 2.5 seconds, despite a curb weight of roughly 4,960 lbs.
With the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S model set to debut next week on September 4th, the S is planned to get ceramic brakes, a stiffer suspension, all-wheel steering and 21-inch tires.
We actually caught a Taycan test mule running 305/30/ZR21 tires on the rear, which are substantially larger than even the optional 285/35/22s on the Model S.
While the camo on the Taycan continues to cover up the final design, Porsche has also carefully kept secret the tire size of the new car as well. Even detailed spy photos haven't revealed the info, as Porsche was careful to use unmarked tires. Newer versions were revealed to be Michelins, but...
Taycan Turbo Coming at Launch
Another piece of exclusive news, we've learned that both the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S will arrive together when the car hits dealerships later this year or early in 2020. While we can't confirm that those models will debut when Porsche unwraps the car officially on Sept 4th (although we won't...