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2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo price and specs: High-riding electric wagon here by October

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo price and specs detailed High-riding electric wagon joins the sedan in showrooms by October 30mm increased ride height, 36mm of extra rear headroom from long-roof body Australia getting 4S and Turbo models only, priced from $201,000 before on-roads The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has been unveiled overnight, ahead of the electric vehicle (EV)'s Australian launch in the third quarter of 2021 (July to September)...

Electric vehicle sales have doubled so far this year

Official new car sales data released today shows 558 electric vehicles were reported as sold during January and February of 2021, an increase of 105.1 per cent over the same months last year. The increase could be higher if Tesla sales were included in official data. Although Tesla has been selling cars in Australia since 2014, it does not provide monthly sales updates...

2021 Porsche Taycan deliveries begin in Australia

Customer deliveries of the 2021 Porsche Taycan have officially begun in Australia, with the first examples of the all-electric sports sedan now on local roads. An online report released overnight suggest there are approximately 100 Taycans in the country, with each of the brand’s 14 local dealerships picking up showroom stock...

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo wagon teased, Australian launch expected

The upcoming 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has been teased in (light) camouflage, with product vice president Stefan Weckbach outlining the all-electric performance wagon's styling and features in a new video. While powertrain details are yet to be confirmed, the Taycan Cross Turismo is all-but-certain to retain the twin-motor set-up offered in the 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S sedan variants (which develop 390kW, 420kW and 560kW respectively)...

2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S clocks 165km/h indoors, breaking Guinness World Record

A Porsche Taycan Turbo S has broken the Guinness World Record for the fastest speed travelled indoors. Clocking 165.1km/h within the confines of the New Orleans Convention Centre, the all-electric sports sedan was piloted by Dublin-born racing driver Leh Keen. After achieving the record, Mr Keen said: “The sensation of speed indoors, even in such a big space, is enormous...

2021 Porsche Taycan breaks electric vehicle records

Two 2021 Porsche Taycan models have recently sped into the record books establishing 13 British endurance records.  The Porsche Taycan now lays claim to having driven 1000kms in 13 hours at the Brands Hatch racing circuit in the UK, taking the record in the category of 'electric vehicles (EVs) over 1000kg'...

Porsche Taycan smashes through showroom window, Russian vlogger gets millions of clicks

Here’s five minutes and 16 seconds of your life you won’t get back. A Russian vlogger has driven a brand-new Porsche Taycan electric car through a showroom window in an apparent drive to get more clicks on his YouTube channel. The stunt appears to have worked because, well, we're guilty of clicking on it and the video had received 2 million views in 24 hours and was approaching 4 million views as this article was published...

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spied undisguised – UPDATE

UPDATE: New images have emerged, showing the Taycan Cross Turismo's off-road-look front end and sedan-derived interior. Our original story continues below. The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has been spied undisguised, ahead of its expected reveal in the coming months...

2021 Porsche Taycan: Entry-level RWD variant unveiled for Europe, Australian launch expected

An entry-level, rear-wheel-drive variant of the 2021 Porsche Taycan has been unveiled for Europe. Following its debut for the Chinese market in June 2020, and the release of a teaser image earlier this week, Porsche has officially confirmed its first all-electric vehicle will gain an entry-level variant in the US and Europe in 2021...

2021 Porsche Taycan RWD teased for Europe

Porsche has teased an upcoming addition to its Taycan electric vehicle (EV) line-up in Europe. A shadowy image posted to Porsche's social media pages shows a quartet of Taycan models parked adjacent to each other...

Porsche Taycan sets world record for longest electric vehicle drift

Porsche has set a new Guinness world record for the longest continuous drift in an electric vehicle (EV). Porsche Experience Centre (PEC) chief instructor Dennis Retera recorded 210 laps around the 200-metre wet circular skidpad at the brand's Experience Centre at the Hockenheimring circuit in Germany...