1 in 8 Porsches sold is a Porsche Taycan, main demand from China

Arif · Apr 21, 2021 04:00 PM

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Porsche has delivered 9,072 units of the Porsche Taycan world-wide in the first quarter of 2021, only 61 units behind the Porsche 911.

Out of the 71,986 Porsches delivered this year, the Taycan contributed to 12.6% of that number (1 in 8).

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Porsche Taycan 4S

Compared to the 2020, deliveries of the Taycan in Q1 2021 have multiplied 5.5 times over from 1,391 units.

Porsche's sales for Q1 2021 is 36% more from 2020’s figure of 53,125 units, thanks to demand that mainly comes from China.

Also Read: Review: Porsche Taycan 4S - an electrifying, synapse-frying performance car

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Automotive News Europe reports that the Taycan is Porsche’s litmus test for its costly shift to EVs.

Porsche is VW group’s biggest profit contributor by far, and boosting EV sales will be key to maintaining healthy margins.

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Having debuted in 2019, the Porsche Taycan is Porsche’s luxury EV saloon that is positioned below the Panamera.

In Malaysia, the Porsche Taycan (saloon) was initially launched in September 2020 with three variants – the Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan Turbo S.

Also Read: Porsche Taycan Launched in Malaysia, RM 725K only? 761 PS and 1050 Nm

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Porsche Taycan RWD

Later in January 2020, Porsche Malaysia added the Taycan RWD to the line up, which starts at a base price of RM 584,561.

Also Read: Priced from RM 585k, the 2021 Porsche Taycan RWD is here in Malaysia

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The Taycan Cross Tursimo has also open for pre-orders since March for Malaysians who wish to own one.

Also Read: Malaysian orders opened for freshly debuted 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross

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The next Porsche Macan will be electric

Still retaining the Porsche heritage despite being electric, the Taycan will be joined by many more Porsche EVs to come in the future.

Also Read: The next Porsche Macan is all-electric, based on Porsche Taycan platform
 

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