The 2024 Porsche Taycan facelift has been unveiled. The updated model boasts more power, more range, and charge faster with greater stability, along with minor cosmetic changes.
Design updates include new headlights and tail lights, featuring high-resolution HD matrix technology and distinct four-point graphics. The brand's iconic logo is now presented in a three-dimensional, glass-look design, with an optional illuminated version.
Performance wise, the base Taycan gets 82 PS more power, while the top-tier Taycan Turbo S enjoys an additional 190 PS with Launch Control, culminating in a system output of 952 PS.
This translates into the Taycan and Taycan Turbo S achieving 0-100 km/h in 4.8 and 2.4 seconds, respectively, marking a 0.6 and 0.4-second improvement over their predecessors.
Leveraging advancements in battery technology, the Taycan facelift offers up to 35 percent more WLTP range, reaching up to 678 km.
The improved range is also attributed to advancements in powertrain, thermal management, and aerodynamics. Noteworthy improvements include a 30 percent increase in maximum recuperation capacity during deceleration and the adoption of aerodynamically optimized wheels and reduced-rolling-resistance tires.
Charging has been expedited, with capabilities of up to 320 kW at 800-volt DC charging stations, a 50 kW increase from previous models.
The new performance battery features an expanded fast-charging window, sustaining charging capacities of over 300 kW for up to five minutes, ensuring swift replenishment even in low temperatures.
All updated Taycan models feature adaptive air suspension as standard, with the option to upgrade to Porsche Active Ride suspension for all-wheel-drive variants.
This system is said to strike an unprecedented balance between driving comfort and dynamics, ensuring a smooth ride while offering impeccable road connectivity.
Inside, the user interface is said to be optimised to enhance usability, with additional functions integrated into the instrument cluster, central display, and optional passenger display.
There’s a new push-to-pass button, alongside deeper integration of Apple CarPlay and the introduction of the In-Car Video function.
As before, the Taycan facelift will be available in three body styles – sedan, Cross Turismo, Taycan Sport Turismo. Deliveries in European markets will commence in the second quarter to 2024.
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