Priced from RM 645k, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo is launched in Malaysia

CY Foong · Oct 13, 2021 04:15 PM

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Is the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo considered a station wagon, a hatchback, or a coupe? Well, Porsche couldn’t decide which category to place it and decided to call it a Cross Utility Vehicle (CUV).

7 months after it was announced, the Taycan crossover is making its Malaysian debut.

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Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) is offering 3 variants of the Taycan Cross Turismo here which are:

  • Taycan 4 Cross Turismo (From RM 645,209)
  • Taycan 4S Cross Turismo (From RM 728,727)
  • Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo (From RM 968,928)

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Taycan AWD shown

All prices stated are exempted from 50% SST which is valid until 31-December 2021. The base Taycan Cross Turismo is around RM 60,000 dearer than the cheapest Taycan variant, the Taycan RWD.

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

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That being said, the Taycan Cross Turismo comes standard with all-wheel drive (AWD) so it is actually around RM 70,000 less expensive than the base Taycan AWD, the Taycan 4S.

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

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Also available as standard across the three variants of the CUV is Performance Battery Plus and adaptive air suspension.

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo specs
Variant Specs
Taycan 4 380 PS
0-100 km/h: 5.1 seconds
Top speed: 220 km/h
Range (NEDC): 437 km
Taycan 4S 490 PS
0-100 km/h: 4.1 seconds
Top speed: 240 km/h
Range (NEDC): 436 km
Taycan Turbo 625 PS
0-100 km/h: 3.3 seconds
Top speed: 250 km/h
Range (NEDC): 425 km

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Compared to its 4-door counterpart, the Taycan Cross Turismo has 20 mm higher ground clearance and if buyers choose the optional Offroad Design package, that ground clearance is increased by up to 30 mm.

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The cladding and chonky looks aren’t for show as the Taycan Cross Turismo is claimed to be capable on off-road terrain with a Gravel mode that is exclusive to the CUV. This manages torque distribution through traction-optimised shifting and other chassis settings.

Also read: Confirmed! Porsche's CKD operation in Malaysia will commence in 2022

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The Taycan Cross Turismo will be available for viewing at Porsche Centres nationwide in the coming weeks. If you’re interested to view the Porsche CUV, you can schedule for an appointment here.

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

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CY Foong

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Traded advertising for a career that fits his passion for cars. Enjoys spotting cars during his free time and has a soft spot for Japanese Kei cars but drives a thirsty manual sedan.

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