Video: All-electric Porsche Taycan now in Malaysia, 5 Things

After the pricing of the Taycan was announced, starting from as low as RM725k, it makes you wonder if the Panamera range, where prices start from RM860k, would still have a place in Malaysia.

Last week, Sime Darby Auto Performance launched the new, all-electric Porsche Taycan in Malaysia, which will be available in three variants – starting from the Taycan 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S – priced at RM725k, RM 999k, and RM1.195 million respectively.

While you may have reservations on Porsche calling the most powerful Taycan a “Turbo S”, make no mistake of its perfectly capable of. With the Overboost function, the all-wheel drive electric car with a 2-speed transmission just pips the V12 Ferrari Superfast from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds.

Then you have the Turbo that serves up 680 hp, but with more electric driving range than the Turbo S with up to 450 km. Top speed for both the “Turbo” models is rated at 260 km/h.

The Taycan 4S is perhaps the one that would put buyers in a dilemma; especially those after a non-SUV, 4-door Porsche. That’s cause it’s cheaper than the Panamera but more powerful, and with the Performance Battery Plus add-on, it’ll (on paper) offer up to 463 km of pure electric driving range.

For more info on the Porsche Taycan range and what they offer, click here.



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