The Porsche Taycan Sport Touring It is the latest body variant of Porsche’s electric sports car. The range now incorporates a third design, along with the sports saloon and the Cross Turismo. The new version is aimed at those who want to combine the everyday practicality of the Cross Turismo with the dynamism of the original Taycan.
The first member of the Taycan Sport Turismo family, the GTS, will be launched at end of February 2022. It will continue with other proposals just three weeks later. In contrast to its sibling, the Taycan Sport Turismo forgoes all off-road design elements. It is also available with rear-wheel drive.
The height in the rear seats is higher by more than 45 mm compared to the Taycan. In the driver’s seat it has another 9 mm of additional height. The large tailgate leaves a gap much wider (801mm) and higher (543mm) than in the sedan (434mm and 330mm, respectively).
The capacity of the trunk depends on the equipment that is included. In combination with the Sound Package Plus, the luggage compartment can accommodate up to 446 liters (saloon: 407 litres). With the standard BOSE surround sound system on the Taycan Turbo Sport Turismo, the capacity is 405 liters.
With the rear seatbacks folded down (60:40), that capacity can be expanded to 1,212 and 1,171 liters, respectively. To all this space must be added the 84 liters offered by the front trunk. The Taycan Sport Turismo will have as a novel option a panoramic roof with light intensity control.
Versions and prices of the Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo
It’s no secret that the Porsche Taycan has a extensive equipment. However, the Taycan Sport Turismo will give the electric catalog a twist. Along with the intensity-adjustable panoramic roof, it is innovative in terms of comfort, safety features and the information and entertainment system.
With the optional remote parking assistant, the driver can control parking maneuvers from outside the car. This assistant works for both parallel and parallel parking spaces and garages. The system automatically detects a space and measures it with the help of ultrasonic sensors and a camera.
Since the last update made to the Taycan range, along with Apple Car Play has been integrated now Android Auto in the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system. Also, the voice assistant VoicePilot understand even better the instructions of a colloquial language.
For its part, the navigation system calculate faster, mainly uses the online search to find the points of interest (POI) and displays the information more clearly. Lastly, it improves Charging Planner when programming fast charging stations.
Final prices and versions that will reach the Spanish market from next spring are:
- Sport Turismo (up to 300 kW/408 hp), rear-wheel drive: €88,779 (available as an option with Performance Battery Plus and 476 hp/350 kW).
- 4S Sport Turismo (up to 530 hp/390 kW), all-wheel drive: €110,031 (available as an option with Performance Battery Plus and 571 hp/420 kW).
- GTS Sport Turismo (up to 440 kW/598 hp), all-wheel drive: €136,232.
- Turbo Sport Turismo (up to 680 hp/500 kW), all-wheel drive: €157,342.
- Turbo S Sport Turismo (up to 560 kW/761 hp), all-wheel drive: €191,222.