The all-electric Taycan sports car is successfully ushering into the EV era from Porsche, with its stunning design, quick acceleration and high-tech interior. Find out the 2023 Porsche Taycan release date, price, specifications and features.
When will the 2023 Porsche Taycan be released and available?
The release date of the 2023 Porsche Taycan could be in the fall of 2022. Although the 2023 Taycan won’t be available in the United States and international markets until much later, the current wait time for customer deliveries of the Taycan is six to 18 months. The Porsche Taycan is built at the Porsche plant in Stuttgart, Germany.
What is the price of 2023 Porsche Taycan?
The 2023 Porsche Taycan EV sports car will be offered in five primary trims: Base, 4S, GTS, Turbo and Turbo S. Also, in addition to the standard coupe models, the Taycan will offer Cross Turismo versions. Its starting price ranges from $86,700 MSRP for the base trim to $190,000 MSRP for the Turbo S Cross Turismo trim. The 2023 Taycan costs slightly more than the 2022 Taycan, which has a starting base price of $82,700 MSRP.
Here is the complete pricing information of 2023 Taykon along with the starting cost of each trim:
- Base: $86,700 MSRP
- 4 Cross Turismo: $97,700 MSRP
- 4S: $106,500 MSRP
- 4S Cross Turismo: $113,000 MSRP
- GTS: $134,100 MSRP
- GTS Sport Turismo: $136,000 MSRP
- Turbo: $153,300 MSRP
- Turbo Cross Turismo: $155,900 MSRP
- Turbo S: $187,400 MSRP
- Turbo S Cross Turismo: $190,000 MSRP
2023 Taycan Specs: Electric Motor Output, Top Speed, 0-60 mph Time, MPGe Fuel Economy and Driving Range
Most 2023 Porsche Taycan models feature a dual-motor all-wheel drive system, with a motor at the front wheels and another motor at the rear wheels. The one exception is the base trim, which has a single-motor rear-wheel drive system. Output ranges from 402 horsepower for the base trim to 750 horsepower for the Turbo S trim.
As for acceleration, the Taycan’s 0-60 mph time is shorter, from 5.1 seconds for the base trim to 2.6 seconds for the Turbo S trim. Also, for the Turbo S, the Taycan can reach a top speed of 162 mph. On the efficiency front, the Taycan gets an estimated fuel economy of up to 79 MPGe.
When the Taycan was revealed, it was alarming that the electric sports car lacked the trademark driving dynamics of traditional Porsche gas-powered cars like the 911. However, those fears are allayed by the Taycan’s responsive steering, refined ride, and unmistakable composure.
One drawback of the Taycan is its short driving range. Depending on battery size and electric motors, the Takeon has a range of between 199 and 227 miles. Compared to EV rivals Tesla Model S (up to 405 miles) and Lucid Air (up to 520 miles), this is a significantly shorter driving range.
What’s new with the 2023 Taycan?
The 2023 Taycan is primarily a carryover model, and Porsche has yet to reveal any changes for the new model year. However, the Taycan may have enhancements for its technology features, such as the infotainment system and over-the-air (OTA) updates. Also, Porsche can make minor modifications to improve things like driving range.
What are the EV competitors of the Porsche Taycan?
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The Porsche Taycan’s EV competitors include the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Lucid Air, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and Audi e-tron GT.
Also, for warranty coverage, the 2023 Taycan is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile original warranty and an 8-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
The Porsche Taycan already costs a lot of money, and with a price hike for the 2023 model year, the electric sports car will be even more expensive. However, for those who can afford it, the Taycan offers an incredible driving experience.
As more information becomes available about the 2023 Porsche Taycan, including its official launch date and availability, we will provide updates.
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