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The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan isn't the first electric car, it's not the fastest, and it's certainly not the cheapest, and in a category still largely defined by numbers that could make you question just how successful it could hope to be. The obsession with range, 0-60 times, and bringing electrification within reach of "mainstream" consumer pricing has helped shift the perception of EVs out of an eco-pious niche it once occupied, but it has come with its own automotive blinkers too.

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Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Luxury EV sedan fight

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Luxury EV sedan fight

The Tesla Model S certainly isn't the only electric car on the market, but when it comes to the 2020 Porsche Taycan it's the obvious competition. That makes for an interesting showdown: on the one hand, Tesla has had years to refine and improve its flagship electric sedan, but Porsche brings no small legacy of crafting performance vehicles to the table.

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2020 Porsche Taycan official: Price, range, power and tech

2020 Porsche Taycan official: Price, range, power and tech

This is it: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The storied automaker's first all-electric car not only takes on rivals like Tesla, but paves a new path to Porsche's future. In the process it promises the performance and driving dynamics fans of the company are familiar with, albeit with the sort of initial price tag you might expect from any Porsche bearing the "Turbo" badge. Read on for everything you need to know.

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Porsche’s Taycan is almost here – this is why I’m excited

Porsche’s Taycan is almost here – this is why I’m excited

It feels like the Porsche Taycan has been a long time coming. Four years after the German automaker revealed its Mission E concept, the first all-electric sedan from the company better known for the 911 is about to make its public debut, and with it drop a huge bombshell in the EV segment.

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This new Porsche Taycan speed test may not be practical but it sure is cool

This new Porsche Taycan speed test may not be practical but it sure is cool

Porsche's all-electric Taycan is about to break cover, and clearly the prospect of its Tesla-fighting sports sedan has left the German automaker feeling oddly playful. How else to explain the latest pre-release Taycan challenge, a 0-90 mph run on the deck of the USS Hornet and - even more vital - coming back to a standstill before running out of aircraft carrier deck.

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2020 Macan Turbo features a 2.9L biturbo six-cylinder

2020 Macan Turbo features a 2.9L biturbo six-cylinder

Porsche has announced the return of the Macan Turbo for 2020. The SUV gets a new 2.9L Biturbo six-cylinder engine that offers 440 PS of power. That output is 10% higher than the past Macan Turbo engine with 20% less displacement.

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Porsche Taycan sets new EV record at Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Porsche Taycan sets new EV record at Nürburgring-Nordschleife

The new Porsche Taycan EV has hit the Nurburgring and set a new record for electric sports cars. The Nürburgring-Nordschleife record that the Porsche Taycan has grabbed is for the fastest lap of a four-door, all-electric car. The Taycan went around the 20.6km course in seven minutes and 42 seconds.

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Porsche Taycan interior is a 911-inspired tech haven

Porsche Taycan interior is a 911-inspired tech haven

Porsche DNA runs deep, and little illustrates that quite as well as the dashboard of the new Porsche Taycan, the automaker's first all-electric car. While the new EV sedan - and Tesla Model S rival - won't be fully revealed in production form until September, Porsche couldn't resist showing us what drivers will see from behind the wheel.

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Porsche to give Apple Music its in-vehicle debut

Porsche to give Apple Music its in-vehicle debut

The idea of accessing streaming music from a car's dashboard is nothing new but Apple Music, now Spotify's biggest rival, still isn't a common sight there. Sure, there are cars with Apple CarPlay already inside, but a dedicated and standalone Apple Music app? Not so much. That is the prestigious position that Porsche may be giving Apple's growing music streaming service when it rolls out Apple Music integration to its fleet, starting with the upcoming Taycan.

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2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid SUV and Coupe promise 670hp

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid SUV and Coupe promise 670hp

Hybrids don't have to be earnest and piously-green, something Porsche has clearly taken to heart with the 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid and 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe. Sitting pretty at the top spot in the German automaker's luxury SUV line-up, the pair of gas-electric trucks demonstrate that one of the great things about electrification is that it can deliver you great heaping piles of power and torque.

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The Porsche Taycan just declared a new EV war where speed isn’t enough

The Porsche Taycan just declared a new EV war where speed isn’t enough

Going fast in an electric car once is easy. Going fast over and over again, though, is much more impressive, not to mention far tougher, and that's where the Porsche Taycan is counting on carving out a niche in the EV segment. Though the production Taycan, the German automaker's first all-electric four-door, isn't set to launch until later in the year, it's not holding back in making some big performance promises.

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New Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe and Cabriolet are looking sexy

New Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe and Cabriolet are looking sexy

Porsche has debuted the new 911 Carrera sports cars with both a coupe and a convertible breaking cover. Power for both Carrera version comes from the same 3.0-liter six-cylinder boxer engine that uses new turbochargers. The new turbos have smaller wheel diameters for turbines and smaller compressors.

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