2024 updated Porsche Taycan: From RM575K and more power, kit, range

SEPANG: The updated Porsche Taycan can be ordered in Malaysia with prices starting from RM575,000.

The all-electric Taycan comes with four-year warranty and four-year maintenance, with an eight-year warranty for the battery.

Porsche Malaysia, represented by Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP), had presented the new Taycan at the Porsche World Road Show (PWRS) at Sepang International Circuit.

Porsche Malaysia also offers Taycan owners exclusive complimentary platinum membership with special charging rates and benefits with Shell Recharge.

With the membership, owners can charge their EV at lightning speeds of up to 360kW High Performance Chargers (HPC) at a discounted rate.

Porsche customers also enjoy complimentary 350kW high performance charging facilities at all Porsche Centres.

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Porsche has given the Taycan a particularly extensive update.

The new versions have more power, more range, accelerate quicker and charge faster with greater stability.

Style Porsche has also sharpened the design and more strongly differentiated the Turbo models.

All Taycan versions feature an even more extensive standard equipment list and come with the latest-generation Porsche Driver Experience with an improved display and control concept.

The Taycan sports sedan and the versatile Taycan Cross Turismo will be available with an off-road package.

In each variant, four powertrain options are available for the Taycan sedans while the Cross Turismo is available in three powertrains, with rear-wheel drive for the Taycan and all-wheel drive variants for the rest of the lineup.

“The new all-electric Taycan has been improved in every aspect. With the significantly enhanced range and charging speed, it offers outstanding day-to-day usability. The new Taycan stimulates your senses with its extraordinary performance,” shared Christopher Hunter, CEO of SDAP.

All the updated models of the Taycan now accelerate much faster than their predecessors.

Two examples from both ends of the portfolio: as sports sedans, the Taycan and Taycan Turbo S reach the 100 km/h mark from a standstill in just 4.8 and 2.4 seconds respectively.

This makes them 0.6 and 0.4 seconds faster than their predecessors.

With the new push-to-pass function in the Sport Chrono package, a boost of up to 70 kW, depending on the model, can be called upon for 10 seconds at the touch of a button.

The increased acceleration rates are generally the result of higher system output.

For example, the base Taycan 4S delivers 60 kW more than before.

In the Taycan Turbo S, it’s an additional 70 additional kW. This increases the system output of the top model to 700 kW/952 PS.

Depending on the body variant and engine, the WLTP range has increased to up to 678km, an increase of 175km or 35%.

The updated Taycan also recharges faster: at 800-volt DC charging stations, for example, it can be charged at up to 320kW.

That’s 50kW more than before.

Charging capacities of more than 300kW can be sustained for up to five minutes.

The Performance Battery Plus now has a capacity of 105 kWh, increased from 93kWh.

All updated Taycan models come with adaptive air suspension as standard.

The new Porsche Active Ride suspension can be ordered as an option for the all-wheel drive versions.

Although the models weigh up to 15kg less, the standard equipment is even more extensive than before.

Ambient lighting, ParkAssist with reversing camera, electrically folding exterior mirrors with mirror surround lighting, heated front seats, Porsche Intelligent Range Manager (PIRM), heat pump with a new cooling system, smartphone tray for wireless charging, electric charging ports on the driver and front passenger sides, Drive Mode switch and Power Steering Plus are all now standard features.

The Taycan base models now have adaptive air suspension and aluminium door sill protectors as standard.

There are new front- and rear-end styling with new headlights and tail lights.

The new headlights feature high-resolution HD matrix technology for the Turbo models.

There are additional options for Malaysia such as the 20-inch rims, comfort seats in front (14-Way, electric) with memory package and Bose surround sound system.

The Taycan line-up also includes the Turbo GT, and the Turbo GT with Weissach package.

Equipped with a more powerful pulse inverter, both cars have 580kW.

The Taycan Turbo GT needs just 2.3 seconds for the sprint from zero to 100 km/h, or just 2.2 seconds with the Weissach package.

Maximum torque in both versions is up to 1,340Nm.

The range of the Taycan Turbo GT models is up to 555km (WLTP).

The Taycan Turbo GT is equipped as standard with the Dynamic package. This includes the Porsche Active Ride suspension with GT-specific tuning.

Porsche developed a front spoiler with aeroblades specifically for the Taycan Turbo GT.

The rear view is dominated by an adaptive spoiler, the tear-off edge of which features a Gurney flap in a high-gloss carbon-weave finish.

Matrix LED headlights come as standard. They can be upgraded to HD matrix LED headlights on the Taycan Turbo GT as an option and at no extra charge.
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