Porsche Taycan celebrates mileage and production milestones
Launched in September 2019, the electrical Porsche Taycan has reached a significant milestone: the 100,000th unit rolled off the meeting line in Zuffenhausen, Germany, in November 2022. Porsche took benefit of the event to make clear a number of the higher-mileage fashions.
Completed in a head-turning shade referred to as Neptune Blue, the milestone automobile is a Turbo S that is headed to an nameless buyer in the UK. That is becoming: The automobile’s high three particular person markets are the US, China, and the UK lumped along with the Republic of Eire. Taycan gross sales have remained comparatively sturdy since 2019: It outsold the 911, the Panamera, and the 718 duo in 2021.
Porsche celebrated this milestone by monitoring down a number of the Taycan fashions with the very best mileage. Surprisingly, many come from France: Lyon-area resident Jean-Hubert Revolon bought a Taycan 4S in August 2020, and his odometer at present shows about 188,119 kilometers, or roughly 116,900 miles. Porsche notes the one subject Revolon encountered throughout this time is a defective suspension sensor. Marseilles-based pharmacist Guillaume Takvorian has put about 70,900 miles on a Taycan 4S purchased in June 2020.
Whereas the Taycan made its debut as a sedan, the vary has grown to incorporate a capturing brake-like wagon referred to as Sport Turismo and a rugged-looking variant named Cross Turismo. It would not sound like Porsche is finished but: Our spies hanging out close to the Nürburgring noticed a mysterious evolution of the EV that might put on the Turbo GT nameplate and slot in on the high of the portfolio. Within the meantime, software program updates added between seven and 29 miles of driving vary to the prevailing members of the line-up for the 2023 mannequin 12 months.