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Porsche all set to enter India's EV market with Taycan, to launch on November 12

Porsche announced the Taycan EV in September 2019, and it was scheduled to be unveiled for Indian buyers in early 2020. However, the debut was pushed back because of the Covid-19 epidemic, and it will finally arrive in India next month.

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New Delhi, First Published Oct 31, 2021, 5:33 PM IST
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Porsche is preparing to enter India's Electric Vehicle (EV) market with its next sedan model Taycan. On November 12, Porsche India will unveil the Taycan, an all-electric four-door vehicle. Taycan is the automaker's first all-electric vehicle, and it is already available in worldwide markets. Within nine months of its release, a total of 28,640 copies were sold in various nations. Porsche announced the Taycan EV in September 2019, and it was scheduled to be unveiled for Indian buyers in early 2020. However, the debut was pushed back because of the Covid-19 epidemic, and it will finally arrive in India next month.

Porsche Taycan has a sporty appearance and measures 4,963 mm in length, 2,144 mm in width, and 1,378 mm in height. The automobile has a wheelbase of 2,900 mm and sits on 21-inch alloy wheels. The cabin is also technologically advanced. It can drive up to 500 kilometres on a single battery. Taycan has a luxurious interior with four seats and a freestanding curved 16.8-inch digital instrument panel. It also comes with an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The EV will be outfitted with a 'Porsche Charge Map,' which will display the driver all of the charging stations along the trip. It will assist the driver in organising charging stops based on the car's range.

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Porsche has also prioritised safety features in the Taycan, including several airbags, automatic emergency braking, and forward-collision warning. The Taycan also has two electric motors that are connected with either a 71kWh or an 83.7kWh battery, resulting in a total output of 600hp and a range of up to 500km. The all-electric sedan automobile can go from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds. Taycan is likely to offer three models to Indian customers: the standard 4S trim, the Turbo, and the full-fledged Turbo S. During the Taycan's November 12 debut, Porsche India will reveal the pricing and availability in the Indian market.

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