World premiere of the Cross Turismo: the all-rounder among electric sports cars
Stuttgart/Munich. Porsche has presented the Taycan Cross Turismo to the public with a virtual world premiere. The sports car manufacturer is expanding the product portfolio of its first all electric sports car range with the addition of this versatile off-road version, thereby continuing the systematic pursuit of its path towards sustainable mobility. Like the Taycan sports saloon, the Taycan Cross Turismo benefits from an innovative electric drive with 800-volt architecture. The new high-tech chassis with all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension also ensures uncompromising dynamics off-road. Forty seven millimetres more headroom for rear-seat passengers and more than 1,200 litres of load capacity, loaded through the large tailgate at the rear, make the Cross Turismo a true all-rounder.
“In 2019, we sent out a key signal with the debut of our first all-electric sports car,” said Oliver Blume Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, at the world premiere of the new, even more versatile derivative. “We see ourselves as pioneers of sustainable mobility: by 2025, half of all the new vehicles we will deliver will have an electrified drive – either fully electric or plug-in hybrid. In 2020, one in three of all vehicles we delivered in Europe had an electric powertrain. The future belongs to electric mobility. With the Taycan Cross Turismo, we’re taking another major step in this direction.”
Full Cross Turismo range right from the start
Four derivatives of the Taycan Cross Turismo are available immediately at its launch. The Performance Battery Plus, which has a total capacity of 93.4 kWh, will be fitted as standard. The model range comprises the following:
- The Taycan 4 Cross Turismo with 280 kW (380 PS), overboost power for Launch Control 350 kW (476 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, top speed 220 km/h, range (NEDC) 437 km
- The Taycan 4S Cross Turismo with 360 kW (490 PS), overboost power with Launch Control 420 kW (571 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds, top speed 240 km/h, range (NEDC) 436 km
- The Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo with 460 kW (625 PS), overboost power with Launch Control 500 kW (680 PS), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds, top speed 250 km/h, range (NEDC) 425 km
The high-tech chassis with all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension comes as standard on all four models. The optional Off-Road Design package increases ground clearance by up to 30 mm. This means that the Cross Turismo can also be driven on demanding off-road terrain. The standard “Gravel Mode” improves the suitability of the new model for driving on rough roads.
In terms of its visual appearance, the Taycan Cross Turismo closely follows the Mission E Cross Turismo concept study presented at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show: Its silhouette is defined by the sporty roofline sloping downward to the rear – called a “flyline” by the Porsche designers. Off-road design elements include wheel arch trims, unique front and rear lower aprons and side sills. As part of the Off-Road Design package, the Cross Turismo has special flaps at the corners of the front and rear bumpers and at the ends of the sills. These make for a striking exterior as well as providing protection from stone impacts.
Sporty accessories: new rear carrier and Porsche e-bikes
Especially for the Taycan Cross Turismo, Porsche has developed a rear carrier for up to three bicycles that sets the benchmark in terms of package size and handling. It can be used universally for different types of bikes. One of its innovative features is that the tailgate can be opened even when the rear carrier is loaded. Porsche is also presenting two high-quality e-bikes at the same time – the eBike Sport and the eBike Cross. With their timeless design as well as their powerful and sustainable drive technology, they are perfectly matched to the Taycan Cross Turismo.
High-tech appearance for a high-tech vehicle
The world premiere of the new Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo took place in the Hyperbowl Studio at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. This spectacular new studio brings together the worlds of film and reality: a 270-degree curved LED wall, 40 metres long and 5.5 m tall, is combined with an LED ceiling to provide a 478 square-metre screen surface with 70 million pixels. The world premiere was broadcast on newstv.porsche.com. It can be viewed there at any time.
The Taycan Cross Turismo will be available in Singapore in the second half of 2021 at a retail price starting from SGD 384,758*. As of today, orders can be placed with Porsche Centre Singapore.
Taycan customers will enjoy the same complimentary and comprehensive five-year maintenance and warranty programme offered for all Porsche cars by Porsche Centre Singapore, with the battery covered under an eight-year warranty. Customers can opt to extend the vehicle warranty for up to fifteen years.
Porsche Centre Singapore is the only appointed agent in Singapore to handle the diagnosis and servicing of the Taycan, ensuring that the electrical vehicle will be professionally maintained by qualified E-Performance experts. Additionally, complimentary home or office charging check and installation by an appointed certified electrical specialist will be offered.
Taycan 4 Cross Turismo**: Electricity consumption combined 28.1 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 112 g/km
Taycan 4S Cross Turismo**: Electricity consumption combined 28.1 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 112 g/km
Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo**: Electricity consumption combined 28.7 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 115 g/km
*Price without Certificate of Entitlement (COE) but includes a 5-year free maintenance and warranty package, registration and additional registration fee (ARF), 12-months road tax, vehicular emission scheme (VES) fee/rebate, and GST. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Terms and conditions apply. For plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles, CO2 emissions are based on a Singapore specific calculation.
**Values to be confirmed upon homologation.
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