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Porsche Taycan convertible under evaluation with other variants

Mar 15, 2021 | News

Porsche Taycan convertible and other variants under evaluation

Fresh off the new Taycan Cross Turismo reveals Porsche has disclosed that additional Taycan EV variants are under consideration, including a convertible, a low-slung estate, and a two-door version.


  • Taycan convertible, Sport Turismo estate versions are being evaluated
  • Two-door Taycan also possible
  • Taycan product boss says the platform is “perfect for additional product ideas.”


Porsche Taycan convertible and Two-door under consideration


Recently, Taycan product boss Stefan Weckbach revealed that Porsche is discussing the electric sportscar’s additional body styles. The first of these new variants observed is based on the Cross Turismo but without the 20mm suspension lift, Gravel Mode and protective body kit.

Such a model would be considered an electric option to the Panamera Sport Turismo, an estate variant of Porsche’s ICE sports sedan, and would likely accord that model’s moniker.


“I can’t tell you today if we are going for something like that,” Weckbach said, but he continued that “the platform is perfect for future additional product ideas, and we are thinking in different directions”.

Weckbach confirmed that a convertible variant of the Taycan is also technically achievable, but Porsche must first establish the market demand’s extent before designing a concept.


It is also possible is a two-door variant of the Taycan, which would improve a formula first winked at in 2019 when design boss Michael Mauer suggested a two-door coupé version of the same-sized Panamera was reasonable.


Porsche aware of the demand for entry-level Taycan 4


Porsche is also conscious of the demand for an entry-level four variant of the standard Taycan, equaling the most affordable variant of the new Cross Turismo.

Weckbach replied that “there has been no decision on this yet but that the firm is aware of the demand for an entry-level Taycan with two driven axles.”


The Taycan’s bespoke J1 EV plan can support various body styles, although full-sized SUVs will use the PPE platform to underpin the next-gene electric Macan SUV.

Weckbach refused to give any details of the electric heir to the Porsche Cayenne SUV but noted that the brand intends to have an 80 per cent electric line-up by 2030, so “there will be a day when we talk about an electric Cayenne”.


Porsche Taycan to launch in India in 2021


Porsche is gearing up to launch the Taycan in India this year. Essentially the performance carmaker’s first hit at a fully electric vehicle, the sedan is supposed to make landfall sometime in 2021.

There is, yet, no news of the Taycan Cross Turismo coming to India anytime soon.


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