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The 2025 Porsche Taycan offers improved electric vehicle performance and range

That’s unbelievable The Porsche Taycan platform is now 5 years oldparticularly I personally owned a 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S (from new) for two years. Time really flies! Long story short: I loved the car from the start Driving dynamics POVbut living with it in the real world presented its challenges. As a former owner and Porsche enthusiast, I’ve continued to keep an eye on it the trajectory of the Taycanand at the macroeconomic level how it fits into the overall picture.

Overall, Porsche has continued to improve the Taycan over the years by increasing performance and introducing additional body styles, such as more robust and functional ones Taycan Cross Turismo. Depending on where you live, EV infrastructure may or may not be an accommodating piece of the ownership puzzle, so it’s safe to say that Porsche is holding up its end of the bargain when it comes to electric car proliferation.

Significant improvements

This feeling is particularly true right now, as Porsche recently confirmed details about the upcoming 2025 Porsche Taycan models. It’s not a redesign per se, but it looks like the Porsche Taycan will arrive in 2025 some of the biggest changes we’ve seen to the platform year-on-year.


Porsche has already provided performance data for the top model Turbo S models, although we’re still waiting for more details on the rest of the features. For the former, a powerful one 764 hp is produced in normal driving mode – about 10 hp more compared to last year’s versions – but there is also an innovation “Push to Pass” Feature that temporarily boosts performance to tremendous levels 857 hp for 10 seconds. This feature is available for vehicles equipped with Performance Battery Plus and Sport Chrono Package.

The name suggests it’s intended for highway overtaking (since 764 hp might somehow not be enough), although I do wonder what other shenanigans it’s likely to be used for. Install the car Start mode turns things up even further, with an almost unbelievable 938 hp Available for the 2-second sprint from 0 to 60 mph and beyond. Without providing further details, Porsche also claims that the upcoming base model (rear-wheel-drive Taycan sedan) has improved its 0-60 mph benchmark from 5.1 seconds to 4.5 seconds.

As always, the Porsche Taycan will continue to be proud “Repeatable performance” Properties, which means that the car consistently performs at its maximum performance even under prolonged load and does not fall into a state “Emergency mode” when the battery charge is exhausted. It’s a feature that stands out from the competition, and that continues to be the case

Range and charging

For those who don’t have to live with an electric vehicle on a daily basis, these details might be boring, if not downright trivial. However, anyone who struggles with range anxiety and unpleasant charging experiences will warmly welcome the improvements Porsche has made to the Taycan in these areas. As someone who “understood”I have to say that these are by far the most important and potentially game-changing updates made to the platform to date.

Testing the latest 2025 Porsche Taycan prototype has shown significant improvements in range, with up to 340 miles are possible on one battery charge. Compared to 2024 models, this corresponds More than 100 miles of additional range, which is indeed a huge improvement. Top-of-the-line models like the Turbo S are likely to achieve less than the tester suggests, although 300 miles per charge isn’t out of the question, suggesting we’ve come a long way since the unflattering (and EPA-rated) 2020 version Miles.

I don’t think charging times have ever been a top 5 problem for most Taycan owners, but that could be because the lower range limit on previous models inevitably reduced charging times anyway – not necessarily how Porsche would like that feature sold. However, with the improved range comes shorter charging times, with rates up to 320 kW (previously 270 kW) now possible at an 800-volt DC fast charging station.

That means the Porsche Taycan can do that Top up an SoC from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes, despite the improved range and a Performance Plus battery capacity of 105 kWh gross (previously 93 kWh). The standard battery capacity has also been increased from 79 kWh to 89 kWh. Porsche claims that charging speeds have been optimized for lower speed solutions thanks to a new integrated 150 kW DC-DC converter. Brake regeneration capabilities have also been improved Refillable up to 400 kW by braking from higher speeds.

Minor updates

Updated active chassis systems

For the first time, Adaptive air suspension is standard on all Taycan models. Porsche Active Ride The suspension is also available as an option for all four-wheel drive variants. This new 800-volt electro-hydraulic system replaces the 48-volt engine configuration used in the previous Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control system. This allows any Taycan equipped with this feature to further reduce roll while compensating for lean during acceleration and braking, keeping the body level in dynamic, high-g-force scenarios.

Lower weight

Even though this version of the Taycan would never reach the same weight as an equivalent ICE version of itself, it has managed to lose some of its fat. The new battery – although larger – actually weighs 20 pounds. less than previous versions, and a lighter rear engine also helps The Porsche Taycan Turbo S tips the scales at 5,050 pounds. Curb weight (of 5,101 lbs.).

Cosmetic improvements

The bones were certainly worked on, but the 2025 model wasn’t intended for that “Redesign” with every means of imagination. As for the exterior design language, the car features an identical silhouette to its predecessors, with just a few subtle changes that can only be noticed upon closer inspection. This will reveal more streamlined LED headlight design and some subtle modifications to the front fascia and rear bumper. The Turbo and Turbo S variants also have their own unique features additional ventilation openings be integrated into the above. The front fenders have also been redesigned to reflect the overall design changes.

An illuminated version of the Porsche logo, embedded in the rear light strip, is now standard on the Turbo and Turbo S models and available as an option on the remaining models. Multiple new color choices also help set the 2025 Taycans apart from the rest. The changes in the interior are also inconspicuous and there are new equipment packages Race-Tex and Pepita houndstooth pattern is one of the few noticeable changes. A leather-free interior is now optionally available for all Taycan models.

Other standard amenities

All 2025 models now come with a variety of additional standard features, including a heated steering wheel, wireless smartphone charging, ambient interior lighting and more. Porsche Intelligent Range Manager is also included in all vehicles and works with the navigation system to determine the most efficient route to a destination by analyzing real-time traffic and taking into account the locations of charging stations along the route.

Apple CarPlay+ is also compatible with 2025 models, which, among a series of new tricks, allows access to climate control functions without having to turn the application on and off. The Video in the car The feature can now be legally operated via the passenger screen while driving, as a new monodirectional filter prevents the driver from seeing anything on this screen from their seat position. Video streaming is also possible in parking mode on the central display.

Prices and availability

The new 2025 Porsche Taycan sedan and Cross Turismo models are available to order now – with the exception of the GTS trim, which will be available later – and can be configured on the Porsche website. First deliveries for US customers are expected to arrive in the third quarter of the 2024 calendar year.

The MSRP for each of the currently available 2025 Porsche Taycan models is listed below:

Taycan: $99,400

Taycan 4 Cross Turismo: $111,100

Taycan 4S: $118,500 / Taycan 4S Cross Turismo: $125,200

Taycan Turbo: $173,600 / Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo: $176,300

Taycan Turbo S: $209,000 / Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo: $211,700

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