Porsche Looking at More Taycan Variants, Including a 2-Door Convertible Version
This week the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo version rolled across computer and smartphone screens for the first time, but it’s clear that the German automaker is likely not done birthing other variants of the popular performance EV. Did we mention how successful Porsche’s first response to Tesla has been since it debuted?
Taycan product head Stefan Weckbach spoke with the Autocar outlet this week and confirmed that Porsche is still actively playing with the idea of producing additional variants of the model. The first candidates are two-door coupe and convertible models. Porsche is also said to be considering developing a low-slung estate version, essentially an all-electric counterpart to the Panamera Sport Turismo. Or think of as the Taycan Cross Turismo, but without the elevated ground clearance and other off-roading functionalities. Said Weckbach,
“…the platform is perfect for future additional product ideas, and we are thinking in different directions.”
- Stefan Weckbach, Porsche Taycan product head
He pointed out that developing a coupe version and a convertible (also two-door) Taycan are both technically possible. That doesn’t guarantee anything, of course, and the executive acknowledged that the automaker would have to weigh consumer interest carefully before greenlighting either project.Read more