Test Drive: 2021 Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo

Driving the wagon variant of the brand's first fully electric model in the winding hills of LA

Speed, or rather the sensation of it, is relative. The way our brain makes sense of zooming through time and space isn’t really all that complicated; auditory, visual and tactile cues come together and, working in concert, they deliver enough information to our brain for it to make sense of what our body is physically experiencing. Simultaneously, we also take note of what we are …

Porsche’s First All-Electric Sports Car, the Taycan

Head of Interior Design Ivo Van Hulten explains the future-defining automobile

Let’s dispense with the “how this Porsche isn’t like a Tesla” discussion right now: the all-electric Taycan (unveiled today) won’t singlehandedly displace Tesla, because it’s not meant to. The Taycan Turbo (pronounced “ti-ken”) is $153,310; the more powerful Turbo S is $187,610—both price tags that are far from Tesla’s volume king, the Model 3, which retails closer to $50,000. Porsche isn’t expecting to sell anywhere …