Preview of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo of 2022: A Highly Versatile EV Wagon
- April 1, 2021
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Due to the excellent ride-height, body cladding, mudguards, and usually Off-Road looks of the latest Taycan Cross Turismo, it’s not a Dakar-ready-Porsche electric vehicle. Porsche claims that the Taycan Turismo 2022 is simply a complete Taycan saloon version. The wagon is also suitable for those people who live in temperamental climates or imagine themselves, as adventurers. The Taycan is available with AWD, which means it could also drive on a snowy road.
Until then, while it might look different from the regular Taycan, Porsche claims that everything from the wagon’s BeltLine is shared with the Porsche saloon. The only significant mechanical change is available in the latest air springs. However, the suspension calibration and most of its physical parts remain identical.
The above air springs to the Porsche Taycan Turismo are specific and allow for more significant ride height variation than the saloon units. In standard mode, the Taycan Turismo rides an inch higher off the platform than its saloon version, but it can be increased to 3 inches higher to escape difficulties. However, that mode shouldn’t be used at high speed.
All Turismo models have a panoramic sunroof, roof rails, and higher-capacity Porsche “Performance-Battery-Plus.” The basic look is similar to the Cross Turismo E Mission model.
How can you go off-road in a Porsche Taycan Turismo?
There’s a Gravel driving mode in the Porsche Taycan Turismo if you want to break down a dirt road. In this mode, the Taycan’s stability control mechanisms are turned off, and the computers try to balance the speed of all 4 tires. Gravel mode increases 0.38 inches suspension higher than the other modes.
Since this was not sufficient, you can even slam the Porsche Taycan Turismo into the road and line it up with the regular Taycan. It is noteworthy that the lowering of the vehicle is used for more limited and more aggressive modes. Range and Sport-Plus will lower the Porsche Taycan for increased aerodynamics.
Rather than driving with the Turbo S model, Porsche offers 4 different Taycan Turismo models. It means there’s a Porsche Taycan Turbo S above the line, and also a Turbo, a Turbo 4S, and a base 4. Unlike the Taycan sedan, there’s no RWD option.
Although the Taycan Turismo has not yet been EPA rated, the powertrains (batteries, engines, eight-hundred-volt architecture, and 2-speed gearbox) are carried over from the saloon. Consequently, Porsche anticipates that the Taycan Turismo’s driving range figures would be identical in both body models. Due to its extra mass, the wagon can take a limited range penalty.
Much more Space For the Electric Zoom
Due to the roofline, the Porsche Taycan Turismo adds 0.36 inches of space in the front and 3.63 inches of additional space in the back seats. Since the Taycan Turismo is a station wagon, it has a lot of cargo space. In the 4S and 4 models, there’s a limit of fifteen cubic-feet of air between the hatchback and the back seats, while the Turbo S and Turbo models have 14.2 cubes. Cargo space increases to 43.7 cubic feet when the back seats are folded.
These figures will differ when US standards rank the cargo space. The parcel shelf is placed as the Germans order cargo space, so the total volume of free space usually is more remarkable when using American measurement criteria. It is simply more value for your money, genuinely.
In terms of money, Porsche is currently announcing the price of the Taycan Turismo 4 version. The base model of the latest Taycan Turismo range may start at $93,350. It may seem like a big leap from the Taycan saloon (that starts at $82,350), but the car lacks the Cross Turismo S air suspension, AWD, Performance-Battery-Plus option, and Off-Road features. The latest Taycan Turismo is the most realistic Taycan available on the market. The deliveries of Taycan Turismo will start from this summer.