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The Porsche Taycan Production Vehicle Is Here—And Glorious

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Rejoice, people. After years of concepts and teases, the production version of the Porsche Taycan has officially been revealed.

The pure EV all-wheel-drive monster will come in two variants from the start, Turbo and Turbo S, with pricing starting at $150,000. Deliveries will begin by the end of the year.

Though the German automaker didn't touch on a standard version at the worldwide debut, we'd expect one to release at some point within the next year or two with pricing comparable to the Tesla Model S.

The Turbo S version of the Taycan (which is pronounced tay-khan) packs a wild 750 horsepower while in launch control. Two motors situated in the front and back provide 774 pounds of torque and a 0-60 mph time of 2.6 seconds. It's pure Porsche, even if the DNA is slightly altered.

The cockpit has an all-new architecture and features curved instrument cluster forms and a 10.9-inch display and optional passenger display. They've also cut down on classic hardware controls heavily, relying on more intuitive and intelligent controls through gesture and voice.

Final range testing hasn't been completed yet but experts are expecting it to fall somewhere around 230 miles on a full charge.

The start of their EV lineup, the Taycan Cross Turismo hatchback is set for release in 2021 and an all-electric Macan is also on the horizon. There's no word or even rumor about an electrified 911 but we'd personally welcome it, purists be damned....