2024 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT spied undisguised

Porsche has as soon as once more been noticed testing a Taycan prototype fitted with parts usually seen on the automaker’s GT sports activities automobiles.

We beforehand printed spy photographs of a prototype for an up to date Taycan that ought to arrive later this yr to mark the halfway level within the electrical sedan and wagon’s lifecycle. Nonetheless, the prototype proven right here is for one thing very totally different.

With all of the camouflage of earlier prototypes now gone, there isn’t any lacking the brand new aerodynamic parts, such because the prolonged entrance splitter, chunky aspect skirts, rear diffuser, and rear wing. The brand new design for the entrance air curtains built-in with the entrance fascia can be clearly seen for the primary time.

Lars Kern has been seen behind the wheel at occasions, together with throughout among the Nürburgring testing, which additionally factors to the prototype as a brand new high-performance Taycan variant. He’s Porsche’s scorching shoe chargeable for lots of the automaker’s official lap occasions on the ‘Ring, and he was the driving force of the Taycan Turbo S that final summer season clocked a 7:33.35 lap time on the German racetrack. Tesla has since posted a time of seven:25.231 with a Mannequin S Plaid geared up with its out there Monitor Bundle, and Rimac set the present lap file for a manufacturing EV with its Nevera clocking a 7:05:298 simply final month.

2024 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

2024 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT spy photographs – Photograph credit score: Baldauf

Porsche hasn’t stated whether or not it plans to introduce quicker variations of the Taycan, although rumors have held {that a} extra highly effective three-motor variant designed to match not solely Tesla’s Plaid but in addition Lucid’s Air Sapphire is within the pipeline. Such a variant may very well be badged a Taycan Turbo GT, much like the Cayenne Turbo GT’s high grade.

Efficiency within the Taycan at present tops out with the Turbo S grade whose output registers at 616 hp (750 hp quickly), or sufficient for 0-60 mph acceleration in 2.6 seconds and a high velocity of round 162 mph. Rumors level to the potential new Taycan vary topper packing as a lot as 1,000 hp, which could drop the 0-60 mph time nearer to 2.0 seconds and lift the highest velocity to round 200 mph.

The mid-cycle replace will likely be launched throughout the Taycan vary and embody extra superior matrix LED headlights with a brighter, extra exact gentle sample. An up to date infotainment system can also be seemingly.