Porsche's $153,510 electric sports car, the Taycan, is set to compete with Tesla's Model S - here's how they stack up
- Porsche on Wednesday unveiled the production versions of its first fully electric sports car, the Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S.
- The vehicles will compete against Tesla's Model S sedan.
- The Model S has better acceleration, a higher top speed, and will very likely have a longer range.
- However, Porsche has said the Taycan Turbo will be able to sustain its performance better than the Model S.
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Porsche on Wednesday unveiled the production versions of its first fully electric sports car, the Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S.
The vehicles will compete against Tesla's Model S sedan when deliveries began later this year.
Here's how the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S compare to the Model S.
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They all have two motors and standard all-wheel-drive configurations.
The Model S has faster acceleration.
But Porsche has said the Taycan Turbo will be able to sustain its performance better.
The Model S can have a faster top speed.
Neither vehicle has a clear advantage in charging speed.
The Model S is very likely to have more range.
The Model S can seat five in its standard configuration, while five-person seating is an option for the Porsche.
The Model S has more storage space.
The Model S is far less expensive.
Both vehicles de-emphasize buttons and knobs in favor of screens.
Porsche doesn't have a semi-autonomous driver-assistance system like Tesla's Autopilot.
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