The Porsche Taycan is getting closer to production and a new prototype of the electric vehicle has been spotted with what is believed to be more production features.
The Taycan is one of the most anticipated electric vehicles to hit the market in 2019.
It’s based on the Porsche Mission E Concept unveiled back in 2015.
The Mission E was almost unanimously praised for its incredible design, but the production version, which will be unveiled in September, is expected to be toned down.
Over the last few years, we have seen a few heavily camouflaged test mules of the Taycan, but they don’t tell us a lot about the upcoming production version.
Now, a new Taycan prototype has been spotted and it gives a rare look at what is likely going to be the production headlights (pictures via Taycan Forum):
The headlights on the Mission E concept had a very special design that blended into the front end and air intakes on the side.
It looks like Porsche is keeping the same or similar design for the production version of the Taycan:
The latest Taycan test mule also appears to not have the usual fake exhaust pipes like the previous prototypes.
Along with all those final tests, Porsche has also been using the Nürburgring racetrack as a proving-grounds for the Taycan.
They have been running the vehicle through a simulation of the track, but Taycan prototypes have also been spotted on the track.
Porsche aims to unveil the production version of the Taycan in September and the vehicle should hit the market shortly after.
As previously reported, the base version of the Porsche Taycan is going to have a ~90 kWh battery pack for about 250 miles (~400 km) of range.
The German automaker has also been hinting at two higher-end versions with greater capacity and over 300 miles (483 km) of range.
All versions should be equipped with Porsche’s new 800-volt powertrain system and be able to charge at up to 350 kW.
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