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Porsche Taycan Sedan Cross patent images surface

Porsche was at first thought to be releasing a Sport Turismo (wagon) version of the Taycan, however patent images appearing on the internet suggest that a cross variation of the sedan may be up for grabs too.

Design

The images were first discovered by MotorTrend from the USPTO(United States Patent and Trademark Office) website and while it is difficult to conclude anything from simple patent images, there are at least a couple of information here. For one, the images plainly show a three-box Taycan, however the rear fascia wants to have actually originated from the Cross Turismo (wagon).

Then there is the extra body cladding around the car that originates from the front and down the sides. The front and rear bumpers have actually been fine-tuned too, and the flight height appears to have increased a bit to provide an all-road capability. When it comes to the Cross Turismo, the flight height is increased by 0.78 inches, and a more 0.39 inches with the Off Road Design package, as compared to the Taycan.

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo sedan patent spy rear profile
The rear fascia of the automobile appears to have actually been carried over from the Cross Turismo variant introduced previously this year. Image source: USPTO

Specifications

We do not have verification on the technical requirements, nevertheless, securely expect a configuration comparable to the Cross Turismo. The Taycan Cross Turismo 4, depending upon the version, puts out in between 375 hp and 616 hp, with the torque is ranked in between 368 lb-ft and 774 lb-ft. Porsche claims the car can reach a top speed of 155 mph and go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in simply 2.7 seconds in the highest requirements (Turbo S). The 93.4 kWh battery can be charged 5% to 80% in just 22.5 minutes at a 350 kW DC charger.

Taycan sales growing

Porsche’s vehicle sales have been increasing gradually. According to a 2021 sales report released by the business on 16 July, Porsche sold an overall of 153,656 cars and trucks worldwide in the first half of2021 This is up 31 per cent from the very same duration2020 The Porsche Taycan has actually likewise been performing well with sales of 19,822 systems, 342 per cent higher than the very same duration the previous year. New versions can just improve what is already a strong performance.

According to a report on insideevs.com, the Taycan household will get more variations, amongst which are the Taycan GTS and the Taycan Sport Turismo GTS. insideevs states the versions should arrive in 2022.

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo sedan patent spy
Porsche looks to have enhanced the sides with additional body cladding. Image source: USPTO

Every Porsche comes with a range of body designs and versions, and the Taycan hasn’t been an exception. Just this year, Porsche launched a Cross Turismo variant along with a rear-wheel-drive entry-level Taycan. Priced at USD 82,700 MSRP, the RWD Taycan is the most affordable of the lot in the United States. In all, there are 8 versions of the Taycan, and there is definitely more to come.

Featured Image: USPTO