The Taycan is already Porsche's best selling model

It has even taken over the 911 and Cayenne sales

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After just for a few months, the Taycan is already Porsche's best selling model in Europe meaning it is really the future of Porsche.

Porsche only started shipping the Taycan a few months ago, and yet they're still able to shift a £100,000 EV more times than a Cayenne, Panamera, 911, all of the models. Admittedly, the North America sales are a bit slower but in Europe the Taycan is doing very well indeed.

Last month, the Taycan became Porsche’s best-selling vehicle in Europe, outselling the Porsche 911 with 1,183 units. Having said that, these results are during COVID world but even still, these buyers don't seem to be afraid to splash the cash on a brand new EV.

With Taycan sales being so strong, it makes you wonder how it will progress. Is this spike in sales just due to the EV craze? Or is this it? Do people not care for cars such as the 911 or Panamera anymore. It begs the question: Should all cars turn to being EVs?

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Comments (19)

  • It seems to be stealing from the Panameras sales but they are very similar. As much as I think there is a flaw in the whole concept of electric cars, I would prefer people drove these than Teslas!

      1 month ago
    • Tbf as much as I don't like EVs I would take any taycan before I would come near the abomination that is the panamer

        1 month ago
  • I hate EV's but the Taycan is kind of cool

      1 month ago
  • Booooooo👎 the 911 is a million times better, and from all the videos I've seen faster too

      1 month ago
  • I'd rather a Taycan than a Panamera, but then I'd rather have hernia surgery than a Panamera so...

      1 month ago
  • In the UK there is 0% benefit in kind for company cars, most are therefore bought/leased that way which essentially allows you have a fast car paid by companies and not pay tax on it. Because the leases are an overhead charge it reduces profit and also corporation tax. Tax breaks won’t last forever.

    I suspect there are similar incentives in Europe too so this is a ‘no brainer’

      1 month ago
    • Is this still true? I thought they changed the rules a few years ago increasing the % to around 5%. Either way it is much more attractive for a company car than the traditional diesel which most are now at 35%.

        1 month ago
    • It is indeed, 2020/21 it’s 0%, 2021/22 it’s 1% and 2022/23 it’s 2%. This is why company car drivers are switching in droves, if it weren’t for the pandemic I’d go back into an electric company car for the tax break.

        1 month ago

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