“Productive luxury”: the victory of the Porsche Taycan

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“Productive luxury”: the victory of the Porsche Taycan

This year at the contest “world car of the year 2020” (WCOTY) Taycan won 2 awards in the categories of “the Most luxurious car 2020” (World Luxury Car) and “Most productive car 2020” (World Performance Car).

Historic hat-trick, the first electric sports car Porsche Taycan reached in the nomination “the Most productive car 2020” together with 911 and 718 Spyder/Cayman GT4. He also won the award for “the Most luxurious car 2020”, stressing the status of the brand. 86 international automotive journalists has awarded more than 50 new cars. The winners were announced during an online conference WCOTY.

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Michael Steiner, a member of the Board of Directors and head of the development Department of Porsche AG, received the awards. He noted that the double win in 2 categories underlines the company’s commitment in the development of Taycan.

“We wanted to create a completely driver-oriented, perfect electric sports car that can beat any car in terms of performance. We focused on everyday use and digital innovation, and comfort for four passengers. So happy that the jury WCOTY rewarded those efforts,” said Steiner.

Outstanding awards in the prestigious categories

Taycan Porsche with the new 911, introduced last year, has already received nearly 40 international awards, mainly in Germany, USA, UK and China. Also Porsche Taycan awarded in the following categories:

  • Car of the year: Top Gear magazine (UK)
  • Changing the rules of the game: Top Gear magazine (UK)
  • Eco-friendly car of the year in China: the jury for the selection of the Chinese car of the year (CCOTY)
  • German car of the year: the jury for the selection of the German car of the year (GCOTY)

For innovation Taycan noted and the prize of the magazine Connect (Germany).

The Porsche 911 has twice been a winner in the readers choice of the magazine “Auto, motor and sport” (Germany) among best cars – once as a coupe, the second as a convertible. Also the car featured in such award-winning:

  • Auto Trophy: readers choice of the magazine Auto Zeitung (Germany)
  • The most productive car of the year: magazine Auto Express (UK)
  • Best driver’s car: Motor Trend magazine (USA)
  • The most productive car of the year in China: the jury for the selection of the Chinese car of the year (CCOTY)

Chairman of the Board Porsche AG Oliver bloom, speaking about the rewards of the new Porsche 911:

“911 keeps us on the path to success for almost 60 years, thanks to a special recognizable design. When a child draws a sports car, it often resembles a 911. We have consistently developed his unique technical concept. With the engine on the back and the ignition key on the left, the 911 has become an icon of the automotive industry and a benchmark, which equals every sports car.”

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718 Spyder: fuel consumption combined of 10.9 l/100 km, CO2 emissions of 249 g/km

718 Cayman GT4: fuel consumption combined of 10.9 l/100 km, CO2 emissions of 249 g/km

The values for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions calculated in accordance with the new procedure WLTP. Derived from this value, the NEDC should continue to Refine. They can’t be compared with values calculated on the basis of the previously used procedure, the NEDC.

Also suggest you to see a detailed test of the Porsche 911 2019 from the team InfoCar.ua:

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