Porsche is presenting the third version of the sport sedan and named it the Taycan 4S. The new model is now available with 2 battery sizes. The standard Performance Battery delivers up to 390 kW or 522 hp and the optional Performance Battery Plus with up to 420 kW or 563 hp. The Taycan 4S is, therefore, the new model in the series following the Taycan Turbo S and the Taycan Turbo. The single-layer Performance Battery with a total capacity of 79.2 kWh comes as standard. The 2-layer Performance Battery Plus from the Taycan Turbo S and Taycan Turbo with a capacity of 93.4 kWh.
The acceleration and tractive power of Taycan 4S is typical to sports cars as well as outstanding continuously available performance. The rotor of the permanently excited synchronous motor on the rear axle has a length of 130 millimeters, 80 millimeters shorter than the rotor on the Taycan Turbo S and Taycan Turbo. The pulse-controlled inverter used on the front axle in the Taycan 4S operates with up to 300 amps. The inverter on the rear axle is up to 600 amps in order to connect it to the Taycan Turbo.
It has a 2-speed transmission on the rear axle and the drive architecture comprises the same main technical highlights as the rest of the Taycan family. The same also applies to the intelligent charging management and exemplary aerodynamics. The innovative exterior design with Porsche DNA is also typical for the Taycan. Porsche uses a centrally networked control system for the Taycan chassis.
The integrated Porsche 4D Chassis Control analyzes and synchronizes all chassis systems in real-time. The Taycan 4S features adaptive air suspension with three-chamber technology including electronic damper control Porsche Active Suspension Management. The Taycan 4S has 6-piston fixed-calipers in red on the front axle and four-piston calipers in red on the rear axle, with internally vented cast iron brake rotors.