According to German automobile manufacturer Porsche, it has seen improvements in its global car sales. Since the Coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on most industries, Porsche’s first all-electric sports car, has been well received with a total of 10,944 units worldwide from January to September 2020.
According to the company, it sold a total of 4,480 Taycans from January to June 2020, meaning the other 6,464 units were sold in the last three months alone, making up about 5.7% of Porsche’s total volume. Porsche third quarter Taycan numbers have doubled from those seen in Q2 and quadrupled since Q1. Looking at the company’s pace during Q3, its annual production rate is set to exceed 25,000.
The company commented on it progress stating: “Porsche was not spared the effects of the coronavirus crisis. However, we look to the future with optimism – in particular thanks to our convincing product range and a continued increase in new orders,”
The Taycan has an 800-volt charger with fast charging capability. It offers a 400 km range in 15 minutes of charge time and has a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.5 seconds.