Porsche Taycan is brand’s best-selling non-SUV model

The Taycan’s performing pretty well so far, but it still needs to hunt down Tesla.


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Porsche wanted to take the fight directly to Tesla’s Model S when it launched the Taycan electric sedan. While it’s not close to actually dethroning the Tesla in the sales race, it is Porsche’s best-selling model that isn’t an SUV.

In the brand’s third-quarter sales report, Porsche said it sold 1,858 Taycan sedans. That’s more than the 911, which found 1,567 homes last quarter, and more than the 718 range or Panamera. The 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster duo sold 1,084 units, while Porsche moved 1,064 Panameras. The fact the Taycan outsold the Panamera, which you can sort of consider as the electric sedan’s gasoline-powered cousin, is pretty impressive.

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