The Porsche Taycan has bagged wins at the WCOTY 2020 in two categories ; winning as World Luxury Car and World Performance Car of the Year. In the performance category, it succeeded in a historic triple against the 911 and the 718 Spyder/Cayman GT4. Furthermore, the electric sports car also won World Luxury Car. 86 international automotive journalists voted and assessed over 50 new cars. The winners were announced during an online conference by the WCOTY organization.
Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board, Research and Development, commented on the awards: “This double win in the categories World Performance Car and World Luxury Car underlines what we wanted to achieve when we developed the Taycan. We wanted to create a driver-focused, fully electric sports car that can take on any performance car. At the same time, we focused on uncompromised everyday usability and contemporary, digital luxury and comfort for four passengers. We are delighted that the WCOTY jury rewards these efforts.”
Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG said ,“We are so happy to have been awarded these accolades. They reflect the positive feedback from our customers and are a great incentive for our future work. We see ourselves as pioneers of sustainable mobility and have brought an emotive as well as highly innovative sports car to the road with the Taycan – fully electric and 100 percent Porsche.”
The Porsche Taycan has taken the world by storm by already bagging awards like
• Car of the Year: Top Gear magazine (UK)
• The China Green Car of the Year: Chinese Car of the Year (CCOTY) jury
• German Car of the Year: German Car of the Year (GCOTY) jury.