Emotive and electric: Porsche Taycan 4S

The Porsche Taycan 4S is easily the most engaging electric car I have driven so far

The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.
The Porsche Taycan 4S has excellent coasting ability, which is great for highways and open roads. The Porsche Taycan 4S clocks a century sprint of four seconds and a top speed of 250kmh.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

Having driven the 2.8-second Taycan Turbo S in Austria last year, I would think the Taycan 4S - with a relatively modest century sprint timing of four seconds - would appear mild.

I was wrong.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2020, with the headline 'Emotive and electric'. Print Edition | Subscribe