Since the corporate’s inception in 1977, BRABUS has constructed a reputation for itself as one of the vital famend luxurious tuners on the planet, nonetheless, over the course of its 45-year historical past, the German tuner has nearly solely labored with Mercedes-Benz autos. This is now altering, because the Bottrop-based model has now unveiled its first-ever mannequin constructed round a Porsche — in addition to its first-ever high-performance EV providing — with the brand new BRABUS Porsche Taycan Turbo S.
Unveiled alongside the tuner’s all-new BRABUS 820 – an 820-hp BRABUSized tackle the Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet — the BRABUS Porsche Taycan Turbo S was created utilizing state-of-the-art 3D scanning and CAD to make sure ultra-exact tolerances. BRABUS has handled the Porsche EV to a full carbon bodywork with refined aero work that permits for an much more slippery frag coefficient. This features a entrance facelift that reduces front-axle elevate at excessive speeds, together with facet air intakes, a brand new grille encompass, and a revised entrance fascia that funnels chilly air onto the automobile’s brakes. The automobile has additionally been handled to customized carbon rocker panels, flared wheel arches, three-piece spoiler, and diffuser, with the latter two serving to to mitigate rear-axle elevate and bolster stability at excessive speeds.
In addition to brilliant inexperienced brake calipers and a set of twenty-two” BRABUS Monoblock Z “PLATINUM EDITION” solid wheels that had been tailored particularly for the Taycan, the German tuner’s tackle the Taycan Turbo S additionally will get a brand new suspension package deal with a particular management module for the adaptive air suspension that lowers the automobile’s experience peak by 20-millimeters (0.8”). Inside, this modified Taycan boasts all-new quilted upholstery with brilliant inexperienced accents and BRABUS branding and badging all through, and a carbon trim and sill package deal. Interestingly, BRABUS has opted to depart the Taycan Turbo S’ 560-kW (750-hp) motor untouched, which means this upgraded model of the high-performance EV will presumably preserve the stocker’s 278-mile vary, 161-mph high pace, and a pair of.8-second 0-62mph time.
Available now in restricted numbers, the BRABUS Porsche Taycan Turbo S has been priced at €327,445 (~$346,800) — a $160,000 premium over the Taycan Turbo S’s $187,400 MSRP.