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Porsche shows Taycan sketches ahead of full unveiling

The sketches highlight the EV's unique proportions.

Porsche has released a pair of Taycan sketches ahead of an official unveiling later this year.

The company has already shown pre-production prototypes undergoing final testing, while the Taycan's Sport Turismo variant has been spotted by spy photographers.

The sketches focus on the sedan's unique proportions. Designers and engineers worked to carve out "foot garages" in the floor-mounted battery to give occupants a lower seating position than the Tesla Model S and other EVs.

The Taycan will feature unique four-point daytime running lights, tucked into air inlets that improve aerodynamics by routing air behind the wheel housings.

Porsche's head of style, Michael Mauer, suggests many of the design elements will carry forward to the company's next electric vehicles that will follow the Taycan.

"I started at Porsche when the development of the Panamera initiated a massive extension of the product range. We are now once again at a crucial stage for the company," he says. "My vision is that the Taycan will become the icon of this new era, almost like a synonym for a purely electric sports car."

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