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The 1,092HP Taycan Turbo GT Is Quickest, Most Powerful Porsche Ever



2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Feast your eyes on the Porsche Taycan Turbo GT, the quickest, most powerful Porsche ever built. And spoiler alert, it’s an electric vehicle (don’t let the Turbo moniker confuse you).

With 777 horsepower and 988 lb-ft of torque (increasing to 1,019 hp with Launch Control, and an outrageous peak of 1092 hp for two seconds when using the car’s Attack Mode overboost), this four-door sedan rockets from 0-60mph in just 2.1 seconds, with a top speed of 190mph.

But it doesn’t stop there. No, the Porsche Taycan Turbo GT isn’t just a one-trick pony, it was designed for the track, with Porsche putting their money where their mouth is, testing it at both the Nürburgring and Laguna Seca, setting records at both iconic tracks.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

A few months back, Porsche took a pre-production model to the Nürburgring, with Porsche development driver Lars Kern behind the wheel. There, he posted a lap time of 7:07.55, a whopping 26 seconds faster than Kern recorded for his last record lap in a Taycan Turbo S sport sedan equipped with the performance package back in August 2022. This time also stands as the current record for series-production electric cars and also makes the Turbo GT the fastest four-door of any powertrain type on the Nürburgring.

Then a few weeks ago, Kern once again got behind the wheel of a Porsche Taycan Turbo GT with the Weissach Package at the Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca, putting down a lap time of 1:27.87, earning the title of fastest electric series-production car. Not only does that lap time easily crush a lap at 1:36.6 set by Tesla Model S Plaid in 2019, but it beats a lap at 1:28.2 set by a heavily modified Tesla Model S Plaid built solely for track runs two years later.

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Porsche Taycan Turbo GT:

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

New power electronics in the powertrain

Porsche has recently extensively upgraded the Taycan model line and generally increased the overall system power of the cars. Among other things, the enhanced powertrain with a new rear-axle motor enables even more dynamic performance compared to the predecessor models. The Taycan Turbo GT and Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package are the new sporting flagship models and take Taycan performance to the next level. Equipped with a more powerful pulse inverter, both cars have 777 hp. With Launch Control that increases to up to 1019 hp of overboost power or up to 1092 hp for two seconds.

The Taycan Turbo GT needs just 2.2 sec. for the sprint from zero to 60 mph, or just 2.1 sec. with the Weissach Package. This makes the model one- to two-tenths of a second faster than the Taycan Turbo S. The difference in acceleration from a standstill to 124 mph is even greater: 6.6 or 6.4 sec. for the Taycan Turbo GT without/with Weissach Package, which is up to 1.3 sec. quicker than the Taycan Turbo S.

The pulse inverter is the key component for controlling the electric motor. In both Taycan Turbo GT models, pulse inverters with a maximum current of 900 amps are used on the rear axle. These deliver even more power and torque than the 600-amp pulse inverter used in the Taycan Turbo S. For better efficiency, silicon carbide is also used as the semiconductor material in the pulse inverter. This significantly reduces switching losses and enables higher switching frequencies. The transmission ratio and the robustness of the gearbox have also been improved, allowing for higher torque figures. The maximum torque in both versions is up to 988 lb-ft.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Carbon fiber components and Porsche Active Ride: Lightweight construction and advanced chassis

With intelligent lightweight construction measures, Porsche has reduced the weight of the Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package by up to 157 lbs compared to the Taycan Turbo S. A number of carbon fiber parts contribute to this. Carbon fiber is used for the trims on the B-pillars, the upper shells on the door mirrors and the side skirt inlays, among other components. A lightweight luggage compartment and the omission of the electric soft-closing function of the trunk lid also save weight.

The Taycan Turbo GT is equipped as standard with special performance summer tires mounted on 21-inch lightweight forged wheels and Porsche Active Ride suspension, with Turbo GT-specific tuning. In dynamic driving situations, this suspension offers an optimal connection to the road thanks to a balanced distribution of wheel loads. In addition, the exclusive Turbo GT wheels have relief-milled spokes, which saves weight and at the same time effectively ventilates the brakes.

The Taycan Turbo GT comes standard with lightweight ceramic brakes. Based on the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB), the brake system has been optimized from a weight perspective. Design changes to the brake disc chamber and the brake caliper housing shave off more than four pounds. This has a positive effect on both the driving dynamics and performance: reducing the unsprung and rotating masses enhances performance. The brake calipers are painted exclusively in Victory Gold.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Rear spoiler with flap and exclusive paint finishes: Aerodynamics and exterior design

Porsche developed a front spoiler with aeroblades specifically for the Taycan Turbo GT. The rear view is dominated by an adaptive spoiler, the edge of which features a Gurney flap in a high-gloss carbon fiber weave finish.

Matrix Design LED headlights come as standard. They can be upgraded to HD Matrix Design LED headlights on the Taycan Turbo GT as an option. The SportDesign sideskirts feature carbon fiber inlays, the upper portion of the exterior mirrors are in carbon fiber, and unique to the Turbo GT models- the B-pillars are finished in carbon fiber. The trims of the side windows are painted in high-gloss black.

While the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S with Turbonite features differ from the other models in the series, the Taycan Turbo GT has more of a racing vibe. Both models bear the colored Porsche crest on the hood as well as on the hub covers of the lightweight alloy wheels. The ‘Turbo GT’ logo on the rear lid is painted in matte black.

A total of six standard exterior colors are available, including the new paint options of Pale Blue Metallic and Purple Sky Metallic. These are reserved exclusively for the Taycan Turbo GT for one year. The extensive Paint to Sample program from Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur offers further customization options. In addition, a set of decals with the Taycan logo is available in the lower part of the doors and on the front bonnet, either in Volt Blue or in matte/gloss black.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

A sporting ambience: The interior

The sporty Race-Tex features come with black leather trims as standard. Standard Adaptive Sports Seats Plus (with electric 18-way adjustment and memory package) feature a Turbo GT logo embroidered on the front headrests. In addition, a badge with the individual model logo is located below the climate control panel. Exclusive interior equipment with contrasting tones in Volt Blue or GT Silver are available on request.

On the GT Sport steering wheel, the rim is covered with black Race-Tex and has a 12 o’clock marking. The Taycan Turbo GT features the Sport Chrono package from the Taycan Turbo S.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Designed for performance on the track: Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package

The Porsche Taycan Turbo GT with optional Weissach Package is even more laser sharp in its positioning. With additional aerodynamics and lightweight construction measures, this model is even more resolutely designed for performance. The Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 2.1s, making the two-seater a tenth of a second faster than the similarly powerful Taycan Turbo GT. Its top track speed is 190 mph instead of 180 mph.

Additional aerodynamics measures include air deflector elements on the underbody and a new front diffuser. In the rear, the model with the Weissach Package features a fixed rear wing in a carbon fiber weave finish with wing supports fixed to the body. The total downforce here is up to 485 lbs. The Weissach Package logo is prominent on the endplates of the rear wing. Exclusively available on request is a striped wrap in Volt Blue, black or matte black. This further accentuates the car’s motorsport character. The striped design can be combined with the black decal set.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Eliminating all equipment not required for track driving has shaved off roughly 157 lbs. compared to the Taycan Turbo S. Instead of the usual rear seat system, there is a tailor-made, high-quality lightweight carbon fiber cladding with a storage compartment behind the driver and front passenger seats. The analog clock from the Sport Chrono Package, which is normally present on the instrument panel, is also dispensed with, as are the floor and trunk mats and less insulation material is used. The Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package only has a charge port door on the passenger side, which is operated manually instead of electrically. Special sound- and heat-insulating glass and the Sound Package Plus also save weight. The latter does without rear speakers and replaces the BOSE Surround Sound system found standard in the Turbo GT.

The GT interior package with Race-Tex in Black comes as standard. On the passenger side there is a badge with the Weissach Package logo. The interior packages in Volt Blue and GT Silver are also available for the Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package. Contrast stitching in the respective color rounds out the range of features.

You can watch the record-setting run at Laguna Seca Raceway here:

Pricing for the 2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT and Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach Package start at $230,000. Both models are available to order now, with cars expected to arrive at U.S. dealers in summer of 2024.

The Porsche Taycan Turbo GT is considerably more expensive than the Tesla Model S Plaid, especially considering that you can’t really use this kind of power anywhere, but the Porsche crest on the hood plus those bragging rights might be worth the extra $100K to some people.

What do you think of the 2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT?

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo GT

Sujeet Patel is the founder of Guys Gab, the definitive men's lifestyle blog, and he's one of the biggest car enthusiast you'll ever meet. He's been fortunate enough to turn his passion for cars into a full-time job. Like they say, "If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life."

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