Stuttgart - Porsche is giving us a peek inside its first electric car, the Taycan, with the release of three official pictures showing us the dashboard and instrument cluster of the upcoming four-door sports car.
A most interesting feature is an optional touchscreen for the front passenger, which forms part of an integrated black-panel glass band that also houses the 27.6cm central infotainment display.
The cockpit design was inspired by the original Porsche 911’s dashboard, only it has been interpreted in a far more modern way, while retaining the ‘clean’ and minimalist theme. To that end, the number of switches and buttons have been greatly reduced, with occupants instead relying on those aforementioned touchscreens as well as an advanced voice control function that responds to “Hey Porsche”. On-board apps include navigation, phone, media, comfort and Porsche Connect.
Interior designers have given the Taycan a raised centre console, so as to intensify the feeling of a low seating position. The console also features a large 21.3cm touch panel with haptic feedback, allowing the climate settings to be altered directly. What’s more, integrated handwriting recognition also allows quick address inputs.
Perched in front of the driver is a free-standing, curved digital instrument cluster that allows drivers to choose from four display modes: