Tested: 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S vs. Tesla Model S Long Range Plus

Revisiting the state of the electric luxury sedan with mid-priced examples from Porsche and Tesla.

Climb to the top of today’s mainstream EV ladder and you’ll come to the Porsche Taycan and the Tesla Model S, two high-profile sedans that make compelling cases for electric vehicles as grand, expensive things. Introduced in 2012, the Model S laid the groundwork for Tesla’s contemporary lineup, along the way proving that EVs can be both desirable and (almost) as practical as conventional, internal-combustion vehicles.

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Tesla Model S Plaid: “Faster than any Porsche, safer than any Volvo”
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Czinger 21C production specs unveiled: 3D-printed hybrid hypercar has 1233HP and 281MPH top speed
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Tesla Model S Plaid+ canceled Elon Musk confirms: This is why
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2022 BMW i4 gets price and range: Potent i4 M50 packs 536hp
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Tesla Model S Plaid: Price, release date, 0-60, interior, top speed and more
Tesla Model S Plaid: Price, release date, 0-60, interior, top speed and more

The Tesla Model S Plaid is coming, and we've got everything you need to know The Tesla Model S Plaid Read more

Tesla Model S faces a new delay — here’s when you’ll get yours
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Audi RS E-Tron GT Vs Porsche Taycan Vs Tesla Model S Performance Drag Race
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Tesla Model S Plaid spied testing in Laguna Seca weeks before customer deliveries begin
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Without question, the incoming 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid and Plaid+ are packing some crazy performance credentials. With three electric Read more

2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo v Tesla Model S P100D Comparison
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Which of these prestige EVs has the power to thrill? The illustrious latecomer or the disruptive game-changer? The comparo you’ve Read more

2021 Porsche Taycan 4S review
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Porsche's Taycan EV is ostensibly a Tesla Model S rival -- arguably its most direct competitor. Indeed, the Taycan's all-electric Read more