Porsche Automobiles Canada, Ltée and Turo, the largest car-sharing platform in Canada, are proud to announce the of an all-new collaboration in Canada that features the Porsche Taycan, the first car from the brand’s fully electric sport, accessible from the platform throughout June, in Montreal. This is how, on request, Turo guests will be able to see for themselves the exceptional technology and incredible dynamic behavior of the Taycan, and will have a glimpse of the advantages offered by the Porsche Drive program.
With this access to the most acclaimed electric car on the market, the program is the perfect opportunity to fully enjoy the Porsche experience. Cars can be reserved exclusively in and around Montreal.
“This collaboration is a fantastic opportunity for Porsche to reach a new group of potential buyers among our very large membership and allows Turo to diversify its electric vehicle offering,” said Cedric Mathieu, Vice President and Head of Turo Canada . “More and more people who want to try an electric vehicle for the first time come to Turo and can see if such a car would suit their lifestyle. We believe that carsharing could serve as an electric car adoption tool in Canada, which is why we are excited to be able to bring these amazing new cars to some of our members. ”
World premiere in Niagara Falls, Ont., In September 2019, the Taycan is a very unique four-door sports sedan that offers Porsche-specific performance and the connectivity that you enjoy every day. State-of-the-art production methods and certain elements of the Taycan set new standards for sustainability and digitization. In Canada, the Taycan is available in versions Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S delivering between 522 and 750 horsepower and fitted as standard with all-wheel drive and an innovative two-speed gearbox. The Taycan is the first production car to adopt an 800-volt charging architecture, and its charge can go from 5 to 80 percent in just 22 min 30 s.
The collaboration between Porsche Drive and Turo builds on the success of Porsche Host, a 2019 pilot project by Porsche Digital, Inc.. These hosts will also be able to explain to tenants all the advantages offered by the Taycan. The rental price starts at $ 365 per day, fully refundable by Porsche if the member purchases a Taycan from a Porsche Center in Canada.