Electric cars are the future of mobility and popularity for the same has increased in the last couple of years, especially in India. Many supercar and sports car manufacturer have also entered this space. Posche was one of the first to introduce an all-electric sports car. Many celebrities around the world have also started opting for electric cars. Legendary musician A. R. Rahman is one of the recent one to joing the EV bandwagon. The musician recently posted a picture of a brand new Porsche Taycan electric sports car that his daughters recently bought.
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The image has been shared by A. R. Rahman himself on his Instagram page. In the image, two of his daughters Khatija Rahman and Rahima Rahman are seen posing with their brand new car. The post says Our young producers of #ARRstudios spearheading cool Metaverse projects @khatija.rahman @raheemarahman
Have chosen to go green with the #electriccar. Be the change you want to see. #bosswomen#girlpower#gogreen. A. R. Rahman has three children and all of them followed their dads footsteps. Khatija Rahman is a musician and a director at A. R. Rahman foundation.
Others have also ventured into playback singing and music production. Coming back to the car, the exact details of the Porsche Taycan that A. R. Rahman has bought is currently not known. Porsche offers Taycan in 18 colours and the one bought by the musicians family is Gentian Blue Metallic. The Deep Blue shade looks extremely good on the car. The demand for expensive luxury and sports cars have increased in India. Lately we have been seeing several young entrepreneurs buying exotic and luxury cars. This is not India’s first Porsche Taycan. The first car was bought by one of India’s prominent Indian businessman, Dinesh Thakkar.
Porsche Taycan is a four-door electric sports car. It is Porsche first attempt at making an electric sports car and it was initially introduced in the market back in 2019. It was only introduced in Indian market in 2022. It is available in Taycan RWD, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S variants in India. In Taycan the turbo does not mean the engine but, it is simply a variant. The exact trim or variant of the Taycan bought by A. R. Rahman’s daughters in not known at the moment. Porsche Taycan like any other car from the manufacturer is expensive. The price for this electric sports car starts at Rs 1.53 crore, ex-showroom and goes up to Rs 2.34 crore, ex-showroom.
The Turbo S is the top-end variant of the Taycan and what sets it apart from regular versions is the regular versions is that it gets an AWD system. An electric motor is mounted in the front and rear axle that powers the car. Both these motors generate a combined power of 761 Ps and 150 Nm of peak torque. Porsche has limited the top-speed of the Taycan to 260 Kmph and it can do a 0-100 kmph sprint in just 2.8 seconds. This makes Porsche Taycan as powerful as some of the supercars currently sold around the globe.