EPA says the Porsche Taycan Turbo will get just 201 miles on a full battery
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The Environmental Protection Agency has finally published its range estimate for Porsche’s first electric car, and it’s particularly lower than most people expected. The EPA says the Taycan Turbo — the $150,900 dual-motor version with 616 horsepower — will only be able to travel around 201 miles on a full battery. The figure is much lower than the 280-mile estimate Porsche received from European regulators earlier this year, which the company has touted since the Taycan’s unveiling in September.
That’s on par with the EPA range estimate for the Audi E-Tron (204 miles), but notably less than that of the Nissan Leaf (226 miles in the version with the 62kWh battery pack), the Jaguar I-Pace (234 miles), Chevy Bolt (259 miles), and even the…