Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
3 minute read
23 Sep 2021
7:00 am

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo: you’re never too old for Scalextric

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Similar to the way you pulled the little slot car’s trigger on the lounge carpet, this electric car sets off instantly.

Shooting Brake styled Taycan also comes with off-road inspired cues.

The saying goes that boys never grow up. It's merely a case of them getting older and their toys more expensive. Priced at R2 654 000, the Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo is definitely too sophisticated to be considered a toy. But, anyone who has ever played Scalextric as child will appreciate that this superb offering is the closest a real-life car can get to those little battery cars zipping around a track on many a lounge floor around the world. Growing electric range The Taycan, a fastback sedan like the Panamera, made its local debut last year as Porsche's...