World Car of the Year: Porsche Taycan drives home a double victory

At this year’s World Car of the Year Awards 2020 (WCOTY), the Taycan has seen the checkered flag first in two categories: winning as World Luxury Car and World Performance Car of the Year. At the World Performance Award, it succeeded in a historic triple against the 911 and the 718 Spyder/Cayman GT4. Furthermore, the electric sports car also won World Luxury Car.

86 international motor journalists voted and assessed over 50 new cars. The winners were announced during live online conference by the WCOTY organization.

“We wanted to create a driver-focused, fully electric sports car that can take on any Performance Car.” Michael Steiner

Michael Steiner - Member of the Executive Board, Research and Development received the awards: “This double win in the categories World Performance Car and World Luxury Car underlines what we wanted to achieve when we developed the Taycan. We wanted to create a driver-focused, fully electric sports car that can take on any Performance Car. At the same time we focused on uncompromised everyday-usability and contemporary, digital luxury and comfort for four passengers. We are delighted that the WCOTY jury rewards these efforts.” 

Long list of awards in the main markets

The vote for World Car of the Year continues a winning streak: the Porsche Taycan, along with the new 911, which was launched last year, has already won around 40 international prizes, predominantly in the main markets of Germany, USA, UK and China.

Taycan Turbo S, 2019, Porsche AG
Taycan Turbo S

For the Porsche Taycan, these include, for example:

  • Car of the Year: Top Gear magazine (UK)
  • Game Changer of the Year: Top Gear magazine (UK)
  • The China Green Car of the Year: Chinese Car of the Year (CCOTY) jury
  • German Car of the Year: German Car of the Year (GCOTY) jury
     

It was also awarded the innovation prize from Connect magazine (Germany).

911, 2020, Porsche AG
911

The Porsche 911 was a two-time winner in auto, motor und sport magazine (Germany) readers’ choice for Best Cars – once as a Coupé, once as a Cabriolet – and also won the following awards:

  • Auto Trophy: readers’ choice of the Auto Zeitung magazine (Germany)
  • Best Performance Car of the Year: Auto Express magazine (UK)
  • Best Driver’s Cars: Motor Trend magazine (USA)
  • The China Performance Car of the Year: Chinese Car of the Year (CCOTY) jury
     

“We are so happy to have been awarded these prizes. They reflect the positive feedback from our customers and are a great incentive for our future work,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. “We see ourselves as pioneers of sustainable mobility and have brought an emotive as well as highly innovative sports car to the road with the Taycan – fully electric and 100 percent Porsche.”

“The 911 has kept us on the road to success for almost 60 years thanks to its distinctive design.” Oliver Blume

Speaking about the awards the new Porsche 911 has won, Blume said: “The 911 has kept us on the road to success for almost 60 years thanks to its distinctive design. When a child draws a picture of a sports car, it often resembles a 911. We have continuously and consistently developed its unique technical concept. With the engine in the back and the ignition key on the left, the 911 has become an icon – as well as the benchmark that every sports car is measured against.”

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Consumption data

911 GT2 RS

WLTP*

911 GT2 RS

Fuel consumption / Emissions
NEFZ*
  • 11.8 l/100 km
  • 269 g/km

911 GT2 RS

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 11.8 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 269 g/km

Taycan Turbo

WLTP*
  • 0 g/km
  • 26.6 – 22.9 kWh/100 km
  • 383 – 452 km

Taycan Turbo

Fuel consumption / Emissions
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 26.6 – 22.9 kWh/100 km
Electric range combined (WLTP) 383 – 452 km
Electric range in town (WLTP) 432 – 498 km
NEFZ*
  • 0 g/km
  • 28 kWh/100 km

Taycan Turbo

Fuel consumption / Emissions
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 0 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 28 kWh/100 km

911 Carrera S

WLTP*
  • 11.1 – 10.1 l/100 km
  • 251 – 229 g/km

911 Carrera S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.1 – 10.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 251 – 229 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.0 – 9.6 l/100 km
  • 227 – 220 g/km

911 Carrera S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.0 – 9.6 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 227 – 220 g/km

911 GT3 RS

WLTP*

911 GT3 RS

Fuel consumption / Emissions
NEFZ*
  • 13.2 l/100 km
  • 303 g/km

911 GT3 RS

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 13.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 303 g/km

911 Carrera S Cabriolet

WLTP*
  • 11.0 – 10.3 l/100 km
  • 250 – 233 g/km

911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.0 – 10.3 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 250 – 233 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.1 - 9.8 l/100 km
  • 230 - 223 g/km

911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.1 - 9.8 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 230 - 223 g/km

718 Cayman GT4

WLTP*
  • 11.1 –10.7 l/100 km
  • 251 – 242 g/km

718 Cayman GT4

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.1 –10.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 251 – 242 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.9 – 10.2 l/100 km
  • 249 – 232 g/km

718 Cayman GT4

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.9 – 10.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 249 – 232 g/km

Cayenne Coupé

WLTP*
  • 12.5 – 11.6 l/100 km
  • 283 – 263 g/km

Cayenne Coupé

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 12.5 – 11.6 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 283 – 263 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 9.5 – 9.4 l/100 km
  • 217 – 214 g/km

Cayenne Coupé

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 9.5 – 9.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 217 – 214 g/km

911 Carrera Cabriolet

WLTP*
  • 10.8 – 10.4 l/100 km
  • 245 – 236 g/km

911 Carrera Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 10.8 – 10.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 245 – 236 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 9.6 l/100 km
  • 218 g/km

911 Carrera Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 9.6 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 218 g/km

911 Carrera 4

WLTP*
  • 10.9 – 10.3 l/100 km
  • 247 – 234 g/km

911 Carrera 4

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 10.9 – 10.3 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 247 – 234 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 9.6 l/100 km
  • 218 g/km

911 Carrera 4

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 9.6 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 218 g/km

718 Spyder

WLTP*
  • 11.1 – 10.7 l/100 km
  • 251 – 242 g/km

718 Spyder

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.1 – 10.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 251 – 242 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.9 - 10.2 l/100 km
  • 249 - 232 g/km

718 Spyder

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.9 - 10.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 249 - 232 g/km

911 Carrera

WLTP*
  • 10.8 – 10.3 l/100 km
  • 245 – 233 g/km

911 Carrera

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 10.8 – 10.3 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 245 – 233 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 9.4 l/100 km
  • 215 g/km

911 Carrera

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 9.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 215 g/km

911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

WLTP*
  • 11.1 – 10.4 l/100 km
  • 252 – 235 g/km

911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.1 – 10.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 252 – 235 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.2 – 9.9 l/100 km
  • 234 –225 g/km

911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.2 – 9.9 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 234 –225 g/km

911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

WLTP*
  • 10.8 – 10.5 l/100 km
  • 246 – 238 g/km

911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 10.8 – 10.5 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 246 – 238 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 9.7 l/100 km
  • 221 g/km

911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 9.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 221 g/km

Panamera E-Hybrid Models

WLTP*

Panamera E-Hybrid Models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
NEFZ*
  • 2.8 – 2.0 l/100 km
  • 63 – 47 g/km
  • 22.8 – 17.0 kWh/100 km

Panamera E-Hybrid Models

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 2.8 – 2.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 63 – 47 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 22.8 – 17.0 kWh/100 km

Taycan Turbo S

WLTP*
  • 0 g/km
  • 25.6 – 24.3 kWh/100 km
  • 390 – 416 km

Taycan Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 25.6 – 24.3 kWh/100 km
Electric range combined (WLTP) 390 – 416 km
Electric range in town (WLTP) 434 – 477 km
NEFZ*
  • 0 g/km
  • 28.5 kWh/100 km

Taycan Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 0 g/km
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 28.5 kWh/100 km

911 Carrera 4S

WLTP*
  • 11.1 – 10.2 l/100 km
  • 253 – 231 g/km

911 Carrera 4S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 11.1 – 10.2 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 253 – 231 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 10.1 - 9.7 l/100 km
  • 231 - 222 g/km

911 Carrera 4S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 10.1 - 9.7 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 231 - 222 g/km