Compare 2019 BMW 8-Series vs 2020 Porsche Taycan

2019 BMW 8-Series
2020 Porsche Taycan
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M850i xDrive Convertible
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4S Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taycan 4S Sedan N/A N/A N/A $103,800
Taycan Turbo S Sedan N/A N/A N/A $185,000
Taycan Turbo Sedan N/A N/A N/A $150,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$113,400
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$121,400
$103,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2023 / month
$1730 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Bigger, bulkier, bawdier: The 2019 BMW 8-Series bucks all Bavaria’s typical instincts and revels in its life choices. The 2020 Porsche Taycan is the benchmark for electric-car performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.5 -
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 67.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 -
Length, Overall (in)
191.2 195.4
Height, Overall (in)
53 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 66.7
Wheelbase (in)
111.1 114.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 77.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 12.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.2
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/35YR20 P225/55YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/30YR20 P275/45YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
258 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4736 4777
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
523 @ 5500 562
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
553 @ 1800 479
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 -
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 -
Trans Order Code
2TB G1X
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.40 8.05
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 -
Trans Type
8 2
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 8 Series Porsche Taycan
Body Style
Convertible Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 - TBD -
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