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Mercedes Is Spooked by the Porsche Taycan; Plans an Electric AMG to Fight Back

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Even in the wake of this years Frankfurt Motor Show - which has lost some of its glam if were being completely honest - its hard to ignore one launch in particular, namely the Porsche Taycan. In all fairness, the Taycan has indeed been teased and then teased some more over the past months, however, when Porsche finally dropped the mic and unveiled its first-ever electric sports car, the audience had plenty of things to absorb. The same can be said about Porsches arch-rival Mercedes-Benz, whose plans to introduce an electric AMG-badged model that would compete with the Taycan have been highlighted in Frankfurt by Mercedes-Benz head honcho Ola Kallenius.

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