Test drive: Porsche gets practical with an estate that is also sensational to drive

The zero-emissions Taycan Cross Turismo is one of the finest all-rounders out there

The Porsche Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo: there’s an extra gloss of refinement to the way this car goes about its business

Porsche’s Taycan electric vehicle has already taken the world by storm, and the natural expansion of the range was to introduce a more practical estate version, which the German company has duly done.

Unusually, though, Porsche has also decided that the new electric wagon needs a lifestyle aspect. Rather than being a Sport Turismo – the epithet apportioned to estate versions of the Panamera model – this is the Taycan Cross Turismo.

It rides either ...