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Porsche Taycan Software Update Adds Smart Features

Porsche Taycan Software Update Adds Smart Features

In September 2020, Porsche rolled out a major update to the all-electric Taycan. However, customers who had purchased the sports car before September were not able to take advantage of the changes. Now, thanks to a Taycan software update, they can. Here’s what it includes. New Smartlift function One of the features included in the software update is a new Smartlift function for owners of Taycan models equipped with adaptive air suspension. This enables owners to program the Taycan to…

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Porsche Taycan Sets New Guinness World Record for Top Speed

Porsche Taycan Sets New Guinness World Record for Top Speed

The Porsche Taycan has set a new Guinness World Record. Racing driver Leh Keen recently accelerated the electric sports car to a top speed of 165.1 kph inside an exhibition hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, setting the new world record for the fastest speed driven by a vehicle inside. In order to set this record, Keen had to follow rules that are strictly enforced by Guinness. For instance, he had to start and finish his attempt at a standstill, all…

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Porsche Taycan Sets Drifting World Record

Porsche Taycan Sets Drifting World Record

The Porsche Taycan earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records late last year when it set the record for the longest continuous drift in an electric car. For the purposes of this drifting world record, drifting is defined driving with the wheels at an angle instead of pointed in the same direction of the curve you’re driving on. The driver, Dennis Retera, drove on a 200-meter circle for 210 laps without ever straightening the wheels, ultimately drifting…

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Porsche Taycan 4S Details Announced

Porsche Taycan 4S Details Announced

Porsche first showed off the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S, its first ever all-electric vehicles, at the Frankfurt Motor Show last September. Just a few weeks later, the Porsche Taycan 4S details were also announced, revealing it as the least expensive of all three models. Though none of these luxury sport EVs are what most people would call cheap, the price of the 4S is almost $50,000 less than the price of the Turbo, and nearly $85,000 less than…

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