Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by IanF » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:50 pm

Brannen wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:41 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAX74HkmvHU

I think that's impressive 🧐
God it sounds shit! 🙁
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Post by Mito Man » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:58 pm

It’s pulling over 9G under acceleration and 8G under braking according to the graphic.
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Mito Man wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:58 pm
It’s pulling over 9G under acceleration and 8G under braking according to the graphic.
Units are important Bro.

9g of acceleration breaks the sound barrier in under four seconds. ;)

9m/s² is bit saner.

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Post by Alex_ » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:39 am

IanF wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:50 pm
Brannen wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:41 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAX74HkmvHU

I think that's impressive 🧐
God it sounds shit! 🙁
What were you expecting? :lol:
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Simon » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:39 am

RobYob wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:24 am
Mito Man wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:58 pm
It’s pulling over 9G under acceleration and 8G under braking according to the graphic.
Units are important Bro.

9g of acceleration breaks the sound barrier in under four seconds. ;)

9m/s² is bit saner.
Indeed. 9G would be accelerating 9 times faster than if you just dropped it out of a plane.
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by PaulJ » Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:05 pm

Simon wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:39 am
RobYob wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:24 am
Mito Man wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:58 pm
It’s pulling over 9G under acceleration and 8G under braking according to the graphic.
Units are important Bro.

9g of acceleration breaks the sound barrier in under four seconds. ;)

9m/s² is bit saner.
Indeed. 9G would be accelerating 9 times faster than if you just dropped it out of a plane.
9G would also result in most people losing consciousness for a guess too. :shock:

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Post by RobYob » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:28 pm

PaulJ wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:05 pm
Simon wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:39 am
RobYob wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:24 am


Units are important Bro.

9g of acceleration breaks the sound barrier in under four seconds. ;)

9m/s² is bit saner.
Indeed. 9G would be accelerating 9 times faster than if you just dropped it out of a plane.
9G would also result in most people losing consciousness for a guess too. :shock:
wiki'd it for horizontal forces the tolerance is higher than I expected, you don't risk "grey/black/red out" either.

Horizontal Gees.
"Early experiments showed that untrained humans were able to tolerate a range of accelerations depending on the time of exposure. This ranged from as much as 20 g0 for less than 10 seconds, to 10 g0 for 1 minute, and 6 g0 for 10 minutes for both eyeballs in and out." :shock:

10g's for 1min gets you to 6km/s, not hanging about. Not quite Apollo lunar mission speed but getting there.
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Mito Man » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:31 pm

Yeah negative G’s are the killer as the blood suddenly rushes into your eyes and head so your blood vessels burst and your black out.
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Post by simon_g » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:46 pm

Mercifully short 5 minute edit of that launch event with all the important stuff :

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Post by IanF » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:54 pm

Looks great! Far more like the prototype than I expected. Honda have achieved this also, guess it’s a benefit of not having to put a big lump of metal in the front and all the protections that involves.
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Post by Beany » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:56 pm

IanF wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:54 pm
Looks great! Far more like the prototype than I expected. Honda have achieved this also, guess it’s a benefit of not having to put a big lump of metal in the front and all the protections that involves.
The prototype for the Honda effectively was the final design. They did a 'concepty' version to judge reaction for a motorshow, but then everyone preferred the original design so they went with that.

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Post by Mito Man » Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:49 pm

Er what. The Honda got bastardised much like the Brera concept.
Don’t know what the Taycan concept looked like as it’s always been heavily camouflaged.
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Post by Beany » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:26 pm

Slightly misinterpreted that, but not much - the 'production' version was basically set up and on the way, but they needed a concept for the motorshows. So they made the concept. They got some feedback from the concept that got fed back to the original design, but the car you see now is older in design terms than the concept, which was purely mocked up for car shows.

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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Mito Man » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:37 pm

This concept?
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Anyway this is the original version that I saw and really liked, then much like the Brera they made it taller and it ruined the proportions.
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Jobbo » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:17 am

The slightly squared-off front grille on the concept looks better than the more rounded production car, but I like both. Has more of a Fiat 500 feel than a mk1 Golf feel for production.

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Post by ZedLeg » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:31 am

Isn't it supposed to look like a mk1 Civic?
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Mito Man » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:48 am

The concept also doesn’t look like it’s sitting on castors. My first impressions upon actually seeing it was that it’s a Honda Jazz with a slightly nicer body bolted on.
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Jobbo » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:01 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:31 am
Isn't it supposed to look like a mk1 Civic?
Utter failure to make the grille the proper dog bone shape then :lol:

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