Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Mito Man » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:55 pm

I’ve seen some vids of Model 3’s on track but not sure how long they last, would rather watch paint dry than watch a video featuring just tyre squeal. After all they have a track mode so it would be stupid if they didn’t last long out on track.

Roadster would be faster of course, but it would be a different category of car. Even comparing the Model S to the Taycan is pushing it a bit much.

Technically the Nio EP9 is the fastest road legal electric car currently but when they set their time the car wasn’t road legal as it wasn’t homologated which I believe it is now as it took the road car record at Goodwood shortly afterwards.
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by nuttinnew » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:28 pm

Jobbo wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:09 pm
GG. wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:08 pm
Jobbo wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:29 pm

Was that autocorrect? Have you tried Macan?
It does seem very unfortunate that they now have cars called the Macan and also the Taycan. Is the next one going to be the Praia da Luz?
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Simon » Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:55 pm

Jobbo wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:29 pm
Simon wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:00 pm
If the Model S driver doesn't beat the Taken, will Musk call him a Paedo?
Was that autocorrect? Have you tried Macan?
Not autocorrect. As James correctly identifies, it was for the 'lolz'. I'm so street. 8-)
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Simon » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:49 pm

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Post by RobYob » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:19 am

Simon wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:49 pm
Typical Elon
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Post by Beany » Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:56 pm

Yeah, he's also recently backed down on Twitter. I figured it was because the car Shay itself on track, but not even getting onto the track?

Classic.

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Post by ZedLeg » Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:05 pm

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Post by RobYob » Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:20 pm

Will be interesting if they release a lap video with decent telemetry. You'd be able to get a fair idea of any thermal or charge related performance loses knowing the nominal mass, power and track characteristics.

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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Maurice » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:29 pm

Jobbo wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:09 pm
GG. wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:08 pm
Jobbo wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:29 pm

Was that autocorrect? Have you tried Macan?
It does seem very unfortunate that they now have cars called the Macan and also the Taycan. Is the next one going to be the Praia da Luz?
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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by Swervin_Mervin » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:48 pm

More here

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new- ... 0%E2%80%99

I'm intrigued to know how 3 motors works on 2 axles

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Post by RobYob » Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:57 am

Swervin_Mervin wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:48 pm
More here

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new- ... 0%E2%80%99

I'm intrigued to know how 3 motors works on 2 axles
Motor per wheel at the rear I'd guess. If they're the same power as current S that'll be nearly 1200hp total.

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Re: Porsche Taycan first drive - Fully Charged

Post by integrale_evo » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:28 am

The arches and wheels look good, but that spoiler looks like a right bodge job 😂
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