Porsche Taycan became Bill Gates’ first electric car

Porsche Taycan became Bill Gates’ first electric car

February 18, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

At the same time, the billionaire noted that the decision was largely influenced by Tesla.

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates acquired his first electric car. The choice of the billionaire fell on the German Porsche Taycan. Bill Gates is not a great expert in the field of automobiles; however, there are several Porsche and Lamborghini cars in his garage. Now there was a place for a fully electric car.

In an interview with one of the famous bloggers, the main co-founder of Microsoft admitted that he is very grateful to the American company Tesla and Ilon Mask for the fact that electric cars have become very popular. However, he decided to stop his choice on a car of the German premium brand, which he liked. In an interview, Gates also spoke about the shortcomings of an electric car compared to cars with a classic ICE.

He experiences the main discomfort from a long charging time, as well as from a smaller power reserve.

 At the same time, Bill Gates did not comment on the selected equipment. If he opted for the maximum modification of the Taycan Turbo S, then such a car has a capacity of 750 hp. at 1049 Nm of torque. Such characteristics allow it to accelerate to a speed of 259 km / h, and it is able to overcome the mark of 96 km / h in 2.6 seconds. The cost of such a car is 185,000 dollars