Porsche Taycan electric sedan sets new speed recordFebruary 20, 2020
According to the results of tests of the popular American automobile magazine MotorTrend, the German electric Porsche Taycan sedan set a new speed record when breaking 402 meters among electric vehicles. It was even faster than the Tesla Model S in the P100D version.
According to the American magazine MotorTrend (MT), the all-electric all-wheel drive Porsche Taycan sedan in the Turbo S version can travel a standard distance of 402 meters (a quarter mile) faster than all previously tested electric vehicles.
The publication claims that “the previous record holder among electric vehicles (BEV) was the Tesla Model S sedan in the P100D version (nicknamed Plood), the result of overcoming 402 meters of which is 10.51 seconds, and the maximum speed was equal to 201.12 km / h The tested Taycan Turbo S accelerates “9.17 km / h faster at a speed of 209.81 km / h in 10.47 seconds.”
In addition, MT shares the fact that the Taycan Turbo S: “became the third fastest Porsche car and the 12th fastest of any vehicle in the ten-year history of research conducted by experts of the publication MotorTrend. It was even faster than the 911 Turbo S sports coupe. ”
MotorTrend notes that when testing electric vehicles, each participant must have a charge level of at least 75% or higher, and the air temperature overboard must be at least 26.6 Celsius. ”
Testers note that both the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S use an all-wheel drive system, which helped them perform so well in acceleration tests.
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