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Porsche opens Europe’s most powerful EV charging park

Sponsored Links Porsche Porsche just unveiled what might be your dream EV charging park — if you happen to be swinging through eastern Germany, anyway. The automaker has opened Europe’s most powerful fast-charging park in Leipzig, giving visitors a dozen 350kW stations to rapidly charge your Taycan (or any compatible EV, thankfully) and another four …

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Check out the first-ever electric car designed by Porsche, the 1898 P1

The P1 was lost for 116 years, then found in a warehouse in Austria. Porsche An illustration of the P1. Porsche A rear-mounted electric motor. Porsche When you think about it, this was as futuristic for 1898 as the Taycan’s screen-filled interior is more than a century later. Porsche I’m not sure the P1 had …

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Porsche’s first Super Bowl ad in 23 years is for the electric Taycan

Sponsored Links Porsche There have been Super Bowl ads for electric cars before, but they’ve tended to treat EVs as novelties. BMW’s 2015 ad for the i3 was practically a crash course in EVs, while Audi’s 2019 spot was more to advertise electrification than the still-unavailable E-Tron GT. Porsche, however, is embracing the radical concept …

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A look ahead to the 2020 IMSA sports car season

2019 was the year that Mazda Motorsport finally saw victory with the RT24-P. The car lost none of its speed in the offseason and set a new unofficial track record in preseason testing at Daytona. There are even rumors of a third Mazda joining some rounds of the series, but it’s all unconfirmed as of …

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Porsche tests a four-motor powertrain for electric SUVs

Sponsored Links Porsche Porsche’s follow-ups to the Taycan may make its powerplants seem conservative by comparison. The Stuttgart crew has revealed that it’s working on a four-motor powertrain for electric SUVs, twice as many as what you’ll find in the Taycan. This isn’t about improving quarter mile times, though. Instead, the design is focused on …

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Porsche’s Taycan lives up to its EV hype

Sponsored Links Driving a Porsche — regardless of its body style — is filled with expectations. The vehicle should go fast while whipping around corners. So it’s no surprise that the automaker’s electric Taycan (pronounced Tie Khan) offers those things. The revelation is that it does so, even with the heft of a 93.4kWh battery …

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Porsche unveils the mid-range Taycan 4S EV

Sponsored Links Porsche So far, we’ve seen Porsche’s Taycan in the Turbo and Turbo S variants, but Porsche has already said that it’s planning more models. Now, the company has unveiled the Taycan 4S, a mid-range version of the electric sports car. It will deliver up to 420 kW (around 630 horsepower), compared to 500 …

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Boeing and Porsche are developing an electric ‘flying car’

Sponsored Links Porsche/Boeing Boeing has teamed up with luxury sports carmaker Porsche to develop a concept for an electric vehicle capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) — in other words, they’re working on a “flying car.” The companies’ engineers will even collaborate to build and test a prototype based on the design they’ll come …

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Hennessey Performance’s first EV mods will go on the Porsche Taycan

We’ve been waiting years for tuner culture to catch up with electric vehicles, and now Hennessey Performance Engineering is promising to get in the game, starting with the Porsche Taycan. According to its founder and CEO John Hennessey, the company will start with “simple modifications such as wheels, tires and interior upgrades as well as …

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Intrigue at the Nurburgring as Tesla unofficially beats Porsche’s fastest lap

Sponsored Links Autoblog When Porsche beat the Nurburgring lap record for a four-door EV, it was sending a message to rival Tesla: “Hey, 2-second 0-60mph acceleration times are cool, but how long can your brakes, motor, tires and batteries last?” Tesla boss Elon Musk got the message loud and clear, and as it goes with …

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